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Santa Marta

(sän`tä mär`tä), city (1993 pop. 270,253), capital of Magdalena dept., N Colombia, a port on the Caribbean Sea. The city's banana industry, operated by the United Fruit Company, is one of the most important in South America. Santa Marta also has fine beaches and is a tourist center. Founded by the Spanish explorer Rodrigo de Bastidas in 1525, it was often sacked by corsairs in the 16th cent. During colonial times the city was important as an outlet for the Magdalena River valley. It remained royalist during the revolution and was liberated in 1821. Simón BolívarBolívar, Simón
, 1783–1830, South American revolutionary who led independence wars in the present nations of Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
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 died on an estate nearby.

Santa Marta

 

a city in northwestern Colombia, capital of Magdalena Department. Population, 141,300 (1972). A port on the Caribbean Sea, Santa Marta had a freight turnover of 1 million tons in 1969; bananas are an important export. The city is linked by rail with Bogotá. Industries include food processing and the production of textiles. There is a university in the city. Santa Marta was founded in 1525.

Santa Marta

a port in NW Colombia, on the Caribbean: the oldest city in Colombia, founded in 1525; terminus of the Atlantic railway from Bogotá (opened 1961). Pop.: 454 000 (2005 est.)
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In turn, thanked the Minister Caruana to Santa Marta Center leadership for this initiative and urged for further promote independent living of people with disabilities and at the same time parents and family-reassured the children and family disabilities have the skills needed to live independently through existing structures and services in Gozo.
Y anunciaron que la Compania haria una temporada de Esperando a Godot en Santa Marta, y que espectadores podrian viajar en transporte arreglada por el Foro Shakespeare, desde el Foro.
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Para comprender mejor los alcances del proyecto UPP, realice un estudio de caso en la favela de Santa Marta (entre diciembre de 2015 y febrero de 2016), lugar en el que se instalo la primera UPP de Rio de Janeiro (un contingente de 123 soldados en la PEMRJ), en diciembre del 2008 (11).
Here, those scarred by the troubles - and there are many - can speak of their ordeal, recounting the horrors in the vibrant cafes in sun-kissed Santa Marta.
Santa Marta is peaceful now, and that is a tribute to the resilience of its people: incredibly warm, friendly folk Tourism challenges the Kogi tribe watchers and it seldom disappoints.
Tourism creates challenges for the Kogi tribe Santa Marta is peaceful now, and that is a tribute to the resilience of its people: incredibly warm, friendly folk who bizarrely bestow famous names on their offspring as if reaching out for the western decadence that nearly destroyed them.
Santa Marta is peaceful now, and that is a tribute to the resilience of its people: incredibly warm, friendly folk Tourism creates challenges for the Kogi tribe who bizarrely bestow famous names on their offspring as if reaching out for the western decadence that nearly destroyed them.
Santa Marta is peaceful now, and that is a tribute to the resilience of its people: incredibly warm, friendly folk Tourism creates challenges the Kogi tribe who bizarrely bestow famous names on their offspring as if reaching out for the western decadence that nearly destroyed them.
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