Bolivar


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Bolivar

Simon . 1783--1830, South American soldier and liberator. He drove the Spaniards from Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru and hoped to set up a republican confederation, but was prevented by separatist movements in Venezuela and Colombia (1829--30). Upper Peru became a separate state and was called Bolivia in his honour

Bolivar

 

a department in northern Colombia located on a plain and bounded on the east by the Magdalena River. Area, 26,400 sq km; population, 820,800 (1969). Its administrative center is Cartagena. Much of the land is devoted to livestock grazing, and there are crop-producing areas with tobacco, rice, sugarcane, cotton, and fruit-growing (bananas and other fruits) plantations. Bolivar has stockpiles of valuable timber. Petroleum is extracted and refined, and there are food-processing and textile industries.


Bolivar

 

a French term designating a wide-brimmed men’s hat that was fashionable in a number of countries in the 1820’s.

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Reitero entonces el Apostol ideas e imagenes en torno a Bolivar que venian poblando su prosa, con variantes diversas desde dos anos atras, cuando pronunciara su discurso en el Club de Comercio de Caracas.
Sigue ahi lo que charlaron San Martin y Bolivar en 1822.
Protesters across the country burned bolivar notes and railed against Maduro, a former bus driver who has seen his popularity plunge to just 20 percent, according to pollster Datanalisis.
La de Rios, por supuesto, es una lectura particular y muy importante: la que corresponde a las herramientas historicas y teoricas de un proyecto democratico que quiere renovarse y que se opone al proceso politico de la revolucion bolivariana; es una lectura que se opone al muy desalentador aspecto autoritario y antidemocratico que suelen tenerlos usos historicos del culto a Bolivar, que no son distintos a los que se emplean en el proceso politico actual, a pesar de que se suponga a si mismo como liberador, revolucionario, antiimperialista, anticolonialista, popular y radicalmente democratico.
The value of revenue trapped in bolivars is being whittled away by the world's highest inflation rate and frequent devaluations.
Most critics praised Arana's flashy and energetic style, which brings Bolivar and his unstable times to life.
El discurso de Simon Bolivar es claramente republicano pero no democratico.
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Alors que les Espagnols comptent aller arreter Bolivar, le chef des revolutionnaires venezueliens, Montserrat, le previent et Bolivar parvient ainsi a s'echapper.
Colombian director Jorge AH Triana's 2002 film Bolivar soy yo is a postmodern satire about an idealistic soap star, Santiago Miranda, who assumes the persona of the character he portrays: the Liberator Simon Bolivar.