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Benin City

(conventionally called "bronze"), were taken from the city by the British and are currently displayed in various museums around the world. Some of the bronzes were auctioned off to compensate for the expenses incurred during the invasion of the city. Most of these artifacts can be found today in British museums and other parts of the world. In recent years, various appeals have gone to the British government to return such artifacts


Mérida, Mérida

the top of El Aguila Peak. Guevara visited the spot in 1952 during his travels through South America, which he recorded in his diary (The Motorcycle Diaries). Guevara Monument in Venezuela Destroyed ''Associated Press'', October 19, 2007 * Rosario, Argentina, the city of Che's birth, features a Ernesto "Che" Guevara plaza. The centerpiece is a 13-foot bronze "Monument to Che" statue of Guevara, cast from thousands of donated and melted-down keys. Argentina Recognizing Che at Last Reuters, June 15, 2008 image location Mérida (Mérida, Mérida), Venezuela coordinates '''Estadio Guillermo Soto Rosa''' is a multi-use stadium in Mérida (Mérida, Mérida), Venezuela. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and was the home stadium of Estudiantes de Mérida Fútbol Club until Estadio Metropolitano de Mérida opened in 2005. It currently hosts the home matches of the ULA (Universidad de Los Andes FC) football team. The stadium holds 14,000 spectators http: www.worldstadiums.com south_america countries venezuela.shtml . prominence location Mérida (Mérida, Mérida), Venezuela range Sierra Nevada (Sierra Nevada de Mérida), Andes Televen purchased eight new transmitters to reach new markets in Maturín, Valle de la Pascua, Mérida (Mérida, Mérida), Valencia (Valencia, Carabobo), and Puerto Cabello. Televen also modernized their existing transmitters in Caracas, Coro (Santa Ana de Coro), Vargas (Vargas (state)), Maracaibo, Maracay, Puerto Ordaz, Puerto La Cruz, and Margarita (Isla Margarita). Protests also occurred in six other cities, and there were violent clashes between students and throwing rocks, and police shooting plastic bullets. Demonstrations occurred in the cities of Mérida (w:Mérida, Mérida), Maracaibo (w:Maracaibo), Puerto la Cruz (w:Puerto la Cruz), San Cristóbal (w:San Cristóbal, Táchira), Barquisimeto (w:Barquisimeto) and Valencia (w:Valencia, Carabobo) on Wednesday. The Santa Barbara Airlines (w:Santa Barbara Airlines) plane took off just before dusk from the city of Mérida (w:Mérida, Mérida) en route to Simón Bolívar International Airport (w:Simón Bolívar International Airport) outside the capital city of Caracas (w:Caracas).


Bitola

from the most recent European and world production, whose Directors of Photography contend for the Golden, Silver and Bronze "CAMERA 300", awarded by the festival's International Jury. Held on a third week of September every year since 1979. * '''Interfest''' - an international festival of classical music, held 2–12 October every year. In 2006, the festival celebrated its 14th anniversary. The 10-day festival gathers prominent musicians and renowned


Ankara

; and more than 180 bronze "Phrygian fibulae" (ancient safety pins). The wooden furniture (Gordion Furniture and Wooden Artifacts) found in the tomb is especially noteworthy, as wood seldom survives from archaeological contexts: the collection included nine tables, one of them elaborately carved and inlaid, and two ceremonial serving stands inlaid with religious symbols and geometric patterns. Important bronze and wooden artifacts were also found in other tumulus burials at the site


Florence

in Lippi's works, which are marked by taste, delicacy and a strong turn for portrait-like naturalism (naturalism (art)). His maxim was to poetize as he spoke, and to paint as he saw. His biography was recounted by Filippo Baldinucci. "Florentine bronze" bears no relation to the 16th century bronze reductions of full-scale sculptures that were made in Florence after models by Giambologna and other Mannerist (Mannerism) sculptors, to satisfy a collectors' market. * After the humiliation of his envoys in 1219, Genghis Khan's response to the Shah of the Khwarezmid Empire (Khwarezm) was (according to Bevin Alexander): "You have chosen war. That will happen which will happen and what it is to be we know not; only God knows." Commons:Category:Florence Wikipedia:Florence Dmoz:Regional Europe Italy Regions Tuscany Localities Florence


Venezuela

, the city of Che's birth, features a Ernesto "Che" Guevara plaza. The centerpiece is a 13-foot bronze "Monument to Che" statue of Guevara, cast from thousands of donated and melted-down keys. Argentina Recognizing Che at Last Reuters, June 15, 2008 * Former Cuban President Fidel Castro (who fought alongside Che during the Cuban revolution) has proclaimed that Guevara was "a flower prematurely cut from its stem" who "sowed the seeds of social conscience in Latin America and the world." Cuba Remembers Che Guevara 40 Years After his Fall by Rosa Tania Valdes, Reuters, October 8, 2007 Castro has also remarked that Che's "luminous gaze of a prophet has become a symbol for all the poor" Cuba Salutes 'Che' Guevara CNN, October 17, 1997 and that "today he is in every place, wherever there is a just cause to defend." Che Remembered 40 Years After Death by Alvaro Suazo, ''The Washington Post'', October 6, 2007 * Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has performed several symbolic acts of solidarity with Guevara, which include wearing a red Che t-shirt to the 2005 World Social Forum, "Hugo Chavez Gets Hero's Welcome at Forum" Associated Press, January 31, 2005 laying a wreath in remembrance of the 40th anniversary of his death at his Mausoleum (Mausoleo Che Guevara), naming a state-funded adult education programme "Misión Che Guevara", and granting doctors of the Venezuelan public health system a 60 percent pay raise in "honor of Che" who was a physician. Chavez, Honoring Che, Gives Venezuela Doctors 60 Percent Raise by Matthew Walter, Bloomberg, October 9, 2007 * After winning President of Bolivia in 2006, Evo Morales installed a portrait of Che Guevara made from coca leaves in the presidential palace.


Madrid

in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of his arrival in the Americas. The statue replicates one made by Jeronimo Suñol in 1892, The park's sculpture is signed in the bronze "J. SUÑOL"; it bears the foundry mark of Federico Masriera Barcelona 1892. located at the Plaza de Colon, in Madrid. The New York version was placed in the park in 1894 at the foot of the Mall, and is today one of two monuments of Columbus found in the park's environs, the other being


Moscow

the bronze medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, behind India (gold) and Spain. '''Aleksandr Goncharov''' ( ; born March 27, 1959) is a former field hockey player from the Soviet Union, who won the bronze medal with his national team at the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Национальный Олимпийский комитет Республики Казахстан. Олимпийская


Soviet Union

medal with his national team at the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Национальный Олимпийский комитет Республики Казахстан. Олимпийская летопись ; born May 14, 1975, Mukachevo, in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union – in present-day

Team from the Soviet Union at the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Games08.ru. Москва-1980 '''Aleksandr Miasnikov''' (born May 8, 1959) is a retired field hockey player from Russia, who won the bronze medal with the Men's National Field Hockey Team from the Soviet Union at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. He represented the Soviet Union again


India

The civil war (Sri Lankan Civil War) in Sri Lanka, from 1983 to 2009 had generated thousands of internally displaced people as well as refugees. Many Sri Lankans have fled to neighbourly India and western countries such as Canada, France, Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Refugees travel through Malaysia and or Thailand and Indonesia before moving into Australia or Canada by illegal means such as boat or plane.

hockey player from the Soviet Union, who won the bronze medal with his national team at the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Национальный Олимпийский комитет Республики Казахстан. Олимпийская летопись behind India (gold) and Spain (bronze). The 17th century chronicle ''Frisia seu de viris rebusque illustribus'', by Martinus Hamconius, purported to list the ancient


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