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and Venezuela. Countries with significant black, mulatto, or zambo populations today include Brazil (86 million, according to how censuses are applied nationwide, considering all the brown Brazilian (Pardo) population as being "Black", which must signifies of African descent and makes caboclo (mestizo) identity lacks of space on racial classifications there), Colombia (10 million), Haiti (8.7 million), Dominican Republic (up to 8.1 million), Cuba (up to 4 million), and Puerto Rico (20%–46%). Recent genetic research in UPR Mayaguez has brought to light that 26.4% of Puerto Ricans have Black African heritage on the X chromosome and 20% on the Y chromosome, thus between 20%–46% of the Puerto Rican population has African heritage. Puerto Rico – DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 (For more on this see Demographics of Puerto Rico). The African languages provided hundreds of words too, especially in the following subjects: food (e.g., ''quitute'', ''quindim'', ''acarajé'', ''moqueca''), religious concepts (''mandinga'', ''macumba'', ''orixá'', ''axé''), African-Brazilian music (''samba'', ''lundu'', ''maxixe'', ''berimbau''), body-related parts and diseases (''banguela'', ''bunda'', ''capenga'', ''caxumba''), places (''cacimba'', ''quilombo'', ''senzala'', ''mocambo''), objects (''miçanga'', ''abadá'', ''tanga'') and household concepts, such as ''cafuné'' ("caress on the head"), ''curinga'' ("joker card (joker (playing card))"), ''caçula'' ("youngest child"), and ''moleque'' ("brat, spoiled child"). Though the African slaves had various ethnic origins, the Bantu (Bantu languages) and Guinean-Sudanese groups contributed by far to most of the borrowings, above all the Kimbundu (from Angola), Kikongo (from Angola, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Commons:Category:Angola Wikipedia:Angola Dmoz:Regional Africa Angola


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in Portugal Angolan presence (including that of the family of the state president) in banks as well as in the domains of energy, telecommunications (Telecommunications in Angola), and mass media has become notable, as has the acquisition of vineyards and orchards as well as of touristic enterprises. See "A força do kwanza", ''Visão'' (Lisbon), 993, 15 May 2012, pp. 50–54 With a stock of assets corresponding to 70 billion USD (6.8 billion Kz), Angola is now the third largest financial market in sub-Saharan Africa, surpassed only by Nigeria and South Africa. According to the Angolan Minister of Economy, Abraão Gourgel, the financial market of the country grew modestly from 2002 and now lies in third place at the level of sub-Saharan Africa. Angola is the third-largest sub-Saharan financial market, MacauHub, July 23, 2014 Angola’s economy is expected to grow by 3.9 percent in 2014 said the International Monetary Fund (IMF). According to the Fund, robust growth in the nonoil economy, mainly driven by a very good performance in the agricultural sector, is expected to offset a temporary drop in oil production. Angola’s economy to grow by 3.9 percent-IMF StarAfrica, September 4, 2014 According to a study on the banking sector, carried out by Deloitte, the monetary policy led by Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA), the Angolan national bank, allowed a decrease in the inflation rate put at 7.96% in December 2013, which contributed to the sector’s growth trend. Angola: Sector bancário mantém crescimento em 2013, Angola Press (26-09-2014) According to estimates divulged by Angola’s central bank, the country’s economy should grow at an annual average rate of 5 percent over the next four years, boosted by the increasing participation of the private sector. Angola seen growing average 5 percent: Central Bank, Reuters (Africa), 10-06-2014 On December 19th, 2014, the Capital Market in Angola started. BODIVA (Angola Stock Exchange) (Angola Securities and Debt Stock Exchange, in English) received the secondary public debt market, and it is expected to start the corporate debt market by 2015, but the stock market should only be a reality in 2016. CMC prepares launch of debt secondary market Angola Press Agency, December 16th, 2014 Transport Commons:Category:Angola Wikipedia:Angola Dmoz:Regional Africa Angola

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Peter last Manuel pages 918–918 publisher Garland Publishing location New York and London year 2001 isbn 0-8240-6040-7 url http: books?id Xb2ibVAXO9sC&pg PA918&dq zouk+mazurka# brass section, two synthesizers, guitar, bass guitar. Contemporary: Zouk-love and Zouk-R'n'B use synthesisers and drum machines especially. Kizomba is one of the most popular genres of dance and music created in Angola

lusophone countries (Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Portugal, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe, East Timor, Brazil and the territory of Macau) other_topics Music of Angola '''Kizomba''' is one of the most popular genres of dance and music created in Angola. Derived directly from Zouk, sung generally in Portuguese (Portuguese language), it is a genre of music with a romantic flow mixed with African rhythm. The kizomba dancing style is also known

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PaginaInicial Sociedade Interior.aspx?content_id 1165354 Portugueses em Angola quadruplicaram , Jornal de Notícias (March 10, 2009) Besides the Portuguese, significant numbers of people from other European and from diverse Latin American countries (especially Brazil) can be found. From the 2000s many Chinese have settled and started up small businesses, while at least as many have come as workforce for large (construction or other) enterprises. Observers claim that the Chinese community

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teleSUR's broadcasts via terrestrial television are Venezuela and Ecuador, whose governments are sponsors of the channel. teleSUR is currently available via Digital Terrestrial Television in Argentina, as part of the Government-sponsored channel line-up which includes several other public service, educational, music, sports and news channels. Venezuela started broadcasting teleSUR via terrestrial television on February 9, 2007

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'''Angola''' ; Kikongo, Kimbundu, Umbundu: ''Repubilika ya Ngola''), is a country in Southern Africa. It is the seventh largest country in Africa, and is bordered by Namibia on the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, and Zambia on the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean and Luanda is its capital city. The exclave (Enclave and exclave) province of Cabinda (Cabinda Province) has borders with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The Portuguese were present in some – mostly coastal – points of the territory of what is now Angola from the 16th century, interacting in diverse ways with the peoples who lived there. In the 19th century, settlers slowly and hesitantly began to establish themselves in the interior. Angola as a Portuguese colony (Portuguese West Africa) encompassing the present territory was not established until the early 20th century, after the Mbunda (Mbunda people) resistance and abduction of their King, Mwene Mbandu I Lyondthzi Kapova (Mwene Mbandu Kapova I of Mbunda). See René Pélissier: ''Les Guerres grises: Résistance et revoltes en Angola (1845–1941)'', Montamets Orgeval: Éditions Pélissier, 1977 Independence was achieved in 1975, after a protracted liberation war (Angolan War of Independence). After independence, Angola descended into an intense civil war from 1975 to 2002 (Angolan Civil War). Despite the civil war, areas such as Baixa de Cassanje continue a lineage of kings which have included the former King Kambamba Kulaxingo and current King Dianhenga Aspirante Mjinji Kulaxingo.

Angola has vast mineral and petroleum reserves, and its economy has on average grown at a double-digit pace since the 1990s, especially following the end of the civil war. In spite of this, standards of living remain low for the majority of the population, and life expectancy and infant mortality rates (infant mortality) in Angola are among the worst in the world. Angola is considered to be economically disparate, with the majority of the nation's wealth concentrated (wealth concentration) in a disproportionately small sector of the population.

Angola is a member state of the United Nations, OPEC, African Union, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the Latin Union and the Southern African Development Community.

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