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, Paraguay, Bolivia and Brazil. The United States provided support, with Ecuador and Peru joining later in more peripheral roles. ref>

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), chontaduro or chantaduro, (Colombia, Ecuador), pijuayo (Peru), pijiguao (Venezuela), tembé (Bolivia), pixbae (pronounced pibá) (Panama), and in Portuguese (Portuguese language): pupunheira, and pupunha (Brazil). thumb left Ripe fruit (Image:Solanum pseudocapsicum.jpg) The plant is perennial in zones up to USDA 8. Native to Peru and Ecuador, they can survive frosts and cold weather. They generally live up to 10 years, producing fruit usually

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in the hundreds thousands; Mexico and Venezuela (an estimated 5,000 to 50,000 descendants); and in North America: Canada, Mexico and the United States. *Felipe de Borbon, Prince of Asturias (MSFS 1995) - Crown Prince of Spain *Galo Plaza (SFS 1929) - President of Ecuador, 1948–1952; 4th Secretary General of the Organization of American States, 1968-1975 *Dalia Grybauskaite (SFS 1991) - President of Lithuania, 2009–present The Children International Sponsorship

Program as of 2010, benefits more than 340,000 impoverished children and their families in eleven countries, http: en us info Pages WhereWeWork.aspx?sid B62C54B2-0F5C-40AA-B154-F489C2AE1581 including Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, the Philippines, the United States and Zambia. ::'''Brazil''': Acre, Amazonas, Bahia, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Para, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo ::'''Western South America''': Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Paraguay

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, the day Mexico celebrates its independence from Spain. In this meeting, Subcomandante Marcos requested official adherence of the organizations to the Sixth Declaration, and detailed a six-month tour of the Zapatistas through all 31 Mexican states that took place concurrently with the electoral campaign starting January 2006. right thumb Two tiger oscars (Image:Two Tiger Oscar.jpg) ''A. ocellatus'' is native to Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, and French Guiana

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level, members of FIAN form groups mainly run by volunteers. FIAN has some 45 active local groups worldwide. Total membership of FIAN currently stands at 3600 members and has twelve country sections: in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Ghana, Honduras, India (and there also in the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal), Mexico, Norway, the Philippines, Sweden and Switzerland. The Co

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. The largest exporting nation is Thailand. Industrial shrimp farming can be traced to the 1930s, when Japanese agrarians spawned and cultivated Kuruma shrimp (Marsupenaeus japonicus) (''Penaeus japonicus'') for the first time. By the 1960s, a small industry had developed in Japan.

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indicates that since the mid-1980s, the rate of retreat for both of these glaciers has been increasing. In Colombia, the glaciers atop Nevado del Ruiz have lost more than half their area in the last 40 years.

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markets of Papua New Guinea, where it is known as 'sugar fruit'. It likes climates ranging from 15° to 18° C and between 600 and 1000 mm of annual rain. It lives at altitudes ranging from 1700 to 2600 meters above sea level.They have abundant, simple leaves and greenish-white flowers.The fruit is orange to yellow colored with small light markings. It has a round shape with a tip ending in the stem. The fruit is between 6.5 and 8 cm long and between 5.1 and 7 cm in diameter. The outer shell is hard and slippery, and has soft padding on the interior to protect the seeds. The seeds, which are hard and black, are surrounded by a gelatinous sphere of transparent pulp. The pulp is the edible part of the fruit and has a soft sweet taste. It is very aromatic and contains vitamins A, C, and K, phosphorus, iron, and calcium.The main producers are Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, South Africa, Rwanda and Kenya. The main importers are the United States, Canada, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, and Spain. They have performed in the most important cities of Colombia and also in other countries like Ecuador and United States. And have partaken in important music festivals like "Rock al Parque 2003" in Bogotá, Colombia, and in the "Festival Ímpetu 2004" in Ecuador. Subspecies from humid regions (e.g. the Amazon basin) are generally greener with pure yellow bellies, while subspecies of drier regions (e.g. eastern Brazil and western Ecuador) generally are greyer with duller bellies. The subspecies ''C. o. venezuelae'' occurs only in Trinidad and Venezuela, and is well distinct in plumage tone.

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'''Ecuador''' ( west of the mainland.

Ecuador's official language is Spanish (Spanish language), which is spoken by 94% of the population; thirteen indigenous languages are also recognized, including Quichua (Quichua language) and Shuar (Shuar language). Ecuador has a land area of 283,520 km 2 and a population of approximately 15.2 million. Its capital city is Quito, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 1970s for having the best preserved and least altered historic center (Historic Center of Quito) in Latin America. url http: en list 2 title City of Quito publisher accessdate 2010-06-26 The country's largest city is Guayaquil. The historic center of Cuenca (Cuenca, Ecuador), the third-largest city in the country in size and economically, url http: BibliotecaPortlet descargar 802ca618-9bb7-4ada-81ca-647f2b133c06 title Statistics of income tax for Ecuador Cities publisher date 2008-12-31 accessdate 2008-12-31 was also declared a World Heritage Site in 1999 as an outstanding example of a planned, inland Spanish-style colonial city in the Americas. url http: en list 863 title Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca publisher date 1999-12-02 accessdate 2010-06-26

In addition to its rich history, Ecuador is known for hosting a variety of species, many of them endemic (endemism), such as those of the Galápagos Islands. It is one of seventeen megadiverse countries in the world, , Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. Retrieved 2009-09-07.

Ecuador is a presidential (presidential system) republic. In the territory now known as Ecuador there existed many indigenous groups before it became a part of the Inca Empire. It became an independent country in 1830 after having been part of the Spanish colonial empire (Spanish colonization of the Americas) and, for a much shorter time, of the republic of Gran Colombia. It is a medium-income country with an HDI (Human Development Index) score of 0.711 (2013).

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