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recorded by his colleagues and pupils and published several times during his life and after his death in 1990. He dedicated especially to philosophy, Latin American economy, psychology and education. He let treaties on ancient and modern thinkers of a rich social and historical analysis over the Latin American cultural context. He was an adviser in the United Nations, the Colombian Ministry of Agriculture (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Colombia)), the Colombian Institute for the Agrarian Reform (Incora), an adviser of former president Belisario Betancur Cuartas and a writer for Crisis Magazine of Medellín. He was rewarded by the ''Honoris Causa'' in psychology of University of Valle in 1980. The Estanislao Zuleta Foundation is the institution that keeps and promotes the legacy of the Colombian philosopher. The '''Pontificia Universidad Javeriana''' is a private higher education institution founded in 1623. It is one of the oldest, most traditional, and prestigious Colombian universities (List of universities in Colombia), directed by the Society of Jesus, with its main facilities in Bogotá and a second campus in Cali. It is one of the 28 universities entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America and one of 114 around the world. - Cali align center CLO align center SKCL Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport align center A330, A320, A319, A318, F50 Focus city - **Bucaramanga - Palonegro International Airport ''Operated by Copa Airlines Colombia'' **Cali – Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport ''Operated by Copa Airlines Colombia'' **Cartagena (Cartagena, Colombia) – Rafael Núñez International Airport ''Operated by Copa Airlines Colombia'' Central American and Caribbean Championships (2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics) Cali, Columbia 7th (sf) Story On the night of June 6, 1992, the aircraft took off from Tocumen International Airport in Panama City (Panama City, Panama) for a flight to Cali, Colombia with 40 passengers and 7 crew. Among its passengers were Colombian merchants conducting business in Panama. Because of severe tropical storms, the pilot requested permission from Tocumen air traffic control to fly a different route, taking the plane over Darién Province. A few minutes later, the pilot radioed Tocumen air traffic control again, announcing his intention to return to his original route. *Festival Folclórico y Reinado Nacional del Bambuco in Neiva (Neiva, Huila) held on June 28 and June 29 for Saint Peter's and Saint Paul (Paul of Tarsus)'s days. *Cali Fair (''Feria de Cali''), held in Cali from December 25 to New Year's Eve. It is famous for its Salsa marathon concerts attended by renowned Salsa (Salsa music) bands. There are horse riding parades (''Spanish: cabalgatas''), masquerades and dances groups. *The Flowers Fair (''Feria de las Flores''), is held during August in the city of Medellín with its flowers parade and the main attraction called the Desfile de Silleteros. '''Daniel Alberto Cruz Castro''' (born 3 May 1981 in Cali) is a Belgian football (association football) midfielder with Colombian roots. Youth career Cruz played his early football at the Academia de Fútbol Tucumán in his hometown of Cali. His father, a retired Argentinian professional football player, was his primary coaching influence. In 1998, Cruz was discovered by an AFC Ajax scout while training with the first team at América de Cali. Within two weeks, at 17, the young Colombian had signed with the Dutch club's youth reserve program. Daniel Cruz Bio DATE OF BIRTH 9 May 1981 PLACE OF BIRTH Cali, Colombia DATE OF DEATH The Royal Audience of Quito had been established by a royal decree in 1563, its territory including Pasto, Popayán, Cali, Buenaventura and Buga in what is currently Colombia, and extended as far south as Piura in what is now Peru. name "" The eastern limit was ill-defined at the time, due to a lack of geographical knowledge and the low importance given to unpopulated, hard-to-reach territories. commons:Cali

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" (sugar cane fair) and "La Feria de la salsa" (Salsa fair). People enjoy many activities like an opening cabalgata (cavalcade) (parade of horseback riders), tascas, salsa concerts, bullfights, parades, athletic activities, competitions and cultural exhibitions. Salsa music Cali is also known as the "Capital de la Salsa" (salsa music) given the city's infatuation with that type of Afro-Caribbean music. In early July there is the Summer Salsa Festival which lasts for one week. It usually includes concerts by some of the world's great salsa bands as well as dance shows and "melomano" competitions in which salsa connoisseurs try to outdo each other by digging deep into the archives of salsa music and related sounds to find and reveal long lost tunes. On any night of the week small salsa clubs offer a variety of Afro-Caribbean beats., Cali fair Guid Furthermore, the last Friday of every month, the city has an event known as "Delirio", already internationally known with the most spectacular salsa shows presented, "Las Vegas" style. It has become a very important attraction for tourists to visit the city. Sports At a professional level, Cali hosts only football teams. At the amateur level there are Basketball, Football, Volleyball, and other sports. Nationally, Cali's athletes compete with Bogotá's and Medellín's in most sport tournaments and championships. Cali has two main athletic events, a mid-year half marathon ½ Maraton de Cali and a December 10k race called Carrera del Río Cali. Colombia's sports capital thumb Pascual Guerrero Stadium seen from the Cristo Rey. (File:Estadio Pascual Guerrero visto desde Cristo Rey.jpg) thumb left Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero (File:Pascual Guerrero U-20WC 2011 CMR-NZL.JPG) Cali, during 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. thumb right 200px Opening Ceremony in 1971 Pan American Games. (File:PanAm Games, Cali, 1971..jpg) The city of Santiago de Cali is recognized as the sports capital of Colombia. It is the first Colombian city to have hosted the Pan American Games (see 1971 Pan American Games), and has also won the National Olympic Games more than any other region in Colombia. The city also counts with one of the most developed sport infrastructures in the country. Many sporting events have taken place in the city. Cali has two football stadiums; Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero and Estadio Deportivo Cali del Deportivo Cali Palmaseca. Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero is currently home of both Deportivo Cali and América de Cali, since Estadio Deportivo Cali is still under construction. Deportivo Cali is the only football team owner of a stadium in Colombia since all of the other football stadiums are owned by the government. Ather important scene of activity in the city is "Coliseo El Pueblo", a covered arena center used for all type of events, the main use is basketball. Infrastructure Cali's infrastructure has permitted it to host several major international sports competitions such as the 1971 Pan American Games, numerous Games of the Pacific, the final phase of the 1982 World basketball championship (1982 FIBA World Championship), the 1999 World's Roller Hockey Championships, women's basketball and swimming events, Pan American Speed-Track Cycling Championships, and most recently the World's Roller Speed Skating Championships. Cali was the host city of the World Games 2013. * Pascual Guerrero Olímpic stadium (Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero) * El Pueblo Arena (Coliseo El Pueblo) * Polideportivo de El Vallado * Unidad Deportiva Panamericana * Velódromo Alcides Nieto Patiño * Gimnasio Evangelista Mora * Patinódromo Los Diputados * Estadio del Deportivo Cali (Estadio Deportivo Cali) Football Santiago de Cali is home of Colombia's Deportivo Cali and América de Cali football clubs. Many well-known football players were either born in Cali or have played in one of its clubs. Wellington Ortiz, Carlos Valderrama, Anthony de Avila, Álex Escobar, Julio Cesar Falcioni, Jorge Orosmán da Silva, Jorge Bermudez, Giovanny Hernandez, Hugo Rodallega, Mario Yepes, Faryd Mondragón, Adolfo Valencia, and Oscar Córdoba are a sample of them. According to CONMEBOL, América (América de Cali) ranks 2nd and Deportivo Cali 3rd commons:Cali

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Swamp , Trinidad. 1959 In 1950 the Foundation mounted a major program of virus research, establishing field laboratories in Poona, India; Port of Spain, Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago); Belém, Brazil; Johannesburg, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Ibadan, Nigeria; and Cali, Colombia. commons:Cali

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principal default.asp is popular with the young crowd with its many outdoor bars and cafes. thumb 250px Colorful handbag made with materials crafted by natives (File:Ethnic & modern handbag 2.jpg) * ''Cosmocentro'' has a large supermarket and a some stores. * '''Jardin Plaza''' is the newest mall in town with beautiful indoor gardens for a mostly outdoor experience. It has a nice Movie Theater Complex This mall


(such as Medellín to San Andrés (San Andrés, San Andrés y Providencia)), from a domestic destination to an international destination (Such as Cali to Los Angeles), from an international destination to a domestic city (Such as Ft. Lauderdale (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) to Baranquilla), between two international destinations (Such as Paris to Guayaquil) and allows for simpler codeshare connections (such as Atlanta to Cartagena (Cartagena, Colombia) with Delta Air Lines

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) an anthology of Colombian short stories about soccer. His last controversial novel, ''MD™'', is a parody about a surreal factory where everything is created. He also has written diverse articles, some of them humorous, for local newspapers, magazines and web pages, including ''La Palabra'', cultural publication of Universidad del Valle. Currently he teaches languages and literature in Cali, Colombia, with fellow writers like Carlos Patiño Millán and Fabio Martínez. birth_date commons:Cali

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and 108 miles from the important harbor city Buenaventura, Colombia, which is situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Although it covers a relatively small urban area, Tuluá's metropolitan area is comparatively big. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Cali, Colombia - The '''International Center for Tropical Agriculture''' (known as '''CIAT''' from its Spanish-language name '''''Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical''')'' is a not-for-profit research and development organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger while protecting natural resources in developing countries. It is based in Cali, Colombia. *St. John's Jesuit High School and Academy (Toledo, Ohio) *Colegio San Juan Berchmans (Cali, Colombia) *St. John's College (Belize City, Belize) '''Armenia''' ( commons:Cali

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) Founded in 1984, the Escuela Nacional Del Deporte (Sports National School) is, along with Politecnico Jaime Isaza Cadavid (Medellín), the most important institution in Colombia for physical activity, physical therapy and sports science. * University San Martin *La Manzana del Saber. Located in the south of the city, La Manzana del Saber is today the most important educational project in Cali

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. * '''Calle 66:''' Nightclubs in Cali, the best events, best bars, the best rumba, the most driven, most beautiful women, most people find it cute Cali La Rumba VIP. * '''Menga:''' Located north of Santiago de Cali, it is one of the most representative examples of the rumba in the city. Here you can find all the rhythms of time, plus exclusive platform to see the best artists in action, highly comfortable facilities, environment heated, only club in the area of Menga with VIP area, latest

surgeons are famous in Colombia for having shaped some of the country's most beautiful women. There have been no significant reports of problems in this area, but Lonely Planet advises proper research before pursuing such an idea. In the city of Cali about 50,000 (2010) cosmetic surgery procedures occur per year, of which around 14,000 involve patients from abroad.


'''Santiago de Cali''' ( ), usually known by its short name "'''Cali'''", is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department, and the most populous city in western Colombia with an estimated 2,319,655 Proyecciones de poblaciĂłn residents according to 2005-2020 DANE (Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística) population projections. The city spreads out across 560,3 km2 and 120,9 km2 of urban area, CALI EN CIFRAS 2011- ALCALDÍA DE SANTIAGO DE CALI (DEPARTAMENTO ADMINISTRATIVO DE PLANEACIÓN) surpassing Medellín (376.21 km² and 102.10 km² of urban area DOCUMENTO TÉCNICO DE SOPORTE POT-MEDELLÍN Y SU POBLACIÓN (pag 84) ) making Cali the second largest city by area in the country, behind Bogotá. As the only major Colombian city with access to the Pacific coast it is the main urban, and economic centre in western Colombia, making the city one of the fastest growing economies in the country and the cultural capital of Salsa music. http: decoracion content cali-la-capital-mundial-de-la-salsa http: news_view.php?idnews 178 http: vernoticia.asp?WPLACA 14272 It was founded on 25 July 1536 by the Spanish conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar.

It is the main sports center of Colombia, being the only Colombian city to have hosted the Pan American Games (in 1971 (1971 Pan American Games)), the 1992 World Wrestling Championships, ninth edition (World Games 2013) of the World Games in 2013. It hosted the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in 2014, and will host the World Youth Championships in Athletics (IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics) in 2015.

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