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Who's Venezuela's Black Revolutionary War Hero?

In the war for independence from the Spanish, Simon Bolívar recruited a solider of African descent for his bravery and skill with the lance, Pedro Camejo. 224 palabras más

Spanish Culture And Language

Bolivar: Belicosos Finos

Bolivar is a big hitter in terms of cigar brands. I have smoked a couple of these cigars in the past, I think initially based on the recommendation of a cigar sommelier in a walk-in humidor. 379 palabras más

Cigar Review

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Bolivia's Socialist Experiment Lives On: Election Seals Political Clarity but the Country's Future Remains Uncertain

Bolivia’s political crisis may almost be at an end. After Evo Morales was ousted following a controversial election last year, when he had forced through a constitutional amendment to run for an unprecedented fourth term as president, the country had been ruled by an interim leader, Jeanine Áñez. 843 palabras más


Manuela Sáenz: the Liberator’s saviour

On the night of September 25 1828, a small group of armed men approached the presidential palace in Bogotá. Inside, Simón Bolívar lay in bed asleep beside his mistress, Manuela Sáenz. 352 palabras más