Books tagged: colombia

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Rio de Janeiro and Medellin: Similar Challenges, Different Approaches - Brazil and Colombia Police, Military Heritage, Community Policing, Narcis Serra, Max Ungar, Youth Programs, Urban Projects
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Medellin, Colombia, are large urban cities that have struggled with public insecurity caused by illegal armed groups. Both have developed new programs to address areas of violence and parts of the cities that have become marginalized.
The Catholic Church and Politics in Colombia: A Shifting Foundation - Protestant Growth, Post-La Violencia Dynamics, Frente Nacional, Catholic Charismatics, Priest-Government Clashes, Repression Role
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Recent research reveals a precipitous decrease in Catholic adherents across Latin America. Since 1970, numerous Latin Americans have professed a shift to Protestantism. Scholars have analyzed this trend within certain countries and as a regional tendency, but have not comprehensively addressed the Colombian case.
Price: Free! Words: 171,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The pursuit of wealth by bankers and their friends in London, Moscow and hong Kong.
Pablo Escobar: The History of the Biggest Narco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Murderer, philanthropist, drug dealer, politician, devil, saint: many words have been used to describe Pablo Escobar, but one is irrefutable - legend. Escobar and his Medellin cartel once led the drug trade in Colombia, trafficking around 80% of the world’s cocaine supply. During his period of influence, Escobar amassed an estimated net worth of $25 billion.
Persistent Engagement in Columbia - FARC, Rise of the Drug Cartels, Narcoinsurgencies, Uribe Era, Santos Era, Counternarcotics, Background and Lessons Learned, Special Operations Forces (SOF)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph analyzes United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) assistance to Colombia in the context of decades of counterinsurgency and counternarcotics operations.
How I Became an American Socialist
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Misfit Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Leech takes the reader on an exciting and thought-provoking journey from Britain to the US to Colombia to the Amazon and to Cuba that challenges many of the beliefs he had grown up with. No longer able to ignore the many injustices he has witnessed over the years, Leech concludes that socialism offers us our only hope to achieve a more compassionate, democratic and sustainable world.
After C. T. Studd
Price: Free! Words: 47,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
This book is a record of the daring adventures of the men and women who followed C. T. Studd - the cricketer-missionary whose life story has thrilled so many thousands of people. It is a straightforward account of how ordinary men and women in many parts of the world learned the secret of turning crisis and calamity into achievement and opportunity.
María V.
Price: Free! Words: 80,930. Language: Spanish. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Horror » Undead
El Clásico Romance Latinoamericano Del Siglo XIX - Ahora Con Brutalidad Caníbal
El Nacimiento de un Sueño
Series: The Belle of Colombia. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: Spanish. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Atrapados en la lucha por la independencia de España, el capitán Santiago Eduardo Vásquez se encuentra encerrado en otra batalla cuando Ana Maribel Arboleda captura su corazón en la plaza de Zipaquirá.
El Hijo
Series: Smugglers of Colombia, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 226,990. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The final tale of El Hijo de Muerte y Destrucción, finds Mark Johnston’s luck with the women of the Estrada family doesn’t improve as he grows older.