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  • Summary Of The Carnival Of Barraquillais

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    Joselito is the most representative character of the Barranquilla Carnival, symbol of joy and celebration, that after four days of intense rumba, he dies. His body is cried and buried symbolically by the happy widows who shared with him his days of rumba. The funeral of Joselito is a symbolic farewell "to the

  • Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll Essay

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    country known for its ambition and drive, that legacy continues pushes generations toward not only a better future but towards the achievement of their goal. For many hard work and determination are the only parts needed on the trip to success and in Barranquilla, Colombia, one girl was able to understand. That girl put that theory into her own life in the hopes of accomplishing her only dream. Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born with a gift that she had not yet discovered and for most of her childhood

  • Francis Of Assisi Religion

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    Columbia is on the top left part of South America. The people there have unique religion and culture, such as sports, food, celebrations and literature. Catholic practices have been mixed with Indigenous, African, and sixteenth century Spanish customs, like praying to a Patron saint who considered “more accessible” than God and villages have a patron saint who is honored each year. One example is the Festival of Saint Pope Francis of Assisi in Quibdó, Columbia. It is Sept. 3 - Oct. 5. It

  • Why Is Shakira Important

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    (Author’s Last name #).Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born in Feburary 2 on a Wednesday.Her parents are William Mebarak Chadid and Nida del Carmen Ripoll Torado in Barranquilla ,Colombia (Day,94).Shakira is important because she got her career really quick and has her talent and flexibility to dance. Shakira grew up in Barranquilla, Colombia.Shakira's dad is a Lebanese and her mom is Colombian.An obstacle Shakira had to overcome was when Antonio de la Rua, son of former Argentine President Fernando

  • Colombia Research Paper

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    Beautiful tropical beaches at the north and west, for example, Cartagena and Barranquilla, two cities that are on the coast by the North. Also, there are deserts in the north, as well as grasslands, (Los Llanos), in the east. Dense forests fill Colombia's Amazon Basin, which takes up almost the country's entire southern half. In northwest

  • Sofia Vergara's Influence On Latino Culture

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    their influence on american culture would be a much different place. The famous latina I have chosen to represent is Sofia Vergara. She is know as a triple threat ih her own way. Vergara is a model, actress, and former comedian. Sofia grew up in Barranquilla, Colombia and was born on July 10th, 1972, to the loving parents Margarita Vergara Davila de Vergara and Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo. Sofia Vergara is a great role model for all. She has influenced the nation in many different ways. Because of

  • Summary Of Gabriel Garcia M?�rquez

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    Short Story Author Presentations: Gabriel García Márquez Gabriel García Márquez was born March 6, 1958 in Aracataca, Colombia. He was the son Gabriel Eligio García, a telegraphist, and Luisa Santiaga Márquez de García. Shortly after Gabriel’s birth, his mother and father left home to find work (“Márquez, Gabriel”). He was raised by his maternal grandparents for the first eight years of his life (“Garcia Marquez”). A majority of the people in his area was illiterate and newspapers did not circulate

  • Personal Statement : Professional Profile

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    education will be of great value to my students. EDUCATION Bachelors of Arts in Modern Languages and Literature (GPA: 4.0) 2014 Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana High Advanced (C1) Spanish Language Certificate 2014 La Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla,

  • Shakira Isabel Mebark Ripoll Research Paper

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    Shakira Isabel Mebark Ripoll is 38 years old and was born February 2, 1977, in Barranquilla, Colombia. Shakira is most known for “Hits” she was born and raised in Baranquilla. She wrote her first song at age eight, and began entering and winning talent competitions at age ten, and started learning to play guitar at 11 years of age, a story runs that at 11 years of age she was kicked out of her school choir for singing to forcefully. In 1990, at age 13, Shakira moved to Bogotà with hopes of pursuing

  • Shakira Research Paper

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    Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on on February second, nineteen seventy-seven in Barranquilla, Colombia. She is the only child of Nidia Ripoll Torrado and William Mebarak Chadid. Shakira wrote her first poem named “La Rosa De Cristal” at the age of four. At the age of eight, Shakira wrote her first song “Tus Gafas Oscuras.” In nineteen ninety, Shakira recorded her first album, Magia, with Sony Music Colombia when she was only thirteen years old. Her album Pies Descalzos was released in February