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Bolivar

The currency of Venezuela. It came into circulation in 1879. While it was originally pegged to the French franc, it has been pegged to the U.S. dollar for much of its history. Since the 1970s, it has suffered from a high rate of inflation. It is named for Simon Bolivar, the controversial revolutionary who liberated much of South America from Spain.
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Goodnough, David, Simon Bolivar South American Liberator (Enslow Publishers, 1998).
CARACAS BOUND Nigel Edwards will partner Lee Harpin as Wales bid for glory in the Simon Bolivar Cup in Venezuela next week.
Maria y Dudamel coincidieron en el rodaje en 2013 de la pelicula Libertador, el filme biografico sobre la figura de Simon Bolivar, en la que ella participaba y el compuso la banda sonora.
O historiador venezuelano Roldan Esteva-Grillet recorda neste artigo, que em 1939 o filosofo mexicano Jose Vasconcelos publicou um livro raramente mencionado pelos estudiosos de Simon Bolivar.
En el estado de Guerrero en su primera etapa se atendera a la colonia Simon Bolivar y al municipio de Martir de Cuilapan y posteriormente se replicara este sistema de trabajo para atender a diversas comunidades y colonias de la entidad.
According to Nada, Naguib sustained his injuries in Simon Bolivar square behind Omar Makram Mosque, which is where Gaber's funeral took place on Monday.
El articulo "Percepcion del ambiente laboral y variables personales en gerentes venezolanos", escrito por Lya Feldman y Zoraide Lugli, de la Universidad Simon Bolivar, junto con Marielba Avellan, del Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA), encabeza la seccion de Psicologia de esta publicacion.
La imagen del libertador Simon Bolivar ha sido transformada en un simbolo, ya sea politico, militar o academico; es una realidad que no escapa de nuestra epoca y que encuentra su genesis en los primeros gobiernos republicanos de la Venezuela independiente.
The community will be treated to a performance by the world-famous Simon Bolivar Orchestra of Venezuela, marking the start of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
VENEZUELA Iran''s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, listens to a translation as Venezuela''s President Hugo Chavez speaks during a ceremony to sign agreements at Miraflores presidential palace, backdropped by a painting of Venezuela''s independence hero Simon Bolivar in Caracas.
Some of the conflicts detailed include Napoleon in France, Simon Bolivar in South America, the British Amy in India, the defense of Stalingrad in 1943, the defense of the Golan Heights in 1973, and the battle of Debecka, Iraq, in 2003.
President Chavez aims to make Venezuela's petroleum industry self-sufficient as he advances his Bolivarian Revolution, named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.