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"La Violencia"

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A carnival in the Soacha district, where both IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) children and inhabitants of Bogota participate. Every year, the children gather for the carnival, which runs through the main street of Soacha. Between 500,000 and 800,000 people are registered IDPs, but there are many more, who are not a part of the official statistics. The Soacha district is one of the largest, with almost 400,000 inhabitants, most of the displaced people are from other parts of Colombia. Colombia, November, 2007


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