Comparing Kuwait and Colombia The first notable point of comparison between Kuwait and Colombia is based on both their education systems. Schools in Kuwait are divided into three levels: five years of primary school, four years of secondary school, and three years of high school. In contrast, schools in Colombia are divided into two levels, students study for five years at primary school and six years at secondary school. In addition, in Kuwait students have a three month holiday which is from June to September, in comparison the vacation in Colombia is only two months that is from June to July and from December to January. In Kuwait, student uniforms are not optional for all schools. Uniforms are enforced in public schools, but in private schools they are optional. Likewise, students in Colombia are required to wear uniforms. Students are provided with a good quality education system in both Kuwait and Colombia. However, in both countries there is only one similarity and there are a number of differences in the rules governing their schools. The second significant point for comparing Kuwait and Colombia is the comparison of daily life. People in both countries have their own daily customs. On weekdays, adults in Kuwait work hard from the morning to the afternoon. Also children and teenagers go to school during the same time. In addition, on weekends, usually people visit each other to have dinner or lunch, and have interesting conversations. On the other hand, Colombian people always go to church on Sunday, and work during the weekdays. The Colombian people enjoy the free time on weekends. Kuwaiti people spend their leisure time going to the beach and do numerous types of activities such as swimming, fishing, surfing, sunbathing, and many other entertaining things. Also, they like to shop in all the different malls to purchase whatever they think is worth buying. Similarly, in Colombia, people enjoy their free time by swimming in different beaches and going shopping. In Kuwait, there are many different kinds of celebrations that people celebrate with each other such as birthdays, parties, and weddings. For instance, most people prefer to celebrate birthdays at home because they get together with their relatives or friends. Unlike Colombia where they like to celebrate in different places such as bars, restaurants, and hotels. Furthermore, when…
According to the U.S. Commercial Service website, the Republic of Colombia is the fifth largest economy in Latin America. Its’ 46 million inhabitants places them as the third largest population in that region. Their culture, traditions, and religious beliefs are somewhat compatible with those of most Latina American countries. It is important to note that in comparison to other Latin American countries, Colombian’s are amongst the most educated.
Over the past 10 years, Colombia…
-Working adults : 15.2% Kuwaitis.
-Educated adults : 77.3% Kuwaitis.
-Tradition costums :-
The difference between the past and the present becomes apparent in costumes and garments the Kuwaitis wear today. Arab garments changed to suit the current cultural and environmental conditions. Nowadays, men and women alike wear western design clothes. These clothes are no longer restricted to the foreigners working in Kuwait.
However, Kuwaitis are aware of the importance of preserving their…
The Republic Of Colombia is located in the northwestern part of South America, bordered on the east by the Caribbean Sea and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. They are the 27th largest country in the world and have the second largest Spanish speaking population after Mexico. The government is representative democratic, with three branches and an elected president, similar to the United States. The capital of Colombia is Bogota. I choose this Colombia because I thought it sounded interesting…
The F.A.R.C also known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are. F.A.R.C is a peasant guerrilla army that believes in the ideas of Karl Marx. They say they fight on behalf of the poor people of Colombia against a government that tries to keep them in poverty. The FARC's operations are funded by kidnappings and ransoms, gold mining, and selling illegal drugs.
They are considered terrorists, and are much more violent than the Zapatistas. They believe strongly in the idea of communism, and…
he was using a great amount of his trafficking earnings to create soccer fields and programs for the people of Colombia. By doing this his life and death tied deeply into Colombian soccer’s success and failure. He was basically considered the secret weapon behind what was the most unprecedented rise in Colombian soccer.
Pablo Escobar was born in the town of Rionegro Antioquia, Colombia. He was the third of seven children. His parents were Abel de Jesús Dari Escobar, who was a farmer, and Hemilda…
North vs. South Contrasting Essay
During the 1860's there were many differences between the north and the south
in the United States. The geography, climate, ways of transportation, economy,
population, and culture were among some of the differences.
A big difference between the north and south was the geography and climate.
The north has warm summers and harshly cold and snowy winters. The landscape is
quite rocky and hilly and the growing season is short. The north is not generally great…
Presented by: Marco Rojas
Presented to: Gloria Walker
Colombia: Opening to the World
Colombia had one of the cruelest histories in the last part of the 20th century. The country was home of one of the biggest drug lords that history has ever seen (Pablo Escobar) and the corruption was one of the highest in the continent and in the world. These problems created a difficult…
29 January 2012
Colombia, a beautiful country is well known for its emeralds and producing the world’s richest coffee. The country has managed to attract many tourists all over the world. Colombia’s beaches, interesting cities, mountains, food and friendly people provide a pleasant environment for tourist and residents. The country is also know to have only one season all year long since it lies on the equator; however, in the mountains it is possible to see snow because of…
INT-610 Corporate Environment
Kuwait Country Assessment
Economic structure, indicators and risk
Kuwait is wealthy and relatively free midsized Middle Eastern economy. According to economic freedom scale Kuwait has and economic freedom score of 76, scoring highest in both trade and investment freedom and lowest with regard to property rights, business freedom, and freedom from corruption (Heritage Fund). Not unlike many Middle Eastern countries, Kuwait’s economy is heavily reliant on…
Alzate, Bustamente & Quiceno , 2002). How different is this early care-giving between two cultures such as the United States and Colombia? This is a look at the differences and similiaries of raising girls, both born in 1988, in Colombia and the United States. Both girls were raised in nuclear families, with one older sibling, close enough in age to be a major part of each girl's daily life. One was raised in Colombia, although she moved to the United States at the age of eleven, while the other was raised…