Category: South America

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Uruguay Economy Facts

Uruguay Economy Facts

Economical overview Uruguay’s economy is characterized by an export-oriented agricultural sector where soy is now a significant feature of traditional livestock farming. In addition, Montevideo is an important financial center and tourism is also...

Venezuela Economy Facts

Venezuela Economy Facts

Economical overview Venezuela has the world’s largest oil reserves and was previously the most prosperous country in Latin America. But in recent years, the economic downturn of the Socialist government in combination with falling...

Paraguay Economy Facts

Paraguay Economy Facts

Economical overview Poor Paraguay is intrusive between its wealthier neighbors Brazil and Argentina. The “black” economy is believed to be larger than the official, legal. Corruption and poor border control have made Paraguay a...

Peru Economy Facts

Peru Economy Facts

Economical overview Peru’s economy has long been strong, but poverty is widespread. Good export income from, among other things, large-scale mining and extensive fishing mainly benefits a smaller part of society. The population of...

Suriname Economy Facts

Suriname Economy Facts

Economical overview The main ingredients in Surinam’s economy are gold and oil, with agriculture as a minor part. The bauxite industry that previously dominated closed down in 2015 when the bauxite, which is a...

Colombia Economy Facts

Colombia Economy Facts

Economical overview Colombia has a diverse and strong economy. It has traditionally been based on agriculture, but the industry is well developed. In recent decades, large-scale exploitation of oil and coal has also occurred....

Ecuador Economy Facts

Ecuador Economy Facts

Economical overview Ecuador is one of South America’s poorest countries. For long periods, high unemployment, high inflation and a weak modern sector have slowed economic development and created political unrest. In recent years, attempts...

Guyana Economy Facts

Guyana Economy Facts

Economical overview Despite rich natural resources, Guyana is one of the western hemisphere’s poorest and most indebted countries. However, new found oil riches are expected to lead to a rapid economic upswing starting in...

Argentina Economy Facts

Argentina Economy Facts

Economical overview Argentina has one of Latin America’s largest economies. The country has great natural resources, besides fertile soil there is oil, natural gas, copper, gold and uranium as well as a number of...

Bolivia Economy Facts

Bolivia Economy Facts

Economical overview Bolivia has large natural resources in the form of natural gas, oil and minerals, and growth has been good for the last 15 years. Still, it is one of South America’s poorest...

Brazil Economy Facts

Brazil Economy Facts

Economical overview Brazil with its large population, its rich natural resources and its broad industrial sector could be one of the world’s strongest economies. But economic neglect, widespread corruption and a lack of educated...

Chile Economy Facts

Chile Economy Facts

Economical overview Chile is regarded as the most economically successful country in South America, with steady growth, high investment and low foreign debt. The economy is liberalized and free trade oriented. The mining industry...

South America Population

South America Population

Latin America encompasses a diverse array of countries and cultures across Central and South America, as well as parts of the Caribbean. The region is characterized by its rich history, vibrant traditions, and stunning...

Types of Tourism in Venezuela

Types of Tourism in Venezuela

EXCURSIONS The largest cities of Venezuela offer tourists an extensive excursion program. For example, from Caracas (Caracas) you can go anywhere in Venezuela, fortunately, there are plenty of attractions in the country. Of the...

Types of Tourism in Peru

Types of Tourism in Peru

BEACH HOLIDAYS Peru is located on the Pacific coast. In its northern part, which is close to the equator, it is hot all year round, especially since there is quite a bit of precipitation...

Types of Tourism in Ecuador

Types of Tourism in Ecuador

Ecotourism. There are about 20 National Parks and Reserves in Ecuador, occupying 16% of the territory. The most popular is the National Park in the Galapagos Islands. Here you can see ancient volcanoes, a...

Types of Tourism in Colombia

Types of Tourism in Colombia

EXCURSIONS The most popular Colombian excursions are trips to the archaeological parks of the Lost City, which is located 50 km from Santa Marta in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta; San Agustín and...

Types of Tourism in Chile

Types of Tourism in Chile

BEACH HOLIDAYS Chile is located on the Pacific coast. Here, in numerous lagoons, there are resort towns with magnificent beaches. Not far from Santiago is the most popular resort – Viña del Mar. It...

Types of Tourism in Brazil

Types of Tourism in Brazil

BEACH HOLIDAYS The beaches of Brazil are famous for fine white sand and warm sea. The most popular resorts in the country are as follows. Angra dos Reis is a modern international tourist resort...

Types of Tourism in Bolivia

Types of Tourism in Bolivia

ECOTOURISM Bolivia has 66 of the world’s 112 ecosystems. About 20,000 species of plants grow on the territory of the country, about 1300 species of birds, 20 species of primates, 220 species of reptiles and...

Types of Tourism in Argentina

Types of Tourism in Argentina

BEACH HOLIDAYS The length of the coastline of Argentina is 2500 km. The largest seaside resorts in the country, where both visitors and the local population relax, are Miramar and Mar del Plata. Mar...

Brazil in the 2000's

Brazil in the 2000’s

On the eve of the year 2000, Brazil, heavily conditioned by serious financial problems, was unable to respond to the serious social questions that had always undermined his internal stability: the agrarian reform, whose...

Argentina democracy

Argentina History – The Return of Democracy

The most significant and unexpected political fact of the presidential elections of 1983, which marked the return of democracy, was the victory of R. Alfonsín, of the Unión Cívica Radical, who overtook, for the...

Bolivia 2006

Bolivia 2006

HUMAN AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY South American state. The population amounted to 8,274,325 residents according to the 2001 census and 9,182,000 according to 2005 estimates, with sustained growth (2.0 % per year in the period...

Colombia History

Colombia History

According to Naturegnosis, Colombia, officially Spanish República de Colombia, German Republic of Colombia, is a state in northwestern South America with (2018) 49.6 million residents; The capital is Bogotá. The north coast of Colombia was...

China vs India

China, India, South Africa, and Brazil Part I

2: The four’s collaboration Cooperation between the four major developing countries only came about after China became a full member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001. The collaboration was triggered by Lula...

South Africa

Regional Superpowers on the World Stage Part III

In 2005, India and the United States reached an agreement on a strategic partnership, and a new agreement on defense cooperation was signed. This includes US arms deliveries, joint military exercises, joint training programs,...