Category: South America

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People of Venezuela

General Information about Venezuela

The official name is the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela). It has had its current official name since 2000. It is located in the north of South...

Argentina Education

Argentina Education

Elementary education. – During the colonial era, first grade education was given in the family, in the colleges of religious orders, in the schools attached to the churches and in some schools maintained by...

Argentina Geography

Argentina Geography

According to Educationvv, Argentina occupies the greater part of the temperate zone of South America, but, extending from 55 ° to 22 ° about lat. south, it also includes a small part included in...

Argentina Industries

Argentina Industries and Trade

Industries. – From what has been said we conclude that Argentina has an industrial production almost exclusively derived from agriculture and livestock, it is a country very rich in these products and has almost...

Argentina Literature 2

Argentina Literature

In Argentina, as indeed in all of Latin America, the first literary productions are chronicles of the conquest and colonization of the region. Throughout the Baroque period, Argentine literature lived a reflected life and...

Argentina Literature - Opera

Argentina Literature – Opera

While the lyrics of Tejeda, Labardén, Varela, López and Luca, despite the changing times and literary addresses had remained substantially loyal to the influence of the Spanish Renaissance, Echeverría marks, after 1830, the beginning...

Argentina Literature - The Outlaws

Argentina Literature – The Outlaws

The primitives. – The study of folklore, through which it is possible to gain direct knowledge of the ancient popular poetry of the pre-Columbian era and the early days of the Spanish occupation, now...

Argentina Literature - Theater

Argentina Literature – Theater

The Moderns. – The new epoch has its first prodromes at the time of the constitutional organization (1853-1862), but it is clarified and clarified only after the federalization of Buenos Aires (1880), in correspondence...

Argentina Literature

Argentina Literature and Cinema

Literature. – To grasp the developments of Argentine literature in the new century, it is essential to take into consideration the historical-cultural context of the last thirty years of the twentieth century, that is...

Argentina Minerals

Argentina Minerals

Minerals. – Despite the enormous extension of the country and the very remarkable variety of soils, mineral products occupy a secondary place in the Argentine economy, since the most useful substances are quantitatively or...

Argentina Population and Economy 1947

Argentina Population and Economy 1947

Population. A 1943 decree abolished the Los Andes territory. The four departments into which it was divided: Susques, Pastos Grandes, Antofagasta de la Sierra and San Antonio de los Cobres were incorporated: the first...

Argentina Population and Economy 1989

Argentina Population and Economy 1989

Population. – According to a 1989 estimate, the population rises to 31,903,275 residents (11 residents per km 2). The recent demographic evolution is characterized by a natural annual growth rate of 15 ‰ (1983-88), lower...

Argentina Between 1989 and 1999

Argentina Between 1989 and 1999

After the presidency of R. Alfonsín, who had managed the return to democracy in Argentina without, however, being able to cope with the economic crisis of the country, nor to adopt an attitude of...

Bolivia in the 1930's

Bolivia in the 1930’s

Borders. – Following the resolution of the conflict with Paraguay for the possession of the Chaco Boreal (see below), an international military commission was charged with delimiting a neutral zone between the two armies....

Trinidad and Tobago History Timeline

Trinidad and Tobago History Timeline

According to cheeroutdoor, Trinidad and Tobago is a South American country located in the southern Caribbean Sea, 11 km off the coast of Venezuela. The country consists of the two main islands, Trinidad and...

Argentina History

Argentina History

Discovery and colonial times In 1516 Juan Díaz de Solís (* around 1470, † 1516) discovered the mouth of the La Plata. In the 1830s, the Spaniards established the first permanent bases along the...

Colombia Culture

Colombia Culture and Literature

Culture In pre- Hispanic times, the Muisca (around 1200–1540) settled the highlands of Bogotá and developed a high culture whose rites the legend of the golden land of Eldorado refers to. The artistic gold...

Potosí (World Heritage)

Potosí (World Heritage)

The city on the mountain of the same name was the richest city in America in the 16th and 17th centuries due to its silver mines. The once free imperial city still has numerous...

Fray Bentos industrial landscape (World Heritage)

World Heritages in Uruguay

Country Overview According to physicscat, Uruguay is a republic on the east coast of South America with the capital Montevideo. It is the smallest country in South America after Suriname and about half the...

Cost of Living in Chile

Cost of Living in Chile

Almost all the products that students need in everyday life are readily available in Chile. Exchange students can expect a huge range of local and imported goods in supermarkets, shopping centers and weekly markets....