Mexico Landmarks
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Mexico Landmarks and Climate

Mexico – money Local currency: 1 Mexican Nuevo Peso is equal to 100 Centavos Currency abbreviation: $, MXN Banknotes are invalue of $ 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and $ 1,000, coins valued at 5, 10, 20, and 50 centavos, and $ 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, and $ 100 coins. Currency Exchange: US […]

Antigua and Barbuda Saint John's Places to Visit
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Antigua and Barbuda 2007

Yearbook 2007 Antigua and Barbuda. In March, the World Trade Organization joined Antigua and Barbuda in the drawn-out dispute between the US and the US over foreign Internet gaming companies’ access to the US domestic market. The WTO then ruled that the United States had not followed the organisation’s 2005 decision that it must ease […]

Bahamas Nassau Places to Visit
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Bahamas 2007

Yearbook 2007 Bahamas. According to CountryAAH, Nassau is the capital city of Bahamas. US scandal model Anna Nicole Smith’s death on February 8 on an island in the Bahamas had political consequences for the country. Ten days after the death, Immigration and Labor Minister Shane Gibson was forced to leave his post when he was […]

Barbados Bridgetown Places to Visit
North and Central America

Barbados 2007

According to CountryAAH, Bridgetown is the capital city of Barbados. The dispute over fishing rights between Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago was further intensified at the end of 2000, when two Barbados fishing boats were raided by the Trinidad Coast Guard. Prime Minister Arthur threatened Trinidad & Tobago with economic reprisals, declaring that he would […]

Belize Belmopan Places to Visit
North and Central America

Belize 2007

Yearbook 2007 Belize. The area around Corozal in northern Belize was declared a disaster area since Hurricane Dean pulled over the country at the end of August. Residential housing and agriculture were severely affected by the hurricane, but no casualties were required and floods were of minor magnitude. In early September, according to CountryAAH, Belmopan […]

Canada Ottawa Places to Visit
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Canada 2007

Yearbook 2007 Canada. According to CountryAAH, Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. The Supreme Court ruled on February 23 that legislation that made it possible to keep terror suspected foreign nationals in prison indefinitely or to expel them by referring to secret evidence contravened the Constitution. The court did not agree. However, the Conservative […]

Costa Rica San Jose Places to Visit
North and Central America

Costa Rica 2007

Yearbook 2007 Costa Rica. On November 7, the government won by a marginal majority a referendum on the free trade agreement with the United States that President Oscar Arias pledged to allow Costa Rica to join. The agreement means, among other things, that Costa Rica can join the Central American Customs Union and that the […]

Cuba Havana Places to Visit
North and Central America

Cuba 2007

Yearbook 2007 Cuba. The question of Fidel Castro’s possible return to power, which has occupied both Cubans and the outside world ever since he became ill and resigned temporarily in the summer of 2006, was also not decided in 2007. The first round of the municipal elections was held on October 21. According to CountryAAH, […]

Dominica Roseau Places to Visit
North and Central America

Dominica 2007

Yearbook 2007 Dominica. According to CountryAAH, Roseau is the capital city of Dominica. The banana industry, the country’s by far the most important economic sector, suffered a disaster in August when virtually all of the harvest was destroyed in Hurricane Dean. The industry had been fighting headwinds for several years as the EU gradually abandoned […]

Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Places to Visit
North and Central America

Dominican Republic 2007

Yearbook 2007 Dominican Republic. According to CountryAAH, Santo Domingo is the capital city of Dominican Republic. President Leonel Fernández won the primary elections on May 6 with 72 percent of the vote, which means he can stand for re-election to the ruling party Partido de la Liberación Dominicana (PLD) in May 2008. Fernández won many […]

El Salvador San Salvador Places to Visit
North and Central America

El Salvador 2007

Yearbook 2007 El Salvador. The year was news-dominated by El Salvador’s foreign policy relations. A minor diplomatic crisis first broke out between El Salvador and Guatemala in February as three Salvadoran parliamentarians visited Guatemala City murdered by four Guatemalan police officers. President Antonio (“Tony”) Saca indignantly demanded immediate action to investigate the background. In October, […]

North and Central America

Greenland 2007

Yearbook 2007 Greenland. The self-government government, the National Board, was dissolved in the spring after conflict within the coalition on the important shrimp fishery. The left-wing party Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA) was forced to leave the tripartite cooperation, but the Social Democratic Siumut and Atassut bourgeois continued in a new coalition. Hans Enoksen (s) remained as […]

Grenada Saint George's Places to Visit
North and Central America

Grenada 2007

Yearbook 2007 Grenada. According to CountryAAH, Saint George’s is the capital city of Grenada. The many legal trips around “Grenada 17” continued during the year. In February, the country’s highest court of appeal, the Privy Council in London, ruled that the trials against the 17 had violated the country’s constitution. Therefore, Grenada’s highest court was […]

Guatemala Guatemala City Places to Visit
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Guatemala 2007

Yearbook 2007 Guatemala. According to CountryAAH, Guatemala City is the capital city of Guatemala. Álvaro Colom, candidate for the center-left alliance Unidad Nacional de la Esperanza (UNE), won the second round of the presidential election on November 4 with 53 percent against 47 percent for right-wing candidate Otto Pérez Molina. The turnout was low; only […]

Haiti Port au Prince Places to Visit
North and Central America

Haiti 2007

Yearbook 2007 Haiti. Haiti is still suffering from great political uncertainty and weak social institutions. President René Préval therefore announced in October his ambition to change the constitution in order to improve stability and thus strengthen democracy. The continued political instability in Haiti also led the UN Security Council in September to vote for UN […]

Honduras Tegucigalpa Places to Visit
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Honduras 2007

Yearbook 2007 Honduras. According to CountryAAH, Tegucigalpa is the capital city of Honduras. A telephone interception scandal dominated the domestic policy of H. during the year. In February, it was revealed that high-ranking people, including President Manuel Zelaya, had been secretly intercepted on behalf of Marcelo Chimirri, head of state telecommunications company Hondutel. At the […]

Jamaica Kingston Places to Visit
North and Central America

Jamaica 2007

Yearbook 2007 Jamaica. On March 18, the cricket-loving Jamaicans were shocked by the death of 58-year-old Briton Robert “Bob” Woolmer in a Kingston hotel room. Woolmer was coach of Pakistan cricket team and had previously played in England’s national team. The first police investigation found that Woolmer had been strangled to death. The day before, […]

Mexico City Places to Visit
North and Central America

Mexico 2007

Yearbook 2007 Mexico. The state of Tabasco was hit by the worst floods in Mexico in 50 years at the end of October/November. Miraculously, no deaths occurred there, but four people died in landslides in the southern state of Chiapas. Several important regional elections were held during the year and all were considered to be […]

Nicaragua Managua Places to Visit
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Nicaragua 2007

Yearbook 2007 Nicaragua. On January 10, the newly elected President Daniel Ortega was installed in his office. Some of his first steps were to lower his own salary by two-thirds and set up a commission, led by the respected Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo, who will provide assistance to 300,000 victims of the civil war […]

Panama City Places to Visit
North and Central America

Panama 2007

Yearbook 2007 Panama. At the end of August, no less than five ministers resigned from the government, and President Martín Torrijos took the opportunity to present a fully re-formed government on the three-year anniversary of his take-over as president on September 1. According to CountryAAH, Panama City is the capital city of Panama. Such government […]

Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre Places to Visit
North and Central America

Saint Kitts and Nevis 2007

According to CountryAAH, Basseterre is the capital city of St. Kitts and Nevis. The island of Liamuiga – “the fertile land” in the language of the Caribbean (the people who originally inhabited the island) – was christened San Cristóbal by Columbus during his second voyage to America in 1493. Yet, it was not until 1623 […]

Saint Lucia Castries Places to Visit
North and Central America

Saint Lucia 2007

Yearbook 2007 Saint Lucia. After only four months in the post, Saint Lucia’s new Prime Minister Sir John Compton, aged 81, suffered a series of strikes in April. He was then forced to hand over the helm to Stephenson King, who on May 1 became deputy head of government. According to CountryAAH, Castries is the […]

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Places to Visit
North and Central America

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2007

According to CountryAAH, Kingstown is the capital city of St. Vincent and The Grenadines. The December 2005 parliamentary elections were won by the United Labor Party (ULP) and Gonsalves was able to begin his second term as prime minister. The opposition party NDP convened in June 2007 for a demonstration in the capital to protest […]

Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain Places to Visit
North and Central America

Trinidad and Tobago 2007

Yearbook 2007 Trinidad and Tobago. When Trinidad and Tobago went to parliamentary elections on November 5, the ruling party People’s National Movement (PNM) triumphed over the opposition Alliance United National Congress (UNC) with 26 seats against 15. Thus, Prime Minister Patrick Manning could remain as prime minister for another five years. The turnout was 66 […]

United States Washington D.C. Places to Visit
North and Central America

United States 2007

Yearbook 2007 USA. In early January, the new congress rallied, both chambers of which were dominated by Democrats after the November election. The President of the House of Representatives was elected Nancy Pelosi, who thus became the highest ranking woman to date in the country’s history. Although the Democrats ‘electoral victory was largely due to […]

Getting to United States
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Getting to United States

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane According to ezinereligion, the major national airlines in the USA are American Airlines (AA) (Internet: www.aa.com), Delta Air (DL) (Internet: www.delta.com) and United Airlines (UA) (Internet: www.united.com)). American Airlines flies from Frankfurt and Zurich, United Airlines (cooperation with KLM) and Delta Air from the international airports of Germany, from Vienna, […]

NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO did not participate as an organization in the US-led attack on Iraq in 2003, but NATO provided some support, including satellite and communications support, to Polish units responsible for a larger area of ​​Iraq. After the war, NATO engaged to a limited extent in Iraq. At the request of the new Iraqi interim government, […]

WHO Structure
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WHO Structure

The WHO governing body is the World Health Assembly, which meets in May each year, usually at the organization’s headquarters in Geneva. The World Health Assembly appoints the director general and decides on the budget and the direction of the activities and more. Each member state has one vote. The countries’ delegations to the World […]

North America Wildlife
North and Central America

North America Wildlife

North America – Wildlife To the north, in Canada and Alaska, there are many circumpolar species that are also known from Europe and Siberia, such as polar bears, brown bears, wolves, wolves, elk, and reindeer and red deer, which in North America are called respectively. caribou and wapiti. Further south, the North American fauna is […]