Arrival in Chile
South America

Arrival in Chile

Airplane: the national airline in Chile is LAN Airlines. It offers daily flights from Frankfurt to Santiago de Chile with a stopover in Madrid. Feeder flights to the LAN transatlantic flights are offered by Lufthansa, Swiss International and Ibera. Lufthansa and Varig fly daily directly from Frankfurt to Santiago de Chile. Swiss International flies from […]

VALPARAISO
South America

Valparaiso Travel Guide

The street scene in Chile’s Valparaíso is colorful. The city buildings glow in all shades of the rainbow. The designers have really let their imagination fly when designing Valparaiso houses. Some fall in love with the bohemian and colorful atmosphere of Valparaíso, while others want to get out of the shabby and confusing city as soon […]

Argentina Buenos Aires Places to Visit
South America

Argentina 2007

Yearbook 2007 Argentina. The October 28 presidential election was historically in many ways. For the first time, the two main candidates were women and consequently a woman was also elected president, the fourth in Latin American history. Senator Cristina Fernández de Krichner from the ruling coalition Frente para la Victoria (FPV) won with 45 percent […]

Bolivia La Paz Places to Visit
South America

Bolivia 2007

Yearbook 2007 Bolivia. According to CountryAAH, Sucre is the capital city of Bolivia. The conflict between the central government of La Paz and the so-called Crescent Region (the eastern provinces of Tarija, Beni, Santa Cruz and Pando) that had been latent for several years took a serious turn in mid-December when the provinces took a […]

Brazil Brasilia Places to Visit
South America

Brazil 2007

Yearbook 2007 Brazil. The state-owned oil company Petrobras announced in early November the discovery of a new oil deposit at very large depth at the so-called Tupí field outside Rio de Janeiro, which can contain the equivalent of 8 billion barrels. If the calculations are correct, Brazil can become one of the world’s largest oil […]

Chile Santiago Places to Visit
South America

Chile 2007

Yearbook 2007 Chile. According to CountryAAH, Santiago is the capital city of Chile. A major strike broke out on June 25 at the state copper mining company Corporación del Cobre (Codelco), and not until a month later was a new wage agreement reached. The five-week strike meant lost revenue of up to $ 100 million […]

Colombia Bogota Places to Visit
South America

Colombia 2007

Yearbook 2007 Colombia. A minor diplomatic crisis with Venezuela erupted in November after President Álvaro Uribe refused to further mediate with leftist guerrilla FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) via neighboring country president Hugo Chávez. According to Uribe, Chávez had made far-reaching pledges to the FARC, and his offer for a general prisoner exchange on […]

Ecuador Quito Places to Visit
South America

Ecuador 2007

Yearbook 2007 Ecuador. The year was completely marked by the preparations for the drafting of a new constitution. On November 29, the Constituent Assembly convened and announced immediately that the regular National Congress, during the six months of work on a new constitution, would cease to function and the ongoing legislative work be overseen by […]

Guyana Georgetown Places to Visit
South America

Guyana 2007

Yearbook 2007 Guyana. At the end of September, a specially appointed UN committee presented its proposal for resolving a long-standing border dispute between Guyana and Suriname. According to the Committee’s recommendations, the disputed territorial waters of the Caribbean should be shared equally between the two countries. Guyana is thus believed to have received most of […]

Paraguay Asuncion Places to Visit
South America

Paraguay 2007

Yearbook 2007 Paraguay. In September, 64-year-old former Lino Oviedo was conditionally released from Viñas Cuif prison outside Asunción, where he has been since 2004 behind a military coup attempt in 1996 and the assassination of Paraguay’s Vice President Luís María Argaña in 1999. According to CountryAAH, Asuncion is the capital city of Paraguay. The release, […]

Peru Lima Places to Visit
South America

Peru 2007

Yearbook 2007 Peru. The most overwhelming event in Peru during the year was that 69-year-old former president Alberto Fujimori was extradited from Chile in September, where he surprisingly arrived in 2005 after five years of exile in Japan to stand for presidential election in Peru in 2006. According to CountryAAH, Lima is the capital city […]

Uruguay Montevideo Places to Visit
South America

Uruguay 2007

Yearbook 2007 Uruguay. The conflict with Argentina over the Finnish-built pulp mill on the Uruguay border, which characterized the two countries’ relations in 2006, continued this year, despite, among other things. mediation attempt by Spain’s King Juan Carlos. Argentine environmental activists, who claim the plant poses an environmental threat to the Uruguay River, continued to […]

Venezuela Caracas Places to Visit
South America

Venezuela 2007

Yearbook 2007 Venezuela. According to CountryAAH, Caracas is the capital city of Venezuela. Latin America’s internationally best-known head of state, Venezuela’s controversial president Hugo Chávez, made headlines this year as well. Most notable was the racy exchange at the Latin American Summit in Santiago, Chile in November, when Chávez was in open quarrel with Spanish […]

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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 […]

Latin America Music and Dance
South America

Latin America Music and Dance

According to Countryaah, South America has a land area of 17,850,000 square kilometers, accounting for about 12% of the world’s land area. Country Upcoming elections Turnout Argentina Parliamentary elections 2021, presidential elections 2023 81% in the 2019 presidential election; 78 percent in the 2017 congressional election Bolivia presidential and parliamentary elections 2025 88 percent in […]