Category: North America

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Climate in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States after New York City . Countless sights and the location on the Pacific coast attract more than 40 million tourists to the metropolis...

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Puerto Rico Travel Guide

Puerto Rico is a charming gateway to the Caribbean. Puerto Rico’s tropical beaches and interesting cities make the island one of the most attractive resorts in the Caribbean. Read Rantapallo’s destination guide and plan...

United States Population 2014

United States 2014

Yearbook 2014 USA. According to Countryaah.com, United States population in 2020 is estimated at 331,002,662. The president’s annual speech to the nation in January reflected the locked state of politics. Barack Obama mentioned several...

Trinidad and Tobago Population 2014

Trinidad and Tobago 2014

Yearbook 2014 Trinidad and Tobago. In January, the country’s prime minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, described the increase in violent crimes that Trinidad and Tobago experienced as “totally unacceptable”. Among the large number of people killed...

Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Population 2014

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2014

Yearbook 2014 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. In February, senior representatives of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada and Saint Lucia met to discuss joint investments in the telecom sector. According to Countryaah.com, Saint...

Saint Lucia Population 2014

Saint Lucia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Saint Lucia. In March, disaster status was announced due to water shortages in the northern part of the island. Despite rain during the following months, the situation did not improve. In July,...

Panama Population 2014

Panama 2014

Yearbook 2014 Panama. According to Countryaah.com, Panama population in 2020 is estimated at 4,314,778. Vice President Juan Carlos Varela of the Panamist Party (PPA) unexpectedly won the May 4 presidential election. So far, everything...

Nicaragua Population 2014

Nicaragua 2014

Yearbook 2014 Nicaragua. On January 29, Congress approved a constitutional amendment that gives an incumbent president unlimited opportunities to be re-elected. The outcome was expected given the strong position of the ruling FSLN (Sandinist...

Mexico Population 2014

Mexico 2014

Yearbook 2014 Mexico. Great national and international attention got the massacre of 43 teacher students from Ayotzinapa in the state of Guerrero, who disappeared after a September 26 demonstration in what appeared to be...

Jamaica Population 2014

Jamaica 2014

Yearbook 2014 Jamaica. As a step towards trying to deal with the high crime rate in the country, the Jamaican Senate in March adopted a so-called anti-gang law aimed at organized crime. According to...

Honduras Population 2014

Honduras 2014

Yearbook 2014 Honduras. The winner of the 2013 presidential election, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernández, was sworn into office January 27 for a second term. Prior to the installation, he reformed the government, but...

Haiti Population 2014

Haiti 2014

Yearbook 2014 Haiti. According to Countryaah.com, Haiti population in 2020 is estimated at 11,402,539. The hopes that the political stalemate that has practically prevailed since Michel Martelly took office in 2011 could be broken...

Guatemala Population 2014

Guatemala 2014

Yearbook 2014 Guatemala. According to Countryaah.com, Guatemala population in 2020 is estimated at 17,915,579. A ruling in the Guatemalan Constitutional Court in February brought new momentum to the debate on the legal situation in...

Grenada Population 2014

Grenada 2014

Yearbook 2014 Grenada. In January, Grenada’s Prime Minister, Keith Mitchell, announced that an application for membership had been submitted to ALBA, a cooperative organization for Latin American and Caribbean countries. According to Countryaah.com, Grenada...

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Greenland 2014

Yearbook 2014 Greenland. It was very much a turbulent year politically with a government crisis and new elections. The conflicts were resolved around the Chairman of the National Board Aleqa Hammond. In January, her...

El Salvador Population 2014

El Salvador 2014

Yearbook 2014 El Salvador. On March 16, the electoral authority declared left-wing candidate Salvador Sánchez Cerén of the ruling Liberal Front Farabundo Martí for National Liberation (FMLN) as victor in the second round of...

Dominican Republic Population 2014

Dominican Republic 2014

Yearbook 2014 Dominican Republic. According to Countryaah.com, Dominican Republic population in 2020 is estimated at 10,847,921. President Danilo Medina’s popularity reached record highs during the year after the half-term. In an opinion poll, he...

Dominica Population 2014

Dominica 2014

Yearbook 2014 Dominica. Illegal adoptions became a debated issue during the year. The issue was brought to the attention of, among others, representatives of the organization ChildFund, which warned that adoptions of children brought...

Cuba Population 2014

Cuba 2014

Yearbook 2014 Cuba. The year was dominated by several initiatives to open the Cuban economy to the outside world. First, preparatory negotiations were held in Havana at the end of April between representatives of...

Costa Rica Population 2014

Costa Rica 2014

Yearbook 2014 Costa Rica. The first round of the presidential election on February 2 was a great success for the unprecedented Luís Guillermo Solís from the left-wing Citizens Action (PAC). During most of the...

Canada Population 2014

Canada 2014

Yearbook 2014 Canada. Large parts of Canada were affected in January by snow storms and extreme cold, slightly below -30 degrees in the prairie landscapes, which affected air traffic. Thousands of households in Newfoundland...

Belize Population 2014

Belize 2014

Yearbook 2014 Belize. In January, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington and Guatemalan Foreign Minister Fernando Carrera, with the help of José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the United States Cooperation Organization OAS, signed an agreement...

Barbados Population 2014

Barbados 2014

Yearbook 2014 Barbados. In 2014, the final phase of the expansion of the deep-sea port in the capital Bridgetown began. The purpose of enlargement is to be able to receive larger vessels. These are...

Bahamas Population 2014

Bahamas 2014

Yearbook 2014 Bahamas. In January, the country’s major crime problems prompted Prime Minister Perry Christie to step up the so-called war on crime. Leading opposition politicians demanded, among other things, that the death penalty...

Antigua and Barbuda Population 2014

Antigua and Barbuda 2014

Yearbook 2014 Antigua and Barbuda. After spending ten years in government, the United Progressive Party (UP) and Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer lost big in the June parliamentary elections. Instead, the Labor Party (ALP) recaptured...

North America Overview

North America Overview

Natural conditions North America is the third largest continent on earth and part of the double continent America. As a cultural earth part of North America, it encompasses the territories of the USA and...