Category: South America

Best Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

Best Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is world famous for its typical beaches that are filled all day by tourists and well-turned people. Here you can see the smallest swimsuit models that do not leave much to...

Venezuela Population 2014

Venezuela 2014

Yearbook 2014 Venezuela. The year was characterized by continued major financial problems. In six weeks, from the beginning of September to the middle of October, the price of oil fell by a full 16%....

Uruguay Population 2014

Uruguay 2014

Yearbook 2014 Uruguay. In the second round of the presidential election on November 30, Tabaré Vázquez from the ruling left coalition won the Breda Front (Frente Amplio, FA) by a wide margin over rival...

Suriname Population 2014

Suriname 2014

Yearbook 2014 Suriname. According to Countryaah.com, Suriname population in 2020 is estimated at 586,643. Dino Bouterse, President Desi Bouterses’s son, pleaded guilty to drug smuggling, illegal weapons possession and international terrorism at a New...

Peru Population 2014

Peru 2014

Yearbook 2014 Peru. On November 24, the Supreme Court unanimously decided to reject a request by former President Alberto Fujimori to alleviate his 25-year prison sentence from 2009. The motivation was that there was...

Paraguay Population 2014

Paraguay 2014

Yearbook 2014 Paraguay. According to Countryaah.com, Paraguay population in 2020 is estimated at 7,132,549. The social and political tensions in rural areas increased during the year. Particularly in the poor central part of the...

Guyana Population 2014

Guyana 2014

Yearbook 2014 Guyana. A political deadlock dominated Parliament’s work during the year. Among other things, the opposition blocked a law aimed at illegal money laundering and terrorist financing. On June 19, President Donald Ramotar...

Ecuador Population 2014

Ecuador 2014

Yearbook 2014 Ecuador. In the local elections held on February 23, President Rafael Correa, for the first time during his long term, suffered a major electoral defeat. Despite his strong commitment to supporting the...

Colombia Population 2014

Colombia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Colombia. According to Countryaah.com, Colombia population in 2020 is estimated at 50,882,902. President Juan Manuel Santos was re-elected in the second round of the presidential election on June 15 after lying to...

Chile Population 2014

Chile 2014

Yearbook 2014 Chile. According to Countryaah.com, Chile population in 2020 is estimated at 19,116,212. President Michelle Bachelet faced several challenges during the year. Already in March, just over a week after it was installed...

Brazil Population 2014

Brazil 2014

Yearbook 2014 Brazil. The year was largely marked by two events: the presidential election and the World Cup. The second round was won on October 29 by incumbent President Dilma Rousseff of the Labor...

Bolivia Population 2014

Bolivia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Bolivia. According to Countryaah.com, Bolivia population in 2020 is estimated at 11,673,032. President Evo Morales won an overwhelming victory in the October 12 presidential election. According to the National Electoral Commission, he...

Argentina Population 2014

Argentina 2014

Yearbook 2014 Argentina. On October 19, Argentina became the first Latin American country to send a geostationary telecommunications satellite into space. The satellite, Arsat-1, was launched from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana....

Andean America and Latin America

South America Overview

South America belongs to the American continent, which is also formed by Central America and North America. South America has its limits to the east with the Atlantic Ocean, to the west with the...