Category Archives: South America

Suriname

Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a country situated on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. Rich in cultural diversity, natural resources, and unique biodiversity, Suriname has a complex history shaped by indigenous cultures, European colonization, and a vibrant blend of ethnicities. In this comprehensive description, we will explore the geography,… Read More »

Argentina History

Argentina – national flag According to a2zgov, the flag was created in 1812 by General Manuel Belgrano and officially adopted in 1816. The state flag shows the “corn sun” in the white stripe; it symbolizes the month of May 1810, when the first national government was established. According to tradition, the white and the bright… Read More »

Bolivia History

Bolivia – national flag The flag dates from 1851 and was officially adopted in 1888; the colors, however, were used as early as 1825-26. The red color stands for national bravery and bloodshed in the struggle for independence, the yellow for the presence of minerals and the green for the fertility of the soil. In… Read More »

Brazil History

History The history of Brazil is reckoned from the discovery in 1500. See also South America – history. Countryaah: What does the flag of Brazil look like? Follow this link, then you will see the image in PNG format and flag meaning description about this country. Portuguese colony On April 22, 1500, Portuguese Admiral Pedro… Read More »

Chile History

Chile – national flag Chile’s flag was adopted in 1817, ie. the year before independence. It is designed jointly by a Chilean and a visiting American officer and is clearly inspired by the United States flag, Stars and Stripes. The white color symbolizes the snow in the Andes, the blue sky over the Andes and… Read More »

Colombia History

Colombia – national flag Colombia’s national flag was officially adopted in 1861 on the basis of the flag used by Greater Colombia (Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Panama) in the fight against Spain. The yellow color symbolizes Colombia, which by the blue color, the sea, is separated from Spain. The red is the blood that had… Read More »

Guyana History

Guyana – national flag Guyana’s flag is called “the golden arrowhead” and has been official since 1966. Green was chosen as the main color due to the country’s many forests and green fields. Red stands for the zeal shown by the people in the building of the country. Yellow stands for the country’s mineral wealth,… Read More »

Paraguay History

Paraguay – national flag The flag was officially adopted in 1842 on the basis of a flag from 1812, and the colors are probably inspired by the French tricolor. The flag is the only one in the world with a different front and back. On the front is the state emblem from 1842, on the… Read More »

Suriname History

Suriname – national flag The flag was officially adopted in 1975. It combines the colors of the country’s political party flags: green for the National Party and fertility, red for the Hindu party and progress and white for the People’s Party, justice and freedom. The star stands for unity, its yellow color for sacrifice. Countryaah:… Read More »

Uruguay History

Uruguay – national flag The flag was officially adopted in 1830. The colors and “Corn Sun” are derived from the Argentine flag; Uruguay was formerly part of Argentina. At the independence in 1828, a new flag was introduced, which also contained elements from the flag of the United States. The nine stripes represent the country’s… Read More »

Venezuela History

Venezuela – national flag The flag in its current form was officially adopted in 1954, but originates from the flag hoisted in 1806 by Francisco de Miranda (see also Colombia (national flag)). The colors white, blue, red and yellow today represent the populations of whites, blacks, people of African-European descent and Indians. The stars, one… Read More »

Latin America Religion

Approximately 90% of Latin America’s population belongs to the Roman Catholic Church. In practice, in many places there are mixtures of the original faiths, such as shamanism and Christianity. Catholic mission took place in step with the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the continent. The Spanish king formally ruled the Catholic Church in the Spanish-occupied… Read More »

Venezuela Trade Relations with the EU

Subchapters: Business Relationships FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU The EU is Venezuela’s fourth largest trading partner after India, China and the US. The total trade between the EU and Venezuela was EUR billion in 2019 and was the highest in 2012 (EUR 11.08… Read More »

Uruguay Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU Uruguay’s trade with the EU has reached a level of around EUR 3 billion in recent years, with the EU having an active trade balance. About 80% of EU exports are finished… Read More »

Suriname Trade and Foreign Investment

Basic data Capital Paramaribo Population 595795 Language Dutch, Sranan Tongo, English Religion Protestant 25.6%, Catholic 21.6%, Hindu 22.3%, Islam 13.9% State system Republic Head of State Chan Santokhi Head of government Chan Santokhi Currency name Surinamese dollar (SRD) Travel Time shift -4 hours (-5 hours in summer) Economy 2021 Nominal GDP (billion USD) 10 Economic… Read More »

Peru Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU The EU was Peru’s third most important trading partner in 2021 (after China and the USA). Exports to Peru reached a value of EUR 3.53 billion in 2021, imports to the EU… Read More »

Paraguay Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU Currently, the EU does not apply any safeguard measures to goods from Paraguay. Paraguay is the EU’s 104th export market in the world, in terms of imports, Paraguay ranks 74th among importers… Read More »

Guyana Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU The framework for the EU’s trade relations with Guyana is the EU-CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement, concluded in 2008. The agreement goes further than a normal free trade agreement. In essence, it is… Read More »

Colombia Trade Relations with the EU

Subchapters: Business Relationships FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU From a territorial point of view, the 3 largest Colombian trading partners were the USA, the EU and China. Trade exchange with EU countries amounted to 8.2 billion EU in 2020, which was almost 30%… Read More »

Chile Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU The European Union has a free trade agreement with Chile, under which more than 98% of all trade is carried out duty-free. Exports of the EU as a bloc to Chile have… Read More »

Brazil Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU Brazil’s main exports to the EU in 2021 were bran, soybean oil, coffee, iron ore, cellulose and soybeans. In 2021, the BFR mainly imported human and veterinary medicines, automobile parts, tractors, insecticides,… Read More »

Bolivia Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU In 2013, the EU renewed Bolivia’s provision of tariff preferences (SGP+), under which Bolivia can export 90% of its exports duty-free. Although Bolivia is in this preferential system, Bolivian entrepreneurs do not… Read More »

Argentina Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU The share of trade with EU countries is in the range of 15-20%. Among the EU member states, Germany is the largest partner, followed by Italy, Spain and France. The main products… Read More »

Cities and Resorts in Brazil

Angra Dos Reis This resort is located southwest of Rio. It is famous for its picturesque coastline and numerous islands off the coast. The resort is popular with celebrities, often featured in Brazilian broadcasts and is very popular with tourists. Jibin123: Provides information for visa application to enter Brazil, as well customs regulations and import… Read More »

Uruguay Culture

The culture of Uruguay has been formed in the course of its history through the influence of immigrants. Historical events have influenced the creation of the current identity of its population, as well as many of the characteristics that make up its state. The culture of Uruguay is shaped by notorious influences imparted by various… Read More »

Federal University of Bahia (Brazil)

Federal University of Bahia. Most important Brazilian public academic institution in the state of Bahia. It was founded in 1946, although it is considered one of the oldest for being heir to the Bay School of Surgery created in 1808. History The Federal University of Bahia has its beginning on February 18, 1808, when the… Read More »

National University of Salta (Argentina)

National University of Salta (UNSa). Public university of Argentina, with headquarters in the City of Salta. Foundation It was founded by law 19,633 of May 11, 1972, as part of the Taquini plan, a program for the reorganization of higher education in Argentina, which would lead to the foundation of Jujuy, La Pampa, Lomas de… Read More »

Brazil Politics and Administration

The new constitution promulgated on September 18, 1946 replaces that of 1937, dictated by President Vargas. Brazil constitutes a federal republic of 20 states, the federal district, as well as the federal territories; the federative imprint is alive in the constitution of 1946 in contrast to the stronger unitary tendency of the constitution of 1937,… Read More »

Argentina Painting

In painting it is necessary to reach Pietro Prilidiano Pueyrredón (1823-1871) to witness the advent of a national artist of some interest. What preceded his work was imported or produced in the country by foreign artists. In fact, more or less good paintings had not been long in arriving at the nascent colony. The travelers… Read More »

Simón Bolívar University (Venezuela)

Universidad Simón Bolívar (USB) is a Venezuelan Public Institution of higher education, which began its work on January 19, 1967 with the careers of Basic Sciences and Technology. Its rector’s office is located at the Sartenejas headquarters, which is located in the Sartenejas valley in the Baruta municipality of Miranda state, and by September 2007,… Read More »