Browsed by
Category: South America

Brazil in the 1970’s and 1980’s Part 2

Brazil in the 1970’s and 1980’s Part 2

In the November consultations for the Constituent Assembly, the PMDB, identified with the government, was awarded with an absolute majority in the House and Senate and the election of 22 of the 23 governors. However, those responsible for economic policy were now in favor of the liberalization of prices to reduce the purchasing power of the population and a few days after the elections a plan to this effect was launched. The disappointment with these measures and the lack of…

Read More Read More

Brazil in the 1970’s and 1980’s

Brazil in the 1970’s and 1980’s

Starting in 1974, the new president E. Geisel found himself faced with a picture that was totally different from that inherited from General E. Garrastazu Medici. It was politically – with the failure of the ruling party (Aliança Renovadora Nacional, ARENA) and with the first ferment of civil society after the years of terror – and it was economically, with still sustained growth but inflation of 38%, a worsening of the balance of payments and a consequent recourse to foreign…

Read More Read More

Traveling to Chile – Entry Requirements

Traveling to Chile – Entry Requirements

Visa: No, but “Tarjeta de Turismo” tourist card, automatically received upon entry, valid for 90 days. Vaccinations: no Airports: Santiago de Chile – Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL) Calama El Loa (CJC) Arica Chacalluta (ARI) Mataveri International – Easter Island (IPC) Punta Arenas (PUQ) Antofagasta (ANF) Balmaceda Vidal (BBA) Concepcion Carriel (CCP) Copiapo Chamonate (CPO) El Salvador (ESR) Iquique Chucumata (IQQ) La Serena (LSC) Puerto Montt Tepual (PMC) Valdivia Pichoy (ZAL) Temuco Manquehue (ZCO) Osorno (ZOS) Pucon (ZPC) Puerto Natales Gallardo (PNT) Porvenir (WPR)…

Read More Read More

Flora and Wildlife in South America

Flora and Wildlife in South America

Flora South America and Central America (with the exception of southern Chile) together with small parts of the southern USA form the neotropical flora kingdom (Neotropis). 40% of all tropical plant species have their origin here. In terms of development history, South America has many peculiarities (endemics) because it has been separated from the rest of the land masses of the southern hemisphere since the collapse of Gondwana and the Central American land bridge was also frequently interrupted in the…

Read More Read More

The Brazil-Bolivia Gas Pipeline

The Brazil-Bolivia Gas Pipeline

The corridor from Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia to São Paulo in Brazil and from São Paulo to Buenos Aires, including the Port of Sepetiba in Rio de Janeiro is another potential example for development of integrated infrastructure. The road between Santa Cruz and Corumbá, in Brazil, will soon be paved, and there is already a project for the bridge that crosses the Paraguay River, in Corumbá. With the new crops of soybeans and other agricultural products grown…

Read More Read More

Paraíba, Brazil Overview

Paraíba, Brazil Overview

Along with the boldness and patriotism of many of its children, which earned it a marked presence in many important episodes of national history, Paraíba also stands out for the authenticity of its folklore and for its natural beauty. According to shoefrantics.com, the state of Paraíba is located in the Northeast region, where it occupies an area of ​​56,585km2 – 98% of which are located in the so-called Polígono das Secas . It is limited to the east with the…

Read More Read More

Best Travel Time for Argentina

Best Travel Time for Argentina

What is the climate like in Argentina? The climate in Argentina is as diverse as the country. There are different climatic zones between north, east, south and west due to the different altitudes and topography. One thing all parts of the country have in common is that Europe has opposite seasons here. Our summer months June, July and August represent the Argentine winter and our winter months December, January and February represent the summer. The reason for this is that…

Read More Read More

Brazil – Samba, Caimans & Endless Beaches

Brazil – Samba, Caimans & Endless Beaches

Carnival, samba, football, Amazonas, Copacabana taste these names and you are already on your way to a wonderful place! Caymans along the Amazon River, Capyards in the sky, giant otters and the shy jaguar. During a trip along the river in a hollowed-out tree trunk or modern boat, you get the chance to perhaps experience them up close. Like on TV in HD but with all the scents !! Unbeatable, real, amazing. Short for BRA by abbreviationfinder, Brazil is a…

Read More Read More