Category Archives: South America

For the complete list of nations in South America, please visit thesciencetutor.org.

How to get to French Guyana

Overview Between the Caribbean and the Amazon lies French Guiana, a country rich in lush nature with numerous protected animal species and nature reserves. A colorful mixture of different cultures lives in French Guiana. Historically, it is a land of indigenous people, exploration and slavery. French Guiana’s extraordinary history is reflected in all strata of… Read More »

How to get to Guyana

Overview Guyana’s attractions range from houses built on stilts in the 19th-century capital, Georgetown, to the awe-inspiring Kaieteur Falls on the Potaro River – waterfalls five times the height of North America’s Niagara Falls. Guyana’s mix of jungle, beaches, savannah and rivers attracts adventure tourists who come to camp, hike, fish and if they are… Read More »

How to get to Colombia

Overview Colombia is no longer just a country for the daring; it has emerged as one of South America’s trendiest travel destinations, despite decades of unrest. Nature in abundance – pristine mountains, coast and jungle – as well as breathtaking archaeological sites and a vibrant culture make Colombia absolutely worth seeing. Since the signing of… Read More »

How to get to Paraguay

Overview Paraguay is a relatively little-known landlocked country that is trying to combat its geographic and political isolation from the world through various measures and is presenting itself as increasingly accessible and hospitable internationally. The capital, Asuncion, is a clean, compact, pretty, and—by Latin American standards—relatively safe colonial city. Paraguayans are extremely polite to tourists,… Read More »

How to get to Suriname

Overview An often-overlooked country, Suriname boasts beautiful tropical scenery, rare wildlife and a fascinating culture. The capital Paramaribo, which was founded in the 17th century and has colonial architecture worth seeing, is a good starting point for travelers to go on a discovery tour. But the main attraction of Suriname is its tropical rainforest, which… Read More »

How to get to Argentina

Overview Deep in the south of South America lies Argentina with its enchanting landscapes: the snow-capped peaks of the Andes, the dusty plains of Patagonia to Tierra del Fuego – Tierra del Fuego. The land of endless adventure invites you to explore the verdant rainforests of Misiones, horseback ride in the sun-baked mountains of Salta,… Read More »

How to get to Brazil

Overview Brazil is an alluring country of shimmering sandy beaches, tropical islands and quaint colonial cities. Its verdant rainforests are home to an incredible diversity of animal species, while its energetic metropolises are home to numerous ethnic groups. Brazil is best known for good football and music, and the passionate spirit of carnival lives in… Read More »

How to get to Bolivia

Overview Bolivia, a landlocked country in the Latin American Andes and a tourist hotspot, was called “Upper Peru” until Simon Bolívar led the country to independence in 1825 and it was named in his honor. Today in Bolivia you get a more authentic insight into Latin American culture than in neighboring Peru, which is heavily… Read More »

How to get to Chile

Overview The elongated, narrow Chile, which has its natural border in the east in the Andes, is not only exceptional geographically due to its shape, but also due to its terrain. Thousands of miles long, the land is shaped by arid, parched desert in the north and frigid glaciers in the south. The Andes are… Read More »

How to get to Ecuador

Overview Divided into two parts by the equator – one in the southern hemisphere and the other in the northern hemisphere – Ecuador is made up of three distinct geological zones: Sierra, Oriente and Costa. It seems incredible that three regions so different could fit into such a tiny country. In addition, the Galapagos Islands,… Read More »

How to get to Falkland Islands

Overview 19th-century shipwrecks and an abundance of underwater wildlife are among the many attractions that await visitors to the Falkland Islands. While best known for the 1982 conflict between Britain and Argentina, the archipelago is also a fascinating and relaxing destination. Nature lovers will find five different species of penguins here, as well as whales… Read More »

How to get to Peru

Overview Peru is an amazingly diverse country that is unparalleled as a travel destination. Magnificent mountain ranges, vast deserts, beautiful beaches and tropical rainforest, not to mention the rich history, archeology and wildlife, as well as the many indigenous tribes, make a visit to Peru absolutely worthwhile. The Inca city of Machu Picchu is one… Read More »

How to get to Uruguay

Overview Small, off-the-beaten-track Uruguay welcomes visitors with miles of clean beaches, vast blue skies and one of Latin America’s most cosmopolitan capitals. It’s a wonderful travel destination thanks to the high standard of living and easy hospitality of its people, but it still attracts fewer tourists than its neighbors Brazil and Argentina. There are three… Read More »

How to get to Venezuela

Overview Although Venezuela is best known for its oil policies and belligerent president, the South American country offers an amazing variety of landscapes and attractions as a travel destination. These include tropical beaches, extensive wetlands, mighty rivers, idyllic colonial cities, almost untouched jungle and majestic mountains. Tourists can choose from a wide range of adventure… Read More »

State University of Campinas (Brazil)

State University of Campinas or (UNICAMP) was officially founded on October 5, 1966, the day of laying its foundation stone. Considered by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Brazil as the best public university in the country. History In 1960, the state of São Paulo was already responsible for 40% of the country’s industrial… Read More »

Brazil Public Finance

The problem of maintaining stable financial conditions has arisen in the last decade in the presence of an incredible demographic push. Therefore, maintaining a high rate of economic development has been sacrificed, more or less deliberately, to internal financial stability. For Brazil 2003, please check computerannals.com. State investment commitments have resulted in an almost uninterrupted series… Read More »

Argentina Politics and Public Finance

Administrative division. – Changes have been made in the administrative division of the to. and currently it is divided as shown in the table. In 1950 the province of Los Andes was abolished, dividing its territory between the provinces of Jujuy, Salta and Catamarca; in 1951 the province of Comodoro Rivadavia was established with part… Read More »

University of the Andes (Venezuela)

University of the Andes (Venezuela). Autonomous national university, financed by the Venezuelan State. It comprises an area of ​​360,719 m 2. distributed throughout the three Andean States, in addition to the extensions of the Faculty of Medicine that are located in the cities of Guanare, Valle de La Pascua and Barinas. It is the second… Read More »

Bolivia Agriculture, Forestry, and Livestock

Given the very varied conditions of the relief and climate, there is a very large variety of soil products in Bolivia, which, moreover, is cultivated on a very limited total area (about 2 million hectares, i.e. 1.7 % of the total area). It is estimated that, after removing the surface occupied by inland waters, woods,… Read More »

Exchange Study in Mexico

As a country that begins with letter M according to Trackaah, Mexico includes deserts and jungles, mountains and beaches, volcanoes and ancient Aztec pyramids. In the past, the Aztecs ruled the area around Mexico City, while the Mayans lived in the south of the border with Guatemala. The successors of the Native American cultures, the… Read More »

Children Education in Ecuador

Political controversies, economic worries and natural disasters have marked Ecuador. We have worked with emergency aid after storms and floods, but also with disaster preparedness work and long-term projects for girls’ rights. Ecuador’s economy is largely based on oil exports and the falling oil price has made it more difficult for the government to balance… Read More »