Category Archives: South America

Top Law Schools in Latin America

The highlights of the Latin American economy are: agriculture, livestock, mineral extraction and industries that produce consumer goods. The name Latin America is derived from the languages ​​spoken in different parts of the American continent. In North America, only Mexico is inserted in this context, in addition to all Central and South America. This means… Read More »

Caracas, Venezuela Transport

Highways and main avenues The highest concentration of road networks in the country is found in the Caracas region and its surroundings, with a large network of highways and avenues in the Metropolitan District and urban, suburban and interurban roads, the road network has become a great crossroads between the West, the East and the… Read More »

Federal University of Amazonas (Brazil)

Federal University of Amazonas. Brazilian academic public institution. It is the largest university in the state of Amazonas and one of the main universities in the Northern Region of the country. It is the oldest institution of higher education in the country, originating from the Free University of Manaus, founded on January 17, 1909. History… Read More »

National University of San Juan (Argentina)

National University of San Juan (UNSJ). Public educational institution of Argentina with headquarters in the city of San Juan. It also has a headquarters in San José de Jáchal. It was organized from the division of the National University of Cuyo, from which it inherited the Faculty of Engineering, Exact Physical and Natural Sciences, located… Read More »

Brazil Economy Overview

In order to strengthen industries, a system of tax incentives was introduced starting in 1963, according to which half of corporate income taxes can be deposited in banks to finance public utility projects, as has already been the case to the South of Recife and to the W of Salvador (Arata area). In 1975 the… Read More »

Brazil Energy and Environment

Energy and environment According to Mcat-test-centers, the future of Brazil revolves around the prospect of becoming – as well as an economic giant – also an energy giant. Both production and internal energy consumption are highly diversified, and energy dependence from abroad has been decreasing over the years, reaching only 8% of total consumption. This has… Read More »

Brazil Forest Products

To 325 million ha. of forest area in Canada and the 200 million in the United States are sometimes contrasted with the 400 million in Brazil; however this figure is considerably lower than that of the last official calculation extended to the whole territory of the confederation (1911), according to which the forest area would… Read More »

Brazil Indigenous People

At the time of the discovery of America, the coastal region was mainly inhabited by the Tupi – Guarani, collectively called Tupinambá, from the name of the main tribe. Of their habits and their customs we have since the century. XVI excellent reports that Métreaux has recently assembled in an exhaustive comparative study. Guarani tribes… Read More »

Brazil Industries

Industries. – The development of industries in Brazil is of a very recent date: only after the proclamation of the republic and even more in the immediate pre-war period did an economic movement occur which tended to equip the country with industrial plants capable of satisfying internal needs. The world war then provoked a fervor… Read More »

Brazil Literature

The second post-war period sees Brazilian literature in transformation, a reflection of the transformation of an entire society. The dictatorship of G. Vargas gives way to the constitutional government of General Dutra, closely linked to the politics of the United States at the time of the “cold war”; it outlaws the Communist Party (1946) by… Read More »

Brazil Literature – Modernism

Modernism. – Towards 1923, a movement which called itself “modernist” began to appear in Brazil and which continues to this day: a movement not unlike others which occurred in many European countries, as soon as the war was over, and which was in a certain way the resumption of a literary and aesthetic agitation that… Read More »

Brazil Literature – Naturalism and Parnassianism

Naturalism. – Romanticism was followed by naturalism, and, just as the first had been a reaction against classicism, so the second was intended to be a reaction against romanticism. According to Educationvv, there are two masters of the Brazilian novel in the naturalist period: Machado de Assis and Aluizio Azevedo. Of the former it can… Read More »

Brazil Literature – Romanticism

Romanticism. – The most notable figure of early Brazilian Romanticism was Domingos José Gonçalves de Magalhães (1811-1882), author of the Suspiros poeticos e saudades (Paris 1836). The novelty of his poetry consisted not only in the warmth of the patriotic sentiment, and in the religious imprint, but in the intimate fusion of both sentiments, in… Read More »

Brazil Literature – Symbolism

In the last years of the century. XIX, the reflections of French and Belgian symbolism extended to Brazil. Its greatest advocate was Cruz and Souza (1862-1898), a Negro, an unequal but profound and powerful poet; rich in musicality and color, but original above all in the interpretation of the sentimental and metaphysical pain that dominated… Read More »

Brazil Literature – Training Period

It has rightly been noted by an illustrious historian of Brazilian literature, José Verissimo, that “modern Brazilian literature is the expression of a thought and a feeling that are no longer confused with Portuguese thought and feeling, and also its instrument, the common language of the two countries is no longer entirely Portuguese “. The… Read More »

Brazil Press and Publications

Periodic press. – The first Brazilian journalist can be considered Hippolito José da Costa Pereira Furtado de Mendonça (1774-1823), who, persecuted in Portugal, took refuge in London, where he published the Correio Brasiliense, monthly from 1808 to 1822, ceased when, with the proclamation of the independence of Brazil, ended his mission. The first periodical printed in… Read More »

Argentina Painting and Sculpture

Starting from 1944 there are the first abstractist manifestations in Argentina, partly due to the influence of the Uruguayan painter J. Torrès Garcia, essentially constructivist (he had founded in Paris, with M. Seuphor, the Cercle et carré group in 1929) and of the painter E. Pettoruti, who passed from futurism to a form of cubism.… Read More »

Metropolitan University (Venezuela)

Metropolitan University (UMET) is a private Venezuelan institution of higher education, secular. History The Metropolitan University was established as the secondary campus of the former Puerto Rico Junior College in 1969. In 1980 it gained autonomy under the name Metropolitan University College (CUM) and in 1985 it received authorization from the Council of Higher Education… Read More »

Bolivia Native Population

As mentioned above, the population of Bolivia is mainly made up of Indians. Two tribes are of great importance in the nation: that of the Quechúa (v.) And that of the Aymará (v.); the former inhabit the neighboring districts of Peru and are numerous especially around Cochabamba, Sucre and Potosí, while the latter are located… Read More »

Best Travel Time and Climate for Colombia

According to softwareleverage, Colombia is an increasingly popular travel destination enjoying stability and economic prosperity after decades of conflict. The country is a mixture of Andean cities, rainforests, colonial cities and stately haciendas. Although Colombia is world famous for its coffee, there is much more to discover. In the Zona Cafetera (where you can taste one of… Read More »

Study Brewing Abroad

What does Germany belong to? Many people from other countries think of fast cars, dirndls, the Oktoberfest – and of course good German beer. Most of them know at least the latter firsthand: More than 1.5 billion liters of beer are exported abroad by German breweries every year. The Germans themselves drink almost eight billion… Read More »

Exchange Study in Peru

The word “Peru” comes from an Inca word meaning “land of abundance”. Once upon a time, it was the heart of the great Inca Empire, and thus the cradle of many other historical civilizations. The country is located in the western part of South America with the coast facing the Pacific Ocean and land borders… Read More »