Argentina has a rich history. At one point, there was a span of two weeks in the country where it had five different presidents! You can click the title to learn more!
Category: S. America
A New Panama Canal? In Paraguay? – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Recently, Paraguay has had plans to create their own version of the Panama Canal to run through their own Chaco Region. This articles goes through three perspectives regarding the political event. You can click the title to learn more!
German Dreams of an Aryan Utopia Lie Dormant in Paraguay
The story of Germans in Paraguay dates back to World War Two and aligns with nearby tales, though unique to Paraguay for its oddly large impact on national culture, even earning a German flag on a local soccer team and a localized identity. Even then, Paraguayan officials have thought that the people of this obsolete … Continue reading German Dreams of an Aryan Utopia Lie Dormant in Paraguay
The EU of South America
Dark Green: Current Members, Light Green: Former Members Introduction The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) currently consists of 12 countries, 6 of which have suspended their membership. The 6 countries still in the union are Bolivia, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The 6 countries that suspended their membership are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, … Continue reading The EU of South America
The Peru-Bolivian Confederation: The Forgotten South American Power
A Map of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation Compared to Modern-day Borders of South America Introduction South America was a continent usually disregarded in history, and along with the continent, its forgotten empires. But soon, South American powers were home to major events such as the Panama Canal and the rise of republics cooperating with their owners, … Continue reading The Peru-Bolivian Confederation: The Forgotten South American Power
How Uruguay Gained Independence, Five Times: The Story of a Stubborn Nation
Independence from Spain In 1516, the Spaniard Juan Diaz de Solis was the first European to access Uruguay. At first, because of Uruguay’s lack of mineral resources, neither Portugal nor Spain took an interest in colonizing it. In 1726, the city of Montevideo, the modern-day capital of Uruguay, was founded. It was put in with … Continue reading How Uruguay Gained Independence, Five Times: The Story of a Stubborn Nation