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Into the Amazon Rainforest: A Photo Diary to Inspire You to Visit

The Amazon Rainforest covers 9 countries in South America. Most of the forest is within Brazil, where 60% of the forest is contained.

We visited the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. 275 more words

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Thousands protest against Temer, reforms in Brasilia

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters gathered in the Brazilian capital on Wednesday to demand early elections to replace the scandal-hit government of President Michel Temer and demand that congress not pass his unpopular austerity policies. 571 more words

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Opening Dates For Southern Hemisphere Ski Areas [2017]

Apparently El Colorado kicked off ski season in the southern hempisphere yesterday and they’re being followed closely by La Parva, which is set to open… 300 more words


Barricades, protests spread over Venezuela 'sham' elections

By Alexandra Ulmer and Andrew Cawthorne

CARACAS (Reuters) – Angry Venezuelans barricaded streets in parts of Caracas and the opposition geared up for another protest on Wednesday as the announcement of two election dates failed to appease anger against President Nicolas Maduro and an economy in tailspin. 562 more words

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For my Independent Study Project, I have been in Putre for the past two weeks. The majority of that time I have been traveling with the healthcare team to many of the smaller towns for what they call Rondas. 752 more words


The South American Ski Season Is Officially Underway This Friday!

Following heavy early season snowfall, Chile’s La Parva ski resort officially opens this friday! They are expecting 20 plus inches this week. Above is a look at the early season conditions from earlier this week. 10 more words