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Crossing the Essequibo River : Parika to Supenaam

The Route

The Essequibo River, which is the largest river in Guyana, flows approximately 600 miles from its source in the Acarai Mountains where it opens up to a 20 mile wide estuary . 349 more words

Adventure

Why Colombia’s Government Compromised for Peace

This was an important week in the history of peace. On Monday, in the charming colonial city of Cartagena, the Colombian government signed a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), one of the most vicious and indomitable guerrilla movements in the Americas. 1,391 more words

Argument

Temer says wants to 'vaccinate' Brazil against fiscal populism

By Brad Haynes and Luciano Costa

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Friday he wants to “vaccinate” the country against “fiscal populism” with constitutional reform limiting increases in public spending that he expects to be approved by Congress. 396 more words

News Wire

1579

As we have already learned in a previous post, Francis Drake was pretty busy in 1579:

In the hopes of finding his way back to the Atlantic Ocean, and back to England, 

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History

Top Restaurants in Bogota, Colombia

In case you missed last week’s post, we are talking about Bogotá. This week, we are focusing on one of my favorite parts of any trip: food! 1,329 more words

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