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  • Argentina

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         Argentina is a federal republic in southern South America on the border of Bolivia and Paraguay; on the east by Brazil, Uruguay, and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and Chile, and on the west by Chile. The country is the biggest country on the south side and is triangular in shape, with the base in the north and the corner at Punta Dungeness, the southeastern tip of the continent. The length of Argentina in a northern to southern direction

  • Argentina

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    Argentina Europeans arrived in the region with the 1502 voyage of Amerigo Vespucci. Spanish navigator Juan Diaz de Solias visited what is now Argentina in 1516. Spain established a permanent colony on the site of Buenos Aires in 1580. They further integrated Argentina into their empire following the establishment of the Vice-Royalty of Rio de la Plata in 1776, and Buenos Aires became a flourishing port. Buenos Aires formally declared independence from Spain on July 9, 1816. Argentines revere

  • Argentina

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    I. INTRODUCTION Argentina lives in a democracy since 1986. Before this year lived it under a military regime. In the nineties under the presidency of Menem the country experienced a great increase in the liberalization of trade. Argentina has a free market economic system. Due to the recent privatization program, the State now has a very limited role in the economy. According to the Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum Argentina is classified as one of the most open, least protectionist

  • Argentina

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    Argentina Argentina, officially known as the Argentine Republic or Republica Argentina, is a country occupying the most southern portion of South America. For many foreigners, especially Europeans, Argentina has presented the traditional New World image of a land of romance and opportunity. It received its name, "roughly translated as 'land of silver' or 'silvery one,' from the Spanish explorers of the 16th century who were lured there by rumors

  • Argentina

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    Argentina experiences many issues with ensuring the rights of indigenous populations, and it is a major topic of concern currently. We are quite committed to this cause; however it is something that we tend to struggle with. In our constitution, the Mapuche people are guaranteed the right the maintain their identity, culture, and land that they have traditionally owned; however, this did not happen. The Mapuche community is an indigenous minority that, despite their so-called rights, is oppressed

  • A Background Of Argentina

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    In the beginning of Argentina, we recall two major tribes; the Diaguita and the Gaurani who constituted the agricultural origins. During the 1500’s, Spain discovered Argentina, and quickly claimed it for its own. Spain reigned until the 1800’s when it was at war with Britain. In 1816 Argentina declared independence from Spain. After WWII there was a struggle for leadership of Argentina, eventually Juan Peron, a former dictator, was elected President. Peron represented himself

  • Business in Argentina

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    Argentina is a gorgeous tropical country that is found in the southern part of South America. It is home to twenty-three remote areas and is the second biggest country in South America with a population of roughly forty-two million people. Argentina comes from the Latin word “silver,” argentum because silver is the metal that lured the Spanish pioneers there in the 1500’s. Even though silver is the motivation that led these pioneers to discover Argentina, they were unable to find silver. They did

  • Wonderful Argentina

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    The culture of Argentina reflects deeply upon the geography. Like all countries, Argentina’s culture is widely influenced by her immigrants. The immigrants consist vastly of European with Amerindian and African persuasion in their music and art. The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, is a cultural melting pot filled with exotic traditions that are plainly evident throughout today’s Argentinean society. Argentineans are a mix between native Latin Americans and European immigrant. The European

  • Argentina and the IMF

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    Argentina, the IMF, and the WTO In 1999, over 40,000 people came to protest in the streets outside the Seattle Conference Center, where the delegates from the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) came to Seattle to discuss new international trade agreements. Many came to protest not only against the WTO and the IMF, but also against globalization itself; Thousands were protesting for anti-globalization because of increasing concerns that certain trade and investment

  • History Of Argentina

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    Argentina is an amazing country with a long history and culture and have so many wonderful things to see and do for everyone. is located in South America and is the second largest country, land wise, on the continent after Brazil. The country has a very large economy and is very rich in natural resources. The country got its independence from Spain on July 9th, 1916. Before that date that area of the continent was occupied by the Spaniards and was known as the Viceroyalty of La Plata. This land