An overseas department of France
French Guiana is:
Which of these countries has a Native American majority population?
The Orinoco River flows through the:
Which national leader declared he was a "Bolivian Revolution"?
Oil exports from Venezuela dropped by only 30 percent one month into a general nationwide labor strike.
The dutch traded ___ to the British for Suriname.
The largest highland city in South America is:
Which Colombian city became a major coffee grower in the early 20th century?
Which city is known as the "control center" for Colombia's huge illegal export trade in cocaine and marijuana?
FARC unleashed a large terrorist attack in which Colombian city in 2002?
Tolerated FARC autonomy in three southern provinces for three years
Colombia's former president Andres Pastrana:
The Irish Republican Army
FARC has been associated with which group, some members of which were arrested in Bogota after terrorist attack in Colombia?
Bypass the national legislature to carry out immediate nationwide security measures
What did Alvaro Uribe's campaign promise before being elected president?
The potato was first brought to Europe from:
The world's leading banana exporter is:
Peru and Ecuador
Which two countries had armed conflicts over a border dispute in 1981 and in 1994?
About one-half of Ecuador's population lives in highlands
Which of these cities is located on the Altiplano?
Peru's president Alberto Fujimori led an unsuccessful campaign against the Shining Path and Tupac Amaru rebel groups.
Most of Peru's export revenue comes from:
Brazil's largest city is:
Largest maldistribution of national wealth
Brazil has the distinction of having the world's:
Bolivia's economy has improved over the last 25 years with employment up and exports up
Not a major Brazilian city:
Became the capital of Brazil in 1960:
Which city lies at the strategic junction of the Amazon and Rio Negro rivers?
The treaty of Tordesillas was signed in:
Coastal cities were established by Europeans in Brazil prospered initially from exporting ___ to Europe.
The Sao Paulo region initially became a business and industrial center because of which commodity?
Production of ___ has been a major source of Amazonian deforestation in recent years.
A quadrupling of oil prices after volatility in the Middle East
What prevented Brazil's hoped-for "economic takeoff"?
Sao Paulo produces nearly one-half of all of Brazil's manufactured goods.
The world's leading producer and exporter of iron ore:
Eighty-five percent of which country's population is estimated to be of "pure" European descent?
What country is the best example of a "neo-Europe"?
What are the 'Argentines killed by "death squads" run by the ultranationalist and semifascist military rulers of that country'?
The economic activity of Patagonia is:
The socialist president of ___, Salvador Allende, was deposed in 1973 by a US- backed coup.
What country currently has free-trade agreements with the US, the European Union, and South Korea?
The most urbanized country in South America is:
What country generates almost all of its electricity from hydropower?
Since 1944, the Antarctic Peninsula has warmed by __ degrees Fahrenheit.
About 4,000 researchers live on the continent of Antarctica during the winter.
The Falkland Islands are a colony of:
FARC and other militant groups in Colombia obtain most of their funding by taxing coca growers.
Growing, processing, and trafficking of coca and cocaine represent as much as 20 percent of Peru's small economy.
The Tropic of Capricorn lies north of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Including immigration, the population of Brazilian Amazonia is increasing at about 2 percent a year.
Brazil entered the world market for orange concentrate after a severe freeze in Florida.
The Atacama is the hottest, driest desert on Earth.