Tag Archives: South America

The land of grace and petroleum

Land of grace was the nickname given to Venezuela by Christopher Columbus, a European explorer who visited the country during his    ... more

An improving relationship

US President Barack Obama has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in what is seen as a key step in the    ... more

Growing international influence

Loans by Chinese state-owned banks to South American and Caribbean countries rose to £14bn in 2014 according to the China-Latin America    ... more

Grand parties in the capital fluminense

Settled next to the Atlantic Ocean is Brazil, the fifth largest country in the world by population and geographical area. Rain    ... more

A festival of legends and life

Amid the sweltering rainforests, jewel blue coast lines and bustling cities, sways the rhythm of a colourful nation. Brazil’s identity is    ... more

Walking with giants

Among South America’s diverse wildlife, few creatures come more unique than the giant anteater. As its name suggests, they are the    ... more

Samba nation takes centre stage

Brazilian carnival’s are amongst the most colourful, atmospheric and exhilarating events around the world. A collection of talented musicians, dancers, floats    ... more

Exploring the land of variety and adventure

On the northern tip of South America lies a country most widely known for its diversity and variety, Venezuela. Diversity in    ... more