Things to Do in Brazil

Things to Do in Brazil

We all know the South American country of Brazil from football, the famous beaches such as Copacabana, the characteristic meters high statue of Christ or the Brazilian Carnival. A country that is very popular, because it also has so much to offer. Brazil, for example, is the largest country in South America and it has […]

Things to Do in Bolivia

Things to Do in Bolivia

Bolivia is a colorful but small country in South America. It is characterized by the diversity of landscapes and the kilometers along vineyards. Although this country has many special sights to offer, the flow of tourists is limited. You can therefore optimally enjoy an adventurous but peaceful holiday here. Bolivia dates back to 13,000 BC. […]

Things to Do in Argentina

Things to Do in Argentina

Argentina, together with Chile, forms the southernmost region of South America. The Spanish-speaking Argentina is therefore close to the South Pole and further borders on countries such as Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile and Bolivia. Argentina has an overwhelmingly beautiful nature with colorful animal species, more than thirty national parks, rainforests, glaciers, mountains, rivers, lakes, waterfalls […]

Sights of Suriname

Sights of Suriname

Suriname is a country located in the northern part of South America. Suriname is a former Dutch colony that gained its independence on November 25, 1975. Dutch influences are still visible in many ways, including the Dutch language spoken in Suriname. The green landscape consists largely of pieces of untouched nature and reserves. Surinamese cuisine […]

Sights of Peru

Sights of Peru

Peru is located on the west coast of South America. Impressive for its diversity in landscape, culture and history. Peru has a special history in which the Inca culture plays a major role. For centuries, this Indian people have dominated the country and their culture has been able to visibly develop. The beginning of this […]

Venezuela Economy

Venezuela Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data After an estimated decline in real GDP of 31% in 2020 (and a cumulative reduction of almost 77% since 2013), a marginally positive growth of 0.7% is expected in 2021 after a long period. GDP is strongly correlated with oil, […]

Uruguay Economy

Uruguay Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The country is characterized by a stable and transparent environment for exports and investments, a long-term consistent economic plan of the government. Over the past fifteen years, Uruguay has redirected part of its foreign trade to China and the EU […]

Suriname Economy

Suriname Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data In 2021, Suriname saw its GDP decline by 1.5%. To a large extent, these were the reverberations of the pandemic. In 2022, GDP is expected to grow by 3.2%. This growth may be higher due to the international political and […]

Peru Economy

Peru Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The situation on world markets in 2021 had a favorable impact on the Peruvian economy. Economic activity increased by 13.4% compared to the same period in 2020. Growth was driven by non-primary sectors. In the last months of the year, […]

Paraguay Economy

Paraguay Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, Paraguay has shown stable growth in recent years, however, it remains a developing country that has to rely on agricultural products and related problems (price fluctuations on world markets, dependence on the weather). The government is trying […]

Guyana Economy

Guyana Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data In the context of world economic developments, Guyana’s GDP growth of 18.5 8 in 2021 is a rarity, and even more interesting is the outlook for 2022, when GDP is expected to grow by 46%. For example, according to the […]

Colombia Economy

Colombia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The government was one of the first in Latin America to implement strict quarantine measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent the collapse of the fragile health system. The long and relatively strict lockdown lasting most of 2020 […]

Chile Economy

Chile Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data Chile is relatively more resistant to economic shocks than other countries in the LA region due to its principled macroeconomic policies, savings of state funds, low level of public debt and good access to international financial markets, but the still […]

Brazil Economy

Brazil Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The year 2021 brought an economic growth of 4.8% in the BFR, which can be evaluated as a recovery of its economy. The GDP growth forecasts for 2022 were drawn up before the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine and […]

Bolivia Economy

Bolivia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bolivian economy fell into a deep recession, the largest recorded since 1953. In 2020, industry, tourism, mining and transport were the most affected. In 2021, the economy grew by 6.11%, placing it […]

Argentina Economy

Argentina Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data Argentina is one of the largest economies in Latin America, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of approximately US$450 billion. The country has huge reserves of mineral resources and fertile agricultural land. Imports mainly include industrial products. The main trading […]

Colombia Market Opportunities

Colombia Market Opportunities

MFA: Strategic opportunities for foreign exporters The covid-19 pandemic hit Colombia late compared to European countries. The government was one of the first in Latin America to impose strict quarantine measures to prevent the collapse of the fragile health system. A hard lockdown lasting a total of over three months began to take a heavy […]

Venezuela Visa

Venezuela Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Venezuela On March 6, 2009, a visa-free regime between Russia and Venezuela comes into force. Citizens of the Russian Federation who are holders of valid passports (with the exception of diplomatic and service ones) can enter, leave, transit and stay in Venezuela without visas for 90 days within each […]

Peru Visa

Peru Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Peru Russian citizens who are holders of valid passports, with the exception of diplomatic, service and official, can enter, leave, transit and stay in the territory of Peru without visas up to 90 days during each period of 180 days, starting from the date of first entry. When entering, […]

Colombia Visa

Colombia Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Colombia On April 20, 2009, the government of Colombia decided to cancel visas for Russian citizens when they visit Colombia for tourism purposes for up to 90 days. Import and export of national and foreign currencies is not limited, however, amounts equivalent to 10 thousand US dollars and more […]

Chile Visa

Chile Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in in Chile On December 18, 2011, an agreement on the abolition of visas for Russian citizens came into force. Russian citizens can enter, leave, transit and stay in Chile without visas for up to 90 days. To obtain a visa at the Embassy of Chile, you must provide the […]

Brazil Visa

Brazil Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Brazil Starting June 7, 2010, Russian citizens visiting Brazil for tourism purposes can enter, leave, transit and stay in Brazil without visas for 90 days for each period of 180 days, counting from the date of first entry. You must have a passport valid for the entire period, enough […]

Argentina Visa

Argentina Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Argentina On June 29, an agreement between the government of the Russian Federation and the government of the Argentine Republic on visa-free travel for citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of the Argentine Republic, signed in Buenos Aires on March 11, 2009 and in Moscow on March 18, […]

History in Venezuela

History in Venezuela

Initially, the territory of Venezuela was inhabited by the Indian tribes of the Caribs, Arawaks and Chibcha. They were mainly engaged in agriculture and fishing. In 1498, Christopher Columbus first set foot on these lands and already in 1499 the Spanish conquistadors arrived here. Among them was the traveler Amerigo Vespucci. Seeing the local villages, […]

History in Peru

History in Peru

The territory of present-day Peru began to be settled 20 thousand years ago. In the 6th millennium BC. The Indians who lived here began to engage in agriculture and cattle breeding. Of the most famous local civilizations that have reached a high level of development, one can single out Chavin, Paracas, Tiahuanaco, Nazca, Mochica and […]

History in Colombia

History in Colombia

The first people appeared in these parts as early as the 15th millennium BC. By the era of the Great Conquests, the Muisca Indians were the most numerous nationality. They lived on the high plateau of Cundinamarca, about 600 km south of present-day Santa Marta. In its development, this civilization was second only to the […]

History in Chile

History in Chile

Before the arrival of the Spaniards, the Araucan Indians lived in Chile. These tribes were distinguished by their militancy and cruelty. Therefore, when in 1536 the Spanish conquistodors led by Diego de Almagro began the conquest of the Chilean lands, the locals did not obey and gave a fitting rebuff to the conquerors. The Spaniards […]

History in Brazil

History in Brazil

Before the arrival of Europeans, Brazil was inhabited by Indian tribes of Arawaks and Caribs in the north, Tupi-Guarani – on the east coast and in the Amazon Valley, Ge – in the east and south of the country, Pano – in the west. The first European in Brazil was the Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares […]

History in Bolivia

History in Bolivia

The ancestors of the Aymara Indians began to settle in the current territory of Bolivia in the vicinity of Lake Titicaca in the 13th century BC. e. They founded the first agricultural settlements here. For all the time of development of these lands, the state of Tiahuanaco reached its highest prosperity, which in the 3-10 […]