Category: South America

Venezuela Median Age

Venezuela 2019

Yearbook 2019 Venezuela. On January 23, the President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, proclaimed interim president of Venezuela. He was immediately recognized by the United States and several countries in the region. But...

Uruguay Median Age

Uruguay 2019

Welfare state and collective state leadership During the period 1830-1903 the country had 25 governments – nine were overthrown by coup and two presidents were assassinated. On several occasions, the two parties reached agreement...

Suriname Median Age

Suriname 2019

ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG: Click to see the meanings of 3-letter acronym and abbreviation of SUR in general and in geography as Suriname in particular. Population 2019 According to CountryAAH, the population of Suriname in 2019 was...

Paraguay Median Age

Paraguay 2019

Yearbook 2019 Paraguay. Both President Mario Abdo Benítez and his Vice President and Minister of Finance passed a declaration of confidence on August 20. The declaration of disbelief had been demanded by the largest...

Guyana Median Age

Guyana 2019

Yearbook 2019 Guyana. The vote of no confidence in December 2018 against President David Granger’s government was declared valid by the Supreme Court only in March. But after a report by the opposition to...

Ecuador Median Age

Ecuador 2019

Yearbook 2019 Ecuador. Violent protests erupted after President Lenín Moreno announced in early October that subsidies on fuel prices would be removed. Initially, the transport workers’ union was protesting, but the protests were soon...

Colombia Median Age

Colombia 2019

Yearbook 2019 Colombia. A national general strike scheduled for November 21 was preceded by an increasingly general support for and an increasingly intense protest movement against the government. The strike was organized by the...

Chile Median Age

Chile 2019

Yearbook 2019 Chile. In mid-October, the largest protest storm seen in Chile since democracy was reintroduced in 1990. The protests were led primarily by young people and initially concerned the increase in public transport...

Brazil Median Age

Brazil 2019

Yearbook 2019 Brazil. After more than a year and a half in prison, former President Lula da Silva (2003-10) was released on November 8. However, the success for him and his followers was to...