Venezuela Animals

Venezuela Animals and Plants

Animals and plants in Venezuela Many species of animals and plants live in Venezuela. The country is one of the 17 countries in the world, in which together 70 percent of all species in the world can be found. One calls the megadiversity country. The many different landscapes such as coasts, deserts, mountains, rivers and […]

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Venezuela Old History

Venezuela Old History

The “Tierra firme” (mainland), that is the Venezuelan continental area, was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1498. The following year it was explored by Ojeda and the Florentine Amerigo Vespucci, who disembarking on the coast of the Maracaibo lagoon, discovered a village indigenous built on stilts and, in memory of the Venetian lagoon city, it […]

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Uruguay Old History

Uruguay Old History

The coast of Uruguay, discovered by the Spaniard Juan Diaz de Solis in 1516, was then by Caboto in 1537 equipped with a first fort in Rio San Salvador; but the Spanish occupation followed methodically only in the 17th and 18th centuries. In previous years Spain and Portugal were always engaged in disputes over the […]

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Suriname Old History

Suriname Old History

In 1498, for the first time, an Italian observed from the deck of a ship the wild and forested coasts of new lands, which descended with mountain groups into the Atlantic ocean. It was thus an Italian who discovered the coast of Guyana in South America, in an expedition nominally commanded, however, by the Spaniard […]

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Peru Old History

Peru Old History

It is difficult to historically reconstruct the origin of the Inca kingdom. With this title the ancient Peruvians called their kings and the main royals with divine attributes, that is “Sons of the Sun”. According to traditional history, four brothers of the “Ayares” tribes of the Quecha Indians, inhabitants in the Paccaritampu area (about 8 […]

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Paraguay Old History

Paraguay Old History

The first Spanish expedition, commanded by Aleixo Garcia, landed in Paraguay in 1521. The first approaches with the Indians were disastrous; Garcia was killed and the expedition left the country. In 1536 another Spaniard arrived in the territory, Juan de Ayolas; here he built the fort called “Corpus Christi”. Just his victory over the Lambarè […]

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Guyana Old History

Guyana Old History

In 1498, for the first time, an Italian observed from the deck of a ship the wild and forested coasts of new lands, which descended with mountain groups into the Atlantic ocean. It was thus an Italian who discovered the coast of Guyana in South America, in an expedition nominally commanded, however, by the Spaniard […]

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Ecuador Old History

Ecuador Old History

Ecuador, so called because it is crossed by the Equator, is actually a country with a mild, almost spring temperature. Its first inhabitants were very quiet people, who dealt with agriculture and breeding. According to legend, these first peoples were the Quitu, who, around the year 950 AD, were submerged by the Caras or Scyri, […]

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