By Peter Calvert
This Dictionary offers an neutral and priceless heritage to the Latin American zone, important for a person attracted to the present affairs, fresh heritage and financial system of this tremendous sector. Entries offer definitions of phrases, thoughts, names and organisations key to discussions of imperative and South the US. protecting a few forty eight nations and territories, this quantity bargains a special perception to the political and fiscal dimensions of this different area.
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On taking office, Cubas commuted Oviedo’s sentence and ordered his release. In March 1999 Vice-President Argaña was assassinated and it was widely believed that this was the result of a conspiracy between Cubas and Oviedo. After several days of mounting crisis, with widespread strikes and demonstrations and impeachment pending in Congress, Cubas fled to Brazil, where he was granted political asylum. He was succeeded as President by the President of the Senate, Luis González Macchi, who formed a government of national unity.
2%. Unemployment stood at about 13% in 2003. Belmopan Belmopan, the capital of Belize since 1971, had a population of 8,130 at the 2000 census. A– Z 44 Bermuda Bermuda is situated in the North Atlantic, 900km (560 miles) east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, USA, and north-west of the Bahamas, and comprises some 138 islands of which only 20 are inhabited. 59sq miles); capital: Hamilton, on Great Bermuda; population: 65,545 (2001 census), comprising Africans 58%, Europeans 36%; official language: English; religion: Anglican 28%, African Episcopalian Methodists.
1911 as Banco de la Nación; present name adopted 1928; nationalized in 1952. ) Address: Avda Ayacucho, esq. bo/ Banco Central do Brasil Central Bank of Brazil Central bank of issue of Brazil; f. 1965; operates under the supervision of the Conselho Monetário Nacional. br/ A– Z 28 Banco Central de Chile Central Bank of Chile State-owned bank of issue; f. 1926; granted autonomy 1989. cr/ Banco Central de Cuba Central Bank of Cuba State-owned sole bank of issue; f. 1997. cu/ A– Z 29 Banco Central del Ecuador Central Bank of Ecuador Sole bank of issue; f.