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South America has actually been making wine since the 1500’s. It’s just a part of the Spanish era culture there. It also remains to be the 26th largest nation in the world. On the whole, these are all minor issues and it is a fairly safe country on regional standards. A us$2.7 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan in 1999 was needed in order to save the shrinking economy, which improved from the inflow and austerity measures during the next year. The Amazon starts in Peru and touches the southernmost part of Colombia before coursing through Brazil to flow eastward to the Atlantic Ocean.

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