Monthly Archive: March 2021

SANTIAGO

Santiago Travel Guide

Busy Santiago shows its best side of the upper air. Climb the hill and fall in love with the atmosphere of the Chilean capital. SANTIAGO AS A DESTINATION The hustle and bustle of the...

Zimbabwe Harare Tourist Attractions 2

Zimbabwe 2018

Yearbook 2018 Zimbabwe. In January, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the July presidential and parliamentary elections. Mnangagwa, who became party leader in ZANU-PF in November 2017 after Robert Mugabe’s resignation and shortly thereafter became president,...

Zambia Lusaka Tourist Attractions 2

Zambia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Zambia. In February, about half of the ministers were dismissed or relocated to new posts by President Edgar Lungu. Among other things, Minister of Trade and Industry Margaret Mwanakatwe was appointed new...

Yemen Sana'a Tourist Attractions 2

Yemen 2018

Yearbook 2018 Yemen. Since 2014, Yemen has been plagued by a bloody conflict between Iranian-backed Shiite Hire rebels and President Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi’s forces, which is being helped by Saudi Arabia and the...

Western Sahara 2018

Western Sahara 2018

Yearbook 2018 Western Sahara. According to Countryaah.com, Al-Ayun is the capital city of Western Sahara. In a statement in January, EU Attorney General Melchior Wathelet wrote that the EU violated the “Western Sahara’s right to...

Vietnam Hanoi Tourist Attractions 2

Vietnam 2018

Yearbook 2018 Vietnam. In January, 22 oil company executives and government officials were sentenced to prison sentences for crimes linked to financial malpractice and corruption. Among other things, former Politburo member Đinh La Thăng...

Venezuela Caracas Tourist Attractions 2

Venezuela 2018

Yearbook 2018 Venezuela. According to Countryaah.com, Caracas is the capital city of Venezuela, a country located in South America. President Nicolás Maduro was not unexpectedly re-elected in the May 20 presidential election for a...

Vatican City Tourist Attractions 2

Vatican City 2018

Yearbook 2018 Vatican City. During the year, Pope Francis’ heart issues such as climate and refugees came partially overshadowed by the pedophile crimes that have shaken the Catholic Church around the world for decades....

Vanuatu Port Vila Tourist Attractions 2

Vanuatu 2018

Yearbook 2018 Vanuatu. In March, Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman of the Supreme Court was sentenced to two years of conditional sentence for attempting to influence a police investigation unduly during his time as...

Uzbekistan Tashkent Tourist Attractions 2

Uzbekistan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Uzbekistan. According to Countryaah.com, Tashkent is the capital city of Uzbekistan, a country located in Central Asia. The political change under President Shavkat Mirziyoyev continued in 2018. In January, the powerful head...

Uruguay Montevideo Tourist Attractions 2

Uruguay 2018

Yearbook 2018 Uruguay. Tensions between the military and the government, led by the left-wing coalition Breda Front (Frente Amplio, FA), increased during the year and reached their most critical point since the FA came...

United States Washington D.C. Tourist Attractions 2

United States 2018

Yearbook 2018 USA. For the second year in a row, the political life was overshadowed by the president’s unpredictability and unorthodox behavior – new agreements, broken agreements and a stream of comments on Twitter...

United Kingdom London Tourist Attractions 2

United Kingdom 2018

UK. The Brexit agreement that Prime Minister Theresa May negotiated with the EU during the year was clear in its first draft in November. On November 14, the government had approved it and now...

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Tourist Attractions 2

United Arab Emirates 2018

Yearbook 2018 United Arab Emirates. According to Countryaah.com, Abu Dhabi is the capital city of United Arab Emirates, a country located in Western Asia. The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia introduced VAT at...

Ukraine Kiev Tourist Attractions 2

Ukraine 2018

Yearbook 2018 Ukraine. The corruption in the Ukrainian judiciary came into focus when the lawyer and human rights lawyer Iryna Nozdrovska was murdered in January. According to Countryaah.com, Kiev is the capital city of...

Uganda Kampala Tourist Attractions 2

Uganda 2018

Yearbook 2018 Uganda. In July, the country’s constitutional court gave its opinion on the disputed amendments to the constitution that were implemented in 2017 and which the opposition sought to have annulled. According to...

Tuvalu Funafuti Tourist Attractions 2

Tuvalu 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tuvalu. In early March, a new international airport terminal opened and a few days later it was announced that Air Kiribati airline would start a flight between Kiribati’s capital Tarawa, located on...

Turkmenistan Ashgabat Tourist Attractions 2

Turkmenistan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Turkmenistan. At the March parliamentary elections, the presidential party and its support groups received 103 out of 125 seats. The Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Party (TSTP) was given eleven seats, as was the...

Turkey Ankara Tourist Attractions 2

Turkey 2018

Yearbook 2018 Turkey. On June 24, Turkey ran for presidential and parliamentary elections. In the presidential election, incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won with 52.5% of the vote; challenger Muharrem Ince from the enriched...

Tunisia Tunis Tourist Attractions 2

Tunisia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tunisia. In January, protests erupted in raising the price of several basic commodities. In addition, the government had announced increases in VAT and social security contributions. Peaceful demonstrations developed into violent actions...

Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain Tourist Attractions 2

Trinidad and Tobago 2018

Yearbook 2018 Trinidad and Tobago. According to Countryaah.com, Port-of-Spain is the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago, a country located in North America. The country got its first female president when lawyer Paula-Mae Weekes...

Tonga Nuku'alofa Tourist Attractions 2

Tonga 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tonga. In February, the powerful tropical cyclone Gita swept across Tonga with wind speeds exceeding 55 meters per second. Many people got rid of both electricity and access to water and a...

Togo Lome Tourist Attractions 2

Togo 2018

Yearbook 2018 Togo. According to Countryaah.com, Lome is the capital city of Togo, a country located in Western Africa. Street protests continued during the year with demands that President Faure Gnassingbé not be allowed...

Thailand Bangkok Tourist Attractions 2

Thailand 2018

Yearbook 2018 Thailand. In February, Thailand introduced a smoking ban on 24 of the country’s most popular beaches with a view to curbing debris in the water and on the beaches. The penalty for...

Tanzania Dodoma Tourist Attractions 2

Tanzania 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tanzania. According to Countryaah.com, DDodoma is the capital city of Tanzania, a country located in Eastern Africa. President John Magufuli and the CCM (Revolutionary Party) government were accused by the opposition of...

Tajikistan Dushanbe Tourist Attractions 2

Tajikistan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Tajikistan. According to Countryaah.com, Dushanbe is the capital city of Tajikistan, a country located in Central Asia. Political thaw in neighboring Uzbekistan continued to warm neighbor relations. In January, several border crossings...

Taiwan Taipei Tourist Attractions 2

Taiwan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Taiwan. In January, Taiwan refused to allow two Chinese airlines to deposit 176 additional flights in connection with the Chinese New Year. According to Countryaah.com, Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan,...

Syria Damascus Tourist Attractions 2

Syria 2018

Yearbook 2018 Syria. At the end of the year it was reported that in Syria there are over 6.5 million internally displaced people and that in neighboring countries there are over 5.5 million Syrians...

Switzerland Bern Tourist Attractions 2

Switzerland 2018

Yearbook 2018 Switzerland. In a referendum in March, 71% of voters voted to retain the license fee for public service, that is, radio and TV. According to Countryaah.com, Bern is the capital city of...

Sweden Stockholm Tourist Attractions 2

Sweden 2018

Constitutional struggle and foreign policy activation Prior to his death, Gustav Vasa had set up hereditary dukes, intended to give younger royal sons a princely livelihood and to strengthen the power of the Vasa...

Suriname Paramaribo Tourist Attractions 2

Suriname 2018

Yearbook 2018 Suriname. The already strained relations with neighboring Guyana deteriorated significantly in April and May when a series of attacks on Surinamese fishing boats on Suriname’s territorial waters near the border with French...

Sudan Khartoum Tourist Attractions 2

Sudan 2018

Yearbook 2018 Sudan. According to Countryaah.com, Khartoum is the capital city of Sudan, a country located in Northern Africa. Sudan struggled with a continuing economic crisis in 2018. The country’s currency fell 85% against...

Sri Lanka Colombo Tourist Attractions 2

Sri Lanka 2018

Yearbook 2018 Sri Lanka. In the local elections held in February, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party won a landslide victory with 231 of the local assembly’s 340 seats. According to Countryaah.com, Colombo...

Spain Madrid Tourist Attractions 2

Spain 2018

Yearbook 2018 Spain. After a vote of no confidence, initiated by the Socialist Party (PSOE), Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was forced to resign in early June. According to Countryaah.com, Madrid is the capital city...

South Korea Seoul Tourist Attractions 2

South Korea 2018

Yearbook 2018 South Korea. Talks between South Korean President Moon Jae In and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un took place on three occasions during the year. According to Countryaah.com, Seoul is the capital...

South Africa Cape Town Tourist Attractions 2

South Africa 2018

Yearbook 2018 South Africa. According to Countryaah.com, Bloemfontein is the capital city of South Africa, a country located in Southern Africa. South Africa’s corruption-accused President Jacob Zuma was pressed with growing demands for resignation,...

Somalia Mogadishu Tourist Attractions 2

Somalia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Somalia. In January, Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre appealed to the country’s aid donors to write off Somalia’s extensive foreign debt, which amounts to about US $ 4 billion. According to Countryaah.com,...

Solomon Islands Honiara Tourist Attractions 2

Solomon Islands 2018

Yearbook 2018 Solomon Islands. According to Countryaah.com, Honiara is the capital city of Solomon Islands, a country located in Melanesia. Solomon Islands tropical forests are about to disappear, according to an alarm report from...

Slovenia Ljubljana Tourist Attractions 2

Slovenia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Slovenia. According to Countryaah.com, Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia, a country located in Southern Europe. Extravasation for the country’s National Assembly was held in early June after Prime Minister Miro...

Slovakia Bratislava Tourist Attractions 2

Slovakia 2018

Yearbook 2018 Slovakia. In February, investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kušnírová were murdered in a town east of Bratislava. The council came to shake Slovakia and force a number of politicians...