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Latin the United States has great range geographically, politically, and demographically. a few international locations resembling Argentina, Brazil and Chile, get pleasure from a time of peace and turning out to be prosperity, whereas different nations corresponding to Bolivia and Columbia are suffering from govt and financial concerns. This quantity examines the heritage and current academic structures, either private and non-private, of roughly 15 nations within the Latin American sector, in addition to an afternoon within the existence function that exhibits what the varsity day is like from the scholars' element of view.

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