Mexico

In 2017 Planeta.com is making a major revision to our award-winning online guide to Mexico. Suggestions are welcome as we connect locals and visitors by revising our guides to states and cities, parks and reserves, Indigenous cultures, festivals and food. #MexicoNow de ron mader Wiki More info about Mexico on the Planeta Wiki mxlinks, wild …

Colombia

Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni Located in northwestern South America, Colombia is bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the north west by Panama and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. Wiki Colombia Wild Colombia

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Buzzword: NAFTA The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America. The agreement came into force on January 1, 1994.   Key Links NAFTA Secretariat Translating: NAFTA Spanish: Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte, (TLCAN) French: …

Canada

Photo: James Wheeler, Moraine Lake Canada occupies most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Canada is bordered by the United States to the south and northwest. Land of Bruce Cohen and Margaret Atwood … Host country of …

Argentina

Photo: Vanessa Gutierrez, Reserva Natural Otamendi Argentina borders Paraguay and Bolivia to the north, Brazil and Uruguay to the northeast and Chile to the west and south.   Wiki Argentina Planeta.com New World Heritage Site: Los Alerces National Park

Alberta

Photo: James Wheeler, Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta is a western province of Canada and is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the Northwest Territories to the north, and the U.S. state of Montana to the south. Planeta.com Canada Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/alberta

Bogotá

Photo: Pedro Szekely, View of Bogota from La Candelaria Colombia’s capital, and largest city, Bogotá is in many ways a microcosm of South America. In its historic center in the district of La Candelaria you can see the restored mansions of the Spanish colonisers, while the northern areas of the city are made up of …

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient Indigenous traditions and modern fanfare. It’s a whimsical and yet serious holiday that primarily takes place between October 31st and November 2nd. Mexico may have the most spectacular festivals in the hemisphere. Well known are festivities in …

Quebec

Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/quebec Planeta.com Canada Embedded Tweets Wayfinding around Quebec's big heritage construction projects is excellent. Bravi @ParcsCanada @PSPC_SPAC @judy_foote @ParksCanada pic.twitter.com/FGEbtGHNzM — Andrew S. Potts (@AndrewSPotts) July 21, 2017

Latin America

Latin America! Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/latam