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A messenger would run with his news to the next tambo, where another messenger would take over. In Buenos Aires, the Teatro Colón, finished in 1908, stands as one of the world's greatest opera houses. The traditional beverages of Venezuela are chicha, made of fermented maize, and masato. The best documented case took place in Putumayo river region of Peru, where rubber exploitation led to deaths of 40,000 Indians between 1886 and 1919. Opal was responsible for 50 deaths in Mexico and Guatemala due to flooding caused by heavy rains.

Pages: 144

Publisher: C. Press/F. Watts Trade (September 1, 2016)

ISBN: 0531218856

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