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The Present and Future of Latin America
Lots of natural resources
Seven Mile Beach NegrilJamaica
Tobago Cays Windward Islands
Beaches in Costa Rica
Houses in Latin America
High Population Density/overcrowded
Population pyramid - Latin America (1995 and 2025)
Drugs/Corruption South America has some of the most notoriously bad prisons in the world! Known for poor conditions, riots, corruption, many are run by gangs who control every aspect of existence.
HEADLINE: Chiquita admits to paying Colombia terrorists Banana company agrees to $25 million fine for paying AUC for protection
Lack of Healthcare
Lack of education
Lack of good/useable farmland/deforestation
Lack of government protection/regulations -no child labor laws -few laws protecting rainforest -little to no labor laws -no minimum wage
Lack of Government Regulation PovertyOvercrowdedDeforestation Drugs/ Corruption Lack of Healthcare Lack of Education
The Future of Latin America -Funding to improve agricultural methods and technology
Hydroelectric Power -Angel Falls (3,212ft high)
GOOD JOBS WANTED : Labor Markets in América Latina GOOD JOBS WANTED : Labor Markets in América Latina Inter-American Development Bank Inter-American Development.
Geographers divide Latin America into three subregions. 1.Middle America 2.The Caribbean 3.South America.
Child Laboring Group Members-Kevin S. Alex H. Nathan K. Created by: Nathan Kosewski.
Child Labor. What is Child Labor? 1. Child Labor is work that harms children or keeps them from attending school. 2. America had many children in the.
Trends in World Tourism Unit 4: Tourism and the Environment.
Poor Working Conditions Child Labor Long hours, low pay Unsafe working conditions Sweatshops.
By Javier Arroyo & Jonathan Delgado. Latin American government instability Political confusion Corrupt leaders Government spending unaccounted.
LATIN AMERICA GOVERNMENTS AND ECONOMIES. GOVERNMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA MOST COUNTRIES HAVE A HISTORY OF MILITARY RULE CORRUPTION POLITICAL INSTABILITY.
Foreign Policy: Latin America Megan, Trevor, Rebecca.
Habitat for Humanity in Costa Rica. Background Fairly stable economy – Tourism, agriculture, electronics Government deficits – Prevented quality social.
Abandoned Children in Latin American Cities Christian Ragland Akich White Jess Knecht.
SOUTH AM. CENTRAL AMERICA Caribbean Islands Mexico
Immigration EQ: Why Did Immigrants come to the United States?
Challenge 1 Through which seven Latin American countries do the Andes Mountains run? Latin America.
Warm Up What do you think causes the economies of some less developed nations to grow rapidly?
The History of Cuba By: Samantha Parylak, Emily Kiefer and Alex Decarlo.
Life in America for Immigrants. Objective By the end of the lesson, SWBAT describe what life was like for immigrants when they first came to America.
Life in America for Immigrants. Objective By the end of the lesson, students should be able to describe what life was like for immigrants when they first.
The Industrial Revolution. What was the Industrial Revolution? Period of time when machines start to replace work that had been done by people. Steam.
Regions of Latin America Central America The Caribbean South America South America.
Coal Mining. Coal Coal is burned to run steam engines. Mined out of the earth. Coal miners work long hours in very dangerous conditions.
Latin America A Banana Republic. What is a Banana Republic? Brainstorm.
Content Objective: Students will discover the problems of industrialization and the changes that happened due to those difficulties. Language Objective:
Central America & South America. Central America The seven countries located between Mexico and South America. – Guatemala – Belize – El Salvador – Honduras.
Opener: 4/13 - #1 COPY and answer the following questions using TB page What capital cities are located on the coast in South America? 2.Why do.
The Effects of Industrialization How did the Industrial Revolution affect society?
LATIN AMERICA. Where is Latin America? Find Mexico on a World Map... …and move southward.
LATIN AMERICA Chapter 9. Pg 191 What mountain ranges are in Latin America? What bodies of water surround Latin America? What are 3 major rivers in South.
CHILD LABOUR INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION VS. PRESENT DAY BRAZIL By: Morgan Yard.
REPUBLIC OF CUBA Genius question: How did Cuba gain its independence and from whom?
Unit 3 Latin America. Regions of Latin America 1) Middle or Central America; including Mexico 2) Caribbean (West Indies) 3) South America.
With 2.2 million inmates, America has more prisoners behind.
Latin America Economic Geography. Population The population of Latin America is clustered on the coast. The interior of South America is difficult to.
Providing a Safety Net. Why Households Differ One of the main reasons why household income differs is because the number of household members who work.
Dominican Republic Child Labor By:Anabella Linares Karina Chavez Period:4.
Australia “The Land Down Under” “Hey, mate! What are you looking at?”
Illegal Immigrants Kylie McBride and Avery Chidiac.
Colombia, more than just drugs and violence.! By: Juan S. Betancur.
Poverty in Africa By Rameez Syed. The inequities that exist in most of the ‘third world nations Around 80 percent population lives in poverty without.
Human Rights Issues: Law and Order. Human Rights Human rights are the basic rights that every human being should have. The Brazilian constitution guarantees.
City Life Section 5 City Life The Big Idea Cities in the United States experienced dramatic expansion in the late 1800s
SS6G2a: Explain the major concerns of Latin America regarding the issues of air pollution in Mexico City, the destruction of the rainforest in Brazil,
The Amazon World’s largest rainforest and river basin. Falls within 8 countries and covers about 40% of South America. Produces 60 – 80% of its own rainfall.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (adapted by Frederick Gaines)
What is a Primate City, and what is the best Latin American Example of a Primate city?
Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach G. Tyler Miller’s Living in the Environment 14 th Edition Chapter 11 Section 6 Tropical Deforestation.
DEFORESTATION IN THE CONGO RAINFOREST. AFRICA'S RAINFORESTS Most Rainforests in Africa are found in the Congo Basin. Deforestation began in 1990 and it.
Latin America Geography. Latin America The name describes the lands in the Western Hemisphere south of the United States Stretches over 7,000 miles Covers.
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