We arrived in Brazil, the largest country in both South America and Latin America. It is also the fifth largest country in the world. We traveled from Uruguay the second smallest country in South America to Brazil; it is the largest country in which Portuguese is the official language; its capital city is Brasilia. Brazil is home of the Samba dance and the Carnival. The population is about two hundred and ten million.
The distance between the North and the South in Chile is the longest in the world(4,395km). Chile also has the most output in copper; her copper exports are 60% of the worlds exports. Chile was independent from Spain in 1818, and has the present territory by defeating the allied forces of Peru and Bolivia in 1883.
University students have been away from campus for over two months after demonstrations; so we had no one-to-one Bible study and no fishing. Preparing the conference in this difficulty, I thank God for raising two shepherdesses little by little.
We left Chicago for Argentina CME at 9 am on the 18th of Aug and waited for 7 and a half hours at Panama City airport. Afterwards we arrived at Buenos Aires airport on August 19th. Argentina is a pretty big country (3,769,259 KM2 in size, 40million in population). 90 % of the people are of European descent. They have a lot of natural resources (gas, natural gas, iron, copper, uranium).