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|El Salvador, the smallest of the Central American countries This album contains 45 pictures El Salvador, or The Saviour, has had many problems in the past. The civil war where the U.S.A. backed government troops, cost the lives of 60,000 citizens. An earthquake in 1986 devastated the capital of San Salvador, leaving more than 2000,000 homeless. Nine-tenths of the Salvadoreans are of mixed Spanish-Indian stock. El Salvador also has nearly two dozen volcanoes.|
|Nicaragua, the largest of the Central America countries This album contains 101 pictures Eight years of civil war, after the overthrow of Samoza's 42 yrs of dictatorship, ended in 1988. Peace brought democracy but poverty and corruption may still be it's downfall. Today Nicaragua like so many third world countries depend on tourism for a good part of their economy|
|Costa Rica, has coastlines on the Carribean sea and the Pacific Ocean This album contains 50 pictures Costa Rica is the only country in Central America that has no standing army. It enjoys continues stability after a century of almost uninterrupted democratic government. Tourism is now what fuels Costa Rica's main economy.|
|Thailand, is dominated by the Chao River Basin This album contains 117 pictures The only nation in South East Asia to escape colonial rule. This country formally known as Siam changed its name to Thailand meaning, The Land of the Free, in 1939,|
|China, the country that kept to themselves. This album contains 58 pictures From Emperor to Emperor each one of them left a Legacy for the rest of the world to look at and to experience. There is so much history in this country that makes it impossible to be mentioned here. Just enjoy the photographs|