South America

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These "country profiles" have been prepared by compiling information from various Web sites and resources in an effort to assist university faculty and staff that may be interested in either traveling or conducting business activities in this country. This guide is for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in place of proper legal and formal advice. Please note that the following areas in particular are subject to change:  addresses and contact information for embassies; current state observations (such as terrorist warnings or political unrest); general statements about laws and regulations; governmental organization; and applicable taxes. Travelers should always check the U.S. State Department Web site for current travel safety information.