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Can you name the Countries of the Americas by Description 2007?

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The ___ is the world's third largest country by area, and politically dominates the americas.
The second largest country by area in the world, _____ has been independent since 1867.
A large, mostly Spanish-speaking nation that won independence from Spain in 1821.
The largest and most populous of the states on the central American isthmus.
Formerly British Honduras, _____ was the last country in the region to gain independence.
Still recovering from a devastating hurricane in 1998, while it nurtures a fragile democracy.
The smallest and most densly populated republic in Central America.
A country recovering from years of civil war between the government and US-backed guerrillas.
___ ___ is the most stable Central American country with a highly developed welfare state.
Long, dominated by the US, which recently handed over control of the canal for the first time.
The largest island in the Caribbean, ___ is the only communist state in the Americas.
First a Spanish possession and then a British colony, the island of _____ won its independence in 1962.
A chronically poor nation occupying the western third of the island Hispaniola.
Sharing the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, this was the first place to be settled by the Spanish.
An English-speaking archipelago in the Atlantic, with a strong economy based on tourism.
British influence remains strong in this former colony in the middle of the Leeward Islands.
These popular tourist destinations lie at the northern end of the Leeward Islands.
Small Caribbean island named after Sunday, the day Christopher Columbus first landed there.
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Ruled by both France and Britian, _____ retains the character of both countries.
__________ lie towards the southern end of the Windward Islands.
The most easterly of the Windward Islands, ______ was referred to as 'Little England'.
The most southerly Windward Island, ______ is a major nutmeg producer.
This two-island republic lies very close to the Venezuelan coast of South America.
A state Plagued by violence ever since independence, _____ is slowly stabilizing.
The first colony to win independencefrom Spain. Vast reserves of oil have been discovered there.
A former British colony, ____ is the only English-speaking nation on the continent.
This former Dutch colony is the smallest country in South America but ethnically very diverse.
_______ straddles the equator. The country also includes the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific.
Once the heart of the Inca Empire, ____ has a large indigenous population of Quechua speakers.
The continent's poorest country, which is named after the 'Liberator', Simon Bolivar.
South America's only Portuguese-speaking nation was a 19th-century empire in its own right.
Landlocked and with a few resources, ______ has a long history of despotic rule.
A long, narrow country west of the Andes that has made a peaceful return to democracy.
A republic originally set up to act as a buffer state between Argentina and Brazil.
Once one of the richest countries in the world, _______ is in crisis since defaulting on its debt.

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