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Uruguay – Colonia del Sacramento

Jacqualine from Winnemucca, Nevada Colonia del Sacramento, the oldest settlement in the country.  The town was originally set up in 1680 as a strategic Portuguese posting, along the Rio de la Plata, to resist the Spanish Crown’s sovereignty of the southern cone.  However, after a hundred years of conflict and dispute, the Portuguese relinquished their control…