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South America's booming economies

For the Geo Quiz, we're looking for a South American country that's enjoying an economic boom. The country we want you to name is South America's second largest – after Brazil. A century ago, it was considered wealthy but at the beginning of this century, in 2001, it suffered a devastating economic crisis.

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Now, it's back to a booming economy. In fact, this is among the nations that some are calling the "Latin Tigers." So, can you name South America's second largest nation?

The answer is Argentina: it's economy has enjoyed a growth-spurt recently – as have the economies of Brazil, Chile and Peru. But, as Richard Reynolds reports from Buenos Aires – it may be a bit soon to compare them to Taiwan or China.

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