South America

A continent in the Western Hemisphere, and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere

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South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It may also be considered a subcontinent of the Americas, which is how it is viewed in the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the Americas. The reference to South America instead of other regions has increased in the last decades due to changing geopolitical dynamics.

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Here are the top stories for Sunday, June 16th: Pompeo pushing for diplomacy with Iran; Tens of millions in the dark in South America; Hong Kong's chief..
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A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring..
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A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring..
Credit: CBS News - Published 7 hours ago

The failure of the two countries' interconnected power grid is still unexplained
Credit: CBS News - Published 7 hours ago

Argentine President Mauricio Macri called the massive blackout that left tens of millions in South America without power on Sunday "unprecedented", and promised..
Credit: Reuters - Published 7 hours ago

Power had been restored to one-third of Argentina by early afternoon, hours after a massive blackout hit South America on Sunday morning, leaving tens of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 8 hours ago

Power began to trickle back into the grid by midday after a massive blackout hit Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay early on Sunday, leaving tens of millions..
Credit: Reuters - Published 8 hours ago

Argentina's main energy company said Sunday it was "slowly beginning to restore" electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the South..
Credit: France 24 - Published 11 hours ago

A massive, power-grid failure has left both Argentina and Uruguay without electricity. The outage has affected around 50 million people across the two countries..
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James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in the South..
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Brazil's trade unions called for a nationwide strike on Friday, disrupting public transportation and a number of other industries across the South American..
2 days ago • WorldNews
Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

With the decision of the Constitutional Court, Ecuador joins Argentina, Brazil and Colombia in South American recognising same-sex marriage.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 4 days ago

Ecuador's highest court has authorised same-sex marriage in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation
Credit: France 24 - Published 4 days ago

Students Freddie McLennan and Joe Atkins, both 19, died while travelling across South America.
4 days ago • BBC News
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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