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B. 02-09 6.3 quake strikes Chile, no damage reported Ovalle, Chile
C. 02-03 Zika virus: 'War' declared on deadly mosquitoes Brazil
3. 02-02 Neymar investigated in Brazil over fraud allegations Brazil
02-01 Zika: WHO declares global emergency South America
F. 01-30 Zika: Colombia cases in pregnant women double in a week Colombia
G. 01-28 Zika: Activists in Brazil to petition court to allow abortions Brazil
H. 01-26 Zika: Brazil to deploy army in fight against virus Brazil
8. 01-24 Brazil prison breakout: Inmates blow up wall to escape Frei Damiao de Bozanno, Recife, Northeastern Brazil
J. 01-23 Zika: Olympics plans announced by Rio authorities Rio de Janeiro

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  Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000 Map of Asuncion Paraguay  More than 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly Brazil state announces Zika fever emergency Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency   Macri has been confirmed as the winner after his ruling party opponent conceded. Macri led Daniel Scioli by 51.5% to 48.5% Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais   More than a dozen people are feared dead after a dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil burst, flooding nearby homes
Zika: WHO declares global emergency
Feb. 1   South America
  A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO


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2016
Zika: WHO declares global emergency
Politics
2016 2016
Politics
Crime
2016 2016
Crime
Election, Vote
2016 2016
Election, Vote
Sports
2016 2016
Sports
2015
Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay floo...
Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gera...
Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina p...
Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found de...
Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina p...
Sports
2015 2015
Sports
2014
Brazilian presidential candidate among those...
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Brazilian presidential candidate among those...
Venezuelan beauty queen slain
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Brazilian presidential candidate among those...
Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
2013
'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight
Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa ...
Protests spread throughout Brazil
Maduro wins Venezuela election
Church picks first South American pope
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
Crime
2013 2013
Crime
Maduro wins Venezuela election
Sports
2013 2013
Sports
2012
Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
Chavez wins Venezuela election
Crime
2012 2012
Crime
Chavez wins Venezuela election
Sports
2012 2012
Sports
2011
Ash cloud grounds Australian flights
Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding
Politics
2011 2011
Politics
Crime
2011 2011
Crime
Election, Vote
2011 2011
Election, Vote
Sports
2011 2011
Sports
2010
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
33 workers trapped in mine
Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile
Ecuador troops rescue president
Santos wins election
Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election
Van der Sloot arrested in Chile
Santos wins election
Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election
Sports
2010 2010
Sports
2009
Air France plane crashed
Politics
2009 2009
Politics
Crime
2009 2009
Crime
Election, Vote
2009 2009
Election, Vote
Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games
2008
Disasters
2008 2008
Disasters
Politics
2008 2008
Politics
Betancourt rescued from FARC
Election, Vote
2008 2008
Election, Vote
Sports
2008 2008
Sports
2007
Thousands homeless after quake
337 killed in earthquake
About 200 dead from plane crash
Chile court extradites Fujimori
Fujimori gets 6 years in prison
Chile court extradites Fujimori
Election, Vote
2007 2007
Election, Vote
Sports
2007 2007
Sports
2006
Plane lost over Amazon
General Pinochet dead
Chavez wins by wide margin
President Lula re-elected
Gang attacks leave 52 dead
Chavez wins by wide margin
President Lula re-elected
Bachelet wins presidency
Sports
2006 2006
Sports
2005
160 believed dead in jet crash
Missing 41 troops feared dead
Pinochet charged over dissidents
Pinochet charged over dissidents
Election, Vote
2005 2005
Election, Vote
Sports
2005 2005
Sports
2004
175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire
Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
Recall vote: Chavez claims victory
Crime
2004 2004
Crime
Recall vote: Chavez claims victory
Sports
2004 2004
Sports
2002
Disasters
2002 2002
Disasters
Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide
Crime
2002 2002
Crime
Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide
Brazil wins World Cup

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6.3 quake strikes Chile, no damage reported Zika: WHO declares global emergency


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Tue.   Chile
Feb. 3  Brazil  Zika virus: 'War' declared on deadly mosquitoes
Feb. 1   South America  
  A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO


January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan. 30  Colombia  Zika: Colombia cases in pregnant women double in a week Jan. 28  Brazil  Zika: Activists in Brazil to petition court to allow abortions Jan. 20  Brazil  Zika outbreak: More babies born with birth defects Jan. 14  Brazil  Explosion unleashes toxic gas in Santos, Brazil

year 2015 ... more > Top ^



December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.25   Paraguay     Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000
Map of Asuncion Paraguay
  More than 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years
Dec.9  Argentina  Argentina's Fernandez bids emotional farewell Dec.6   Venezuela     Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly   The opposition won control of the National Assembly by a landslide, delivering a major setback to the ruling party and altering the balance of...

November 2015 ... more > Top ^
Nov.29   Northeastern Brazil   Brazil state announces Zika fever emergency   The Brazilian state of Pernambuco has declared a state of emergency to help speed up the official response to Zika fever Nov.22   Argentina   Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
Map of Buenos Aires Argentina
  Macri has been confirmed as the winner after his ruling party opponent conceded. Macri led Daniel Scioli by 51.5% to 48.5%
Nov.5   Brazil   Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais Map of Mariana Minas Gerais Brazil
  More than a dozen people are feared dead after a dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil burst, flooding nearby homes


September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.16   Chile Tsunami alert as Chile hit by powerful earthquake
Sep.10  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.13  Chile  Forest fire rages near Valparaiso, thousands evacuated Mar.9  Argentina  French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.19   Argentina     Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead   Alberto Nisman became a controversial figure when he accused Argentina's President and foreign minister of covering up Iran's involvement

year 2014 ... more > Top ^

Dec.17  Colombia  Farc rebels declare indefinite unilateral truce Dec.14  Peru  Deal reached at UN climate talks Nov.30  Colombia  Colombian rebels free captured general Oct.26   Brazil     Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president   Left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing 51.45% of votes in a closely-fought election Oct.12  Bolivia  Morales claims Bolivia election win Oct.6   Colombia Lightning strike kills 11 members of indigenous tribe
Oct.5  Brazil  Rousseff set to face Brazil run-off Aug.13   Sao Paulo   Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash   Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood, state media report... Jul.13   Rio de Janeiro     Germany wins World Cup over Argentina Map of Maracana Brazil
  Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Götze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification.    Germany's victory meant that three consecutive World Cups have been won by teams from the same continent, following Italy and Spain in 2006 and 2010 respectively, the first time this has happened in World Cup history. Italian Nicola Rizzoli was named as the referee of the final. Among these invited l...
Jul.9   Sao Paulo Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final Jul.8   Brazil     Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil  Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7 Jul.3  Brazil  Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses Jun.24  Northeastern Brazil  Luis Suarez embroiled in new 'biting' storm Jun.10  Sao Paulo  Blatter still has burning desire to be FIFA's president Apr.1   Chile Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile Feb.18  Venezuela  Venezuelan opposition leader in custody Jan.8   Venezuela Venezuelan beauty queen slain

year 2013 ... more > Top ^

Dec.15  Chile  Huge poll win for Chilean left Nov.27  Sao Paulo  Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium Jul.27  Rio de Janeiro  Pope Francis draws 3M to Rio vigil Jul.2  Austria  'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight Jun.17   Sao Paulo   Protests spread throughout Brazil  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup Apr.15  Venezuela  Venezuela challenger demands recount Apr.14   Venezuela   Maduro wins Venezuela election   Socialist candidate Nicolas Maduro, who was chosen by Chavez as his successor, has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll Mar.13   Vatican     Church picks first South American pope
  Jorge Bergoglio made history as the first non-European pope of the modern era , the first Jesuit and the first to assume the name Francis Mar.8  Venezuela  Venezuela swears in acting president Mar.5   Venezuela     Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
  A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him Feb.18   Venezuela Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home Jan.27   Brazil   Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria   At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say Jan.5  Venezuela  Chavez ally elected by assembly

year 2012 ... more > Top ^

Oct.7   Venezuela Chavez wins Venezuela election
Aug.25  Venezuela  Blast halts Venezuela refinery Jun.23  Paraguay  No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president Feb.22   Argentina Argentina train crash 'kills 49' Jan.25  Rio de Janeiro  High-rise collapses with reports of 11 dead

year 2011 ... more > Top ^

Nov.4  Colombia  FARC leader Alfonso Cano killed Jun.20  Australia  Ash cloud grounds Australian flights Jan.13   Rio de Janeiro Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding


year 2010 ... more > Top ^

Dec.17  Venezuela  Chavez gets power to govern by decree Nov.28  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil forces take over Rio slum Oct.31  Brazil  Brazil elects first female president Oct.13   Chile     Last trapped Chile miner rescued
Map of Copiapo Chile  The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued Sep.30   Ecuador Ecuador troops rescue president Sep.17  Chile  Bore hole reaches trapped Chilean miners Aug.31  Chile  Drilling to reach miners begins Aug.22   Chile     33 trapped miners alive after 17 days   Miners are alive and in a shelter, President Pinera said, raising hopes for the first time in the nearly 3 weeks since the mine collapsed Aug.16  Colombia  737 breaks apart on island landing Aug.6   Chile 33 workers trapped in mine Jul.15  Argentina  Argentina legalises gay marriage Jun.20   Colombia Santos wins election Jun.3  Chile  Van der Sloot arrested in Chile May.30  Colombia  Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote Apr.6   Rio de Janeiro Rains, flooding kill 200 in Brazil Feb.27   Chile Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile Jan.17   Chile Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election

year 2009 ... more > Top ^

Oct.2  Denmark  Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games Aug.11  Amazon  TV host 'ordered killings' Jun.1   Northeastern Brazil   Air France plane crashed
Map of Northeastern Brazil  The Airbus A330-200 with 228 people aboard reported electrical problems in stormy weather before it lost contact May.28  Brazil  Dam bursts after more rain

year 2008 ... more > Top ^

Dec.9  Rio de Janeiro  Protesters: 9,000 disappeared in 2 years Nov.27  Brazil  Death toll climbs in flooding Nov.22  Peru  Apec leaders make free-trade vow Jul.2   Colombia     Betancourt rescued from FARC
  In a secret operation the Colombian military infiltrated rebel group and deceived its members into giving up 15 hostages May.24  Colombia  FARC leader dead May.18  Colombia  Rebel leader surrenders Mar.1  Ecuador  Top FARC leader killed by Colombians Feb.21  Venezuela  Jetliner crashes in mountains

year 2007 ... more > Top ^

Dec.11   Peru Fujimori gets 6 years in prison
Dec.2  Venezuela  Voters reject Chavez's referendum Nov.14   Chile Thousands homeless after quake Oct.28  Argentina  Fernandez claims victory Oct.4  Chile  Pinochet family arrested Aug.16   Peru 337 killed in earthquake Jul.17   Sao Paulo About 200 dead from plane crash May.27  Venezuela  TV station off the air Jan.13  Sao Paulo  Rescue mission in collapse

year 2006 ... more > Top ^

Dec.10   Chile     General Pinochet dead   Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital Dec.3   Venezuela Chavez wins by wide margin
Nov.26  Ecuador  Correa claims victory Oct.29   Brazil President Lula re-elected Sep.29   Amazon Plane lost over Amazon Jun.4  Peru  Peruvians elect Garcia president May.14   Sao Paulo Gang attacks leave 52 dead May.1  Bolivia  Gas under state control Jan.15   Chile Bachelet wins presidency

year 2005 ... more > Top ^

Dec.18  Bolivia  Leftist Morales poised to lead Nov.24   Chile Pinochet charged over dissidents
Nov.5  Argentina  Americas summit ends without consensus Aug.23  Peru  Airliner crashes in jungle Aug.16  Venezuela  160 believed dead in jet crash Jun.9  Bolivia  Rodriguez sworn in as interim president May.20  Chile  Missing 41 troops feared dead Apr.20  Ecuador  Congress votes out president

year 2004 ... more > Top ^

Dec.30  Argentina  175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire Aug.16  Venezuela  Recall vote: Chavez claims victory Aug.1   Paraguay Supermarket fire death toll tops 300


year 2002 ... more > Top ^

Oct.27  Brazil  Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide Jun.30  Japan  Brazil wins World Cup
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Apr. 2, 1982   Falklands   Falklands War   A ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British overseas territories in the South Atlantic Feb. 12, 1818  Chile  Independence of Chile proclaimed Jul. 24, 1783   Venezuela     Simon Bolivar born   Played an instrumental role in the establishment of Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia as sovereign states independent of Spain Feb. 2, 1709  Chile  Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe)