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B. 08-28 Definitive ceasefire takes effect in Colombia after 52 years Colombia
C. 08-25 Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners Panduro, Bolivia
D. 08-23 Russia banned from Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro
08-21 Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo
F. 08-21 USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games Rio de Janeiro
6. 08-21 Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double Rio de Janeiro
H. 08-20 Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold
8. 08-20 Great Britain's Mo Farah wins 5,000m & 10,000m 'double double'
J. 08-20 Joy of six as US wins women's basketball gold in Rio Rio de Janeiro

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Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil  The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold   Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay   Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in... Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold   Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble t... Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games Senate voted to back impeachment trial Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Zika: WHO declares global emergency Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
  Definitive ceasefire takes effect in Colombia after 52 years
Yesterday   Colombia
  A ceasefire has come into effect between the main leftist rebel group and the government, ending one of the world's longest insurgencies
Aug. 21   Rio de Janeiro
Aug. 20   Rio de Janeiro
Aug. 19   Rio de Janeiro
Aug. 18   Rio de Janeiro
  Rio de Janeiro
Aug. 14   Rio de Janeiro
Aug. 13   Rio de Janeiro
Aug. 5   Rio de Janeiro
May.12   Brazil
Apr.16   Ecuador
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Zika: WHO declares global emergency
Senate voted to back impeachment trial
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Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open G...
Election, Vote
2016 2016
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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...
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2014
Brazilian presidential candidate among those...
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Brazilian presidential candidate among those...
Venezuelan beauty queen slain
Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Brazilian presidential candidate among those...
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
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2013 2013
Crime
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2013 2013
Sports
Maduro wins Venezuela election
2012
Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
Chavez wins Venezuela election
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2012 2012
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2012 2012
Sports
Chavez wins Venezuela election
2011
Ash cloud grounds Australian flights
Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding
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2011 2011
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2011 2011
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2011 2011
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2011 2011
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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
Sports
2010 2010
Sports
Santos wins election
Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election
2009
Air France plane crashed
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2009 2009
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2009 2009
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Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games
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2009 2009
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2008
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Betancourt rescued from FARC
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2008 2008
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2008 2008
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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
Sports
2007 2007
Sports
Election, Vote
2007 2007
Election, Vote
2006
Plane lost over Amazon
General Pinochet dead
Chavez wins by wide margin
President Lula re-elected
Gang attacks leave 52 dead
Sports
2006 2006
Sports
Chavez wins by wide margin
President Lula re-elected
Bachelet wins presidency
2005
160 believed dead in jet crash
Missing 41 troops feared dead
Pinochet charged over dissidents
Pinochet charged over dissidents
Sports
2005 2005
Sports
Election, Vote
2005 2005
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2004
Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
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2004 2004
Politics
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2004 2004
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2004 2004
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2004 2004
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2002
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Brazil wins World Cup
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  Definitive ceasefire takes effect in Colombia after 52 years


August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Yesterday   Colombia  
  A ceasefire has come into effect between the main leftist rebel group and the government, ending one of the world's longest insurgencies
Thu.  Bolivia  Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners Wed.   Cuba Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement Aug. 21   Rio de Janeiro     Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo
 Rio de Janeiro  USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games  Rio de Janeiro  Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double Aug. 20   Rio de Janeiro     Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal
Aug. 19   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio.    Usain Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and ...
Aug. 18   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble treble'
  Rio de Janeiro   Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief   Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted Aug. 15  Rio de Janeiro  Thiago Braz da Silva wins Brazil's second gold medal of Games Aug. 14   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Jamaica's Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin Aug. 13   Rio de Janeiro   Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Map of Olympic Aquatics Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  He won his 23rd Olympic gold in what looks like being his final Games. Phelps, 31, secured his fifth gold of Rio 2016 to set a new Games record Aug. 11   Rio de Janeiro Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold Aug. 7   Rio de Janeiro Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal Aug. 5   Rio de Janeiro   Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games Map of Maracana stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  The 2016 Olympics have been formally opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio's Maracana stadium Aug. 1  Venezuela  Venezuelan campaign passes first hurdle

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.26  New Jersey  Chile wins Copa America over Argentina on PKs Jun.23  Cuba  Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war Jun.5   Peru Center-right economist narrowly ahead in Peru election


May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.23  Brazil  Brazil crisis: Leaked tape forces minister Romero Juca out May.14  Venezuela  Maduro threatens seizure of closed factories May.12   Brazil     Senate voted to back impeachment trial
Map of Brasilia Brazil  Brazil's new interim President Michel Temer has addressed the nation. "Trust in the values of our people and in our ability to rebuild the economy" May.11  Brazil  Rousseff impeachment: Brazil Senate in marathon debate May.9  Brazil  Rousseff: Disarray grips parliament over impeachment

April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Apr.18   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead
Apr.17  Brazil  Rousseff loses lower house impeachment vote  Ecuador  Ecuador earthquake: Deaths rise to 272  Ecuador  Ecuador earthquake: 10,000 troops deployed as rescue begins Apr.16   Ecuador   Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Map of Muisne Ecuador  The quake struck at 18:58 local time on Saturday near the town of Muisne. Severe damage is reported in many areas, with a bridge destroyed Apr.12  Brazil  Dilma Rousseff loses PP from coalition Apr.11  Brazil  Brazil impeachment: Vote deals new blow to Rousseff

March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.17   Brazil Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government
Mar.4   Sao Paulo Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned

February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.21  Bolivia  President Evo Morales 'loses fourth term bid' Feb.1   South America   Zika: WHO declares global emergency   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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December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.25   Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000
Dec.6   Venezuela Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly

November 2015 ... more > Top ^
Nov.29   Northeastern Brazil Brazil state announces Zika fever emergency
Nov.22   Argentina   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% Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.16  Chile  Tsunami alert as Chile hit by powerful earthquake

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.13  Chile  Forest fire rages near Valparaiso, thousands evacuated

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.19   Argentina Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead


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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.17  Colombia  Farc rebels declare indefinite unilateral truce

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.30  Colombia  Colombian rebels free captured general

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.26   Brazil Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
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

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash


July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.13   Rio de Janeiro     Germany wins World Cup over Argentina   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... Jul.9  Sao Paulo  Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final Jul.8   Brazil     Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany   Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1  Chile  Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.8   Venezuela Venezuelan beauty queen slain


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Jul.2  Austria  'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight Jun.17   Sao Paulo Protests spread throughout Brazil
Apr.14   Venezuela Maduro wins Venezuela election 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.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 Jan.5  Venezuela  Chavez ally elected by assembly

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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 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   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
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 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

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Aug.11  Amazon  TV host 'ordered killings' Jun.1   Northeastern Brazil   Air France plane crashed   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

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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

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Dec.11  Peru  Fujimori gets 6 years in prison Nov.14  Chile  Thousands homeless after quake Aug.16   Peru 337 killed in earthquake
Jul.17   Sao Paulo About 200 dead from plane crash

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 Oct.29  Brazil  President Lula re-elected Sep.29  Amazon  Plane lost over Amazon May.14   Sao Paulo Gang attacks leave 52 dead
Jan.15  Chile  Bachelet wins presidency

year 2005 ... more > Top ^

Nov.24  Chile  Pinochet charged over dissidents Aug.16  Venezuela  160 believed dead in jet crash May.20  Chile  Missing 41 troops feared dead

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)