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2. 11-30 Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord Bogota, Colombia
D. 11-20 Obama may comment as citizen on Trump's presidency Lima, Peru
4. 11-12 Colombia signs revised peace deal with FARC Colombia
F. 10-30 Brazilian evangelist become Rio Mayor Rio de Janeiro
G. 10-26 Violence at Venezuela protests against President Maduro Miranda, Venezuela
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Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for service. Colombia Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos. Norway Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed   Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate Map of Brasilia Brazil
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  Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party
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2016
10/02 Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal
08/31 Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate
08/24 Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement
05/12 Senate voted to back impeachment trial
03/17 Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government
10/02 Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal
2015
12/06 Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly
11/22 Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
12/06 Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly
11/22 Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
2014
12/14 Deal reached at UN climate talks
10/26 Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
08/13 Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash
10/26 Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
08/13 Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash
2013
06/17 Protests spread throughout Brazil
04/14 Maduro wins Venezuela election
03/13 Church picks first South American pope
03/05 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
02/18 Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home
04/14 Maduro wins Venezuela election
2012
12/30 Chavez suffers new complications
10/07 Chavez wins Venezuela election
08/16 Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange
06/23 No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president
10/07 Chavez wins Venezuela election
2010
12/17 Chavez gets power to govern by decree
10/31 Brazil elects first female president
09/30 Ecuador troops rescue president
08/10 Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties
07/22 Venezuela breaks relations with Colombia
06/20 Santos wins election
01/17 Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election
10/31 Brazil elects first female president
06/20 Santos wins election
05/30 Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote
01/17 Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election
2009
08/21 Defence minister-designate on Interpol list
Election, Vote
2009 2009
Election, Vote
2008
12/09 Protesters: 9,000 disappeared in 2 years
11/22 Apec leaders make free-trade vow
09/11 Venezuela to expel U.S. ambassador
05/24 FARC leader dead
Election, Vote
2008 2008
Election, Vote
2007
12/02 Voters reject Chavez's referendum
10/28 Fernandez claims victory
10/04 Pinochet family arrested
09/21 Chile court extradites Fujimori
05/27 TV station off the air
03/09 Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts
12/02 Voters reject Chavez's referendum
10/28 Fernandez claims victory
2006
12/10 General Pinochet dead
12/03 Chavez wins by wide margin
11/26 Correa claims victory
11/01 Venezuela, Guatemala quit race
10/29 President Lula re-elected
01/15 Bachelet wins presidency
12/03 Chavez wins by wide margin
11/26 Correa claims victory
10/29 President Lula re-elected
06/04 Peruvians elect Garcia president
01/15 Bachelet wins presidency
2005
11/24 Pinochet charged over dissidents
Election, Vote
2005 2005
Election, Vote
2004
08/16 Recall vote: Chavez claims victory
08/16 Recall vote: Chavez claims victory
2002
10/27 Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide
10/27 Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide

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10 years after General Pinochet dead. Chile Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for service  Colombia: The bodies of 71 people killed in a plane crash in Colombia are being returned home, as the team's home town prepares for a memorial service   Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord   Congress has ratified a revised peace accord between the government and the Farc rebel group Obama may comment as citizen on Trump's presidency. Peru   Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos   Norway: President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict with left-wing rebels   Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal   Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.24% voting against it   Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed   The Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels have signed a historic agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war   Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate Map of Brasilia Brazil


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Nov. 12  Colombia signs revised peace deal with FARC


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Oct.30  Brazilian evangelist become Rio Mayor
Oct.26  Violence at Venezuela protests against President Maduro
Oct.24  Venezuela political foes 'to hold talks' in surprise move
Oct.7
Oct.3  Colombia's President Santos tries to save peace deal
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Sep.25  President Santos says peace with Farc will boost growth
Sep.7  Paralympics 2016: Brazil president booed at opening ceremony


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Aug.31
  Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party
Aug.24   Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement Map of Havana Cuba
   Cuba: The government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict
Aug.1  Venezuelan campaign passes first hurdle

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Jun.23 Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war
. Cuba Jun.10  Keiko Fujimori concedes to Kuczynski Jun.5 Center-right economist narrowly ahead in Peru election

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May.23  Brazil crisis: Leaked tape forces minister Romero Juca out May.14  Maduro threatens seizure of closed factories May.12   Senate voted to back impeachment trial
Map of Brasilia Brazil
  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".    He has named a busin...
May.11  Rousseff impeachment: Brazil Senate in marathon debate May.9  Rousseff: Disarray grips parliament over impeachment

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Apr.17 Rousseff loses lower house impeachment vote
. Brazil Apr.12  Dilma Rousseff loses PP from coalition Apr.11  Brazil impeachment: Vote deals new blow to Rousseff

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Mar.17 Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government  A Brazilian judge has blocked the appointment of ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief of staff to his successor, Dilma Rousseff Mar.4 Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned  Sao Paulo: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been questioned by police and his house raided as part of a major fraud inquiry into the state oil company Pet...

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Feb.21 President Evo Morales 'loses fourth term bid'
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Dec.6   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...

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Nov.22 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%

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Sep.10  Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced

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Mar.15  Big rallies against Brazil president

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.14 Deal reached at UN climate talks
. Peru Dec.12  Climate summit goes into overtime Oct.26   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  Morales claims Bolivia election win Oct.5  Rousseff set to face Brazil run-off

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Aug.13 Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash   Sao Paulo: Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood, state media report...

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Jun.10  Blatter still has burning desire to be FIFA's president

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Feb.18  Venezuelan opposition leader in custody

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Dec.15  Huge poll win for Chilean left Sep.17  Rousseff's U.S. visit postponed over alleged spying Jul.27  Pope Francis draws 3M to Rio vigil Jun.17 Protests spread throughout Brazil
  Sao Paulo: 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 challenger demands recount Apr.14 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   Church picks first South American pope
  Vatican: 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.    The election of a new Pope was signalled by white smoke from the Sistine Chapel chimney. Arg...
Mar.8  Venezuela swears in acting president Mar.5   Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
  A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him.    Venezuelan officials called for peace and unity after the death, emphasizing in state T...
Feb.18   Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home   President Hugo Chavez announced his return to Venezuela from Cuba early Monday, where he had been undergoing cancer treatment Feb.17  Ecuador's Correa is re-elected Feb.3  Paraguay candidate Oviedo killed Jan.5 Chavez ally elected by assembly. Venezuela Jan.3  Chavez battling 'severe' lung infection

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.30 Chavez suffers new complications
. Cuba Dec.11  President Chavez's cancer surgery 'successful' Oct.7   Chavez wins Venezuela election  President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office, after opposition leader Henrique Capriles admitted defeat Aug.16 Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange Jun.23 No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president Jun.19 WikiLeakers founder seeks asylum in Ecuador. London

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.15  Colombia Farc rebels name leader Oct.23  Fernandez heads for Argentina win Jul.4  Chavez addresses Caracas crowds Jan.1  Brazil inaugurates first female president

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.17 Chavez gets power to govern by decree
. Venezuela Oct.31 Brazil elects first female president Sep.30 Ecuador troops rescue president Aug.10 Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties Jul.22 Venezuela breaks relations with Colombia Jul.15 Argentina legalises gay marriage Jun.20 Santos wins election. Colombia May.30  Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote Mar.11  Pinera sworn in as president Feb.26  High court: Uribe can't run for third term Feb.22  Argentina rallies support over Falklands Jan.17 Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election. Chile

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Sep.13  Chavez in $2bn Russian arms deal Aug.21  Defence minister-designate on Interpol list Jun.5  Deadly clashes in Peru's Amazon Apr.26  Correa claims re-election win Jan.25  Bolivians 'back new constitution'

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.9  Protesters: 9,000 disappeared in 2 years Nov.22  Apec leaders make free-trade vow Sep.11  Venezuela to expel U.S. ambassador May.24  FARC leader dead Mar.7  Leaders say Colombia crisis over

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.2  Voters reject Chavez's referendum Oct.28  Fernandez claims victory Oct.4  Pinochet family arrested Sep.21 Chile court extradites Fujimori
May.27  TV station off the air Mar.9  Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts Jan.18  Rule by decree passed for Chavez

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.10   General Pinochet dead
Map of Santiago Chile  Chile: Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital Dec.3 Chavez wins by wide margin. Venezuela Nov.26  Correa claims victory Nov.1  Venezuela, Guatemala quit race Oct.29 President Lula re-elected. Brazil Jun.4  Peruvians elect Garcia president Apr.29  Leftist trio seals Americas pact Jan.15 Bachelet wins presidency. Chile

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.18  Leftist Morales poised to lead Nov.24 Pinochet charged over dissidents
. Chile Nov.6  Fujimori under arrest Nov.5  Americas summit ends without consensus Jun.9  Rodriguez sworn in as interim president Apr.20  Congress votes out president

year 2004 Top ^

Aug.16 Recall vote: Chavez claims victory
. Venezuela

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.27 Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide
. Brazil Aug.7  Blasts kill 17 as Uribe takes office Apr.14  Chavez returns to power

year 2001 Top ^

Dec.20  President resigns

year 2000 Top ^

Nov.20  Fujimori resigns May.24  Pinochet's immunity ends Jan.17  Socialist candidate elected president
before year 2000
Feb. 12, 1818 Independence of Chile proclaimed  The War of Independence was an armed conflict between pro-independence criollos seeking independence from Spain and royalist criollos Jul. 24, 1783   Simon Bolivar born
Map of Caracas Venezuela  Venezuela: Played an instrumental role in the establishment of Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia as sovereign states independent of Spain


  Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal  Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.24% voting against it Center-right economist narrowly ahead in Peru election President Evo Morales 'loses fourth term bid'. Bolivia   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... 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%   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 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   Chavez wins Venezuela election  President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office, after opposition leader Henrique Capriles admitted defeat Brazil elects first female president Santos wins election. Colombia Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election. Chile Chavez wins by wide margin. Venezuela President Lula re-elected. Brazil Bachelet wins presidency. Chile Recall vote: Chavez claims victory. Venezuela Leftist Lula wins presidency by landslide. Brazil Deal reached at UN climate talks. Peru   Church picks first South American pope




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2016
Oct.30  Brazilian evangelist become Rio Mayor
Oct.2
Aug.1  Venezuelan campaign passes first hurdle
Jun.10  Keiko Fujimori concedes to Kuczynski
Jun.5
Feb.21
2015
Dec.6
Nov.22
2014
Oct.26
Oct.12  Morales claims Bolivia election win
Oct.5  Rousseff set to face Brazil run-off
2013
Dec.15  Huge poll win for Chilean left
Apr.15  Venezuela challenger demands recount
Apr.14
Feb.17  Ecuador's Correa is re-elected
Feb.3  Paraguay candidate Oviedo killed
2012
Oct.7
2011
Oct.23  Fernandez heads for Argentina win
2010
Oct.31
Jun.20
May.30  Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote
Jan.17
2009
Apr.26  Correa claims re-election win
Jan.25  Bolivians 'back new constitution'
2007
Dec.2  Voters reject Chavez's referendum
Oct.28  Fernandez claims victory
2006
Dec.3
Nov.26  Correa claims victory
Oct.29
Jun.4  Peruvians elect Garcia president
Jan.15
2005
Dec.18  Leftist Morales poised to lead
2004
Aug.16
2002
Oct.27
2000
Jan.17  Socialist candidate elected president




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2016
May.14  Maduro threatens seizure of closed factories
Apr.12  Dilma Rousseff loses PP from coalition




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2014
Dec.14
Dec.12  Climate summit goes into overtime




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2013
Jul.27  Pope Francis draws 3M to Rio vigil
Mar.13
  Vatican: 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.    The election of a new Pope was signalled by white smoke from the Sistine Chapel chimney. Arg...




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2016 Mar.17 Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government  A Brazilian judge has blocked the appointment of ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief of staff to his successor, Dilma Rousseff 2010 Feb.26  High court: Uribe can't run for third term



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2007 May.27  TV station off the air



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2008 May.24  FARC leader dead



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2010 Feb.22  Argentina rallies support over Falklands 2008 Nov.22  Apec leaders make free-trade vow Mar.7  Leaders say Colombia crisis over 2005 Nov.5  Americas summit ends without consensus



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2016 Oct.26  Violence at Venezuela protests against President Maduro 2012 Aug.16 Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange




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2016 Nov. 12  Colombia signs revised peace deal with FARC Oct.3  Colombia's President Santos tries to save peace deal Sep.26   Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed   The Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels have signed a historic agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war Sep.25  President Santos says peace with Farc will boost growth Aug.24   Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement
Map of Havana Cuba
   Cuba: The government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict
Jun.23 Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war. Cuba 2009 Sep.13  Chavez in $2bn Russian arms deal 2006 Apr.29  Leftist trio seals Americas pact



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2013 Sep.17  Rousseff's U.S. visit postponed over alleged spying 2007 Mar.9  Bush shrugs off Chavez's taunts



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2005 Nov.24 Pinochet charged over dissidents
. Chile 2000 May.24  Pinochet's immunity ends



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2012 Jun.19 WikiLeakers founder seeks asylum in Ecuador
. London 2010 Jul.22 Venezuela breaks relations with Colombia 2008 Sep.11  Venezuela to expel U.S. ambassador



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2016 Oct.24  Venezuela political foes 'to hold talks' in surprise move 2010 Aug.10 Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties




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2016 Nov. 20 Obama may comment as citizen on Trump's presidency
. Peru Oct.7   Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos   Norway: President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict with left-wing rebels Sep.7  Paralympics 2016: Brazil president booed at opening ceremony Aug.31   Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate Map of Brasilia Brazil
  Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party
May.23  Brazil crisis: Leaked tape forces minister Romero Juca out May.12   Senate voted to back impeachment trial Map of Brasilia Brazil
  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".    He has named a busin...
Apr.11  Brazil impeachment: Vote deals new blow to Rousseff Mar.4 Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned  Sao Paulo: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been questioned by police and his house raided as part of a major fraud inquiry into the state oil company Pet... 2015 Sep.10  Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez sentenced 2014 Jun.10  Blatter still has burning desire to be FIFA's president Feb.18  Venezuelan opposition leader in custody 2013 Mar.8  Venezuela swears in acting president Feb.18   Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home   President Hugo Chavez announced his return to Venezuela from Cuba early Monday, where he had been undergoing cancer treatment Jan.3  Chavez battling 'severe' lung infection 2012 Dec.30 Chavez suffers new complications. Cuba Dec.11  President Chavez's cancer surgery 'successful' Jun.23 No warm welcome for Paraguay's new president 2011 Nov.15  Colombia Farc rebels name leader Jul.4  Chavez addresses Caracas crowds 2010 Sep.30 Ecuador troops rescue president Mar.11  Pinera sworn in as president 2009 Aug.21  Defence minister-designate on Interpol list 2007 Oct.4  Pinochet family arrested 2005 Nov.6  Fujimori under arrest Jun.9  Rodriguez sworn in as interim president 2002 Aug.7  Blasts kill 17 as Uribe takes office Apr.14  Chavez returns to power 2001 Dec.20  President resigns 2000 Nov.20  Fujimori resigns 1889 Jul. 24, 1783   Simon Bolivar born Map of Caracas Venezuela  Venezuela: Played an instrumental role in the establishment of Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia as sovereign states independent of Spain



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2015 Mar.15  Big rallies against Brazil president 2013 Jun.17 Protests spread throughout Brazil  Sao Paulo: Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup 2009 Jun.5  Deadly clashes in Peru's Amazon 2008 Dec.9  Protesters: 9,000 disappeared in 2 years



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2010 Jul.15 Argentina legalises gay marriage




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2011 Jan.1  Brazil inaugurates first female president



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2016 Dec. 10 10 years after General Pinochet dead
. Chile Dec. 2 Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for service  Colombia: The bodies of 71 people killed in a plane crash in Colombia are being returned home, as the team's home town prepares for a memorial service 2014 Aug.13 Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash   Sao Paulo: Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood, state media report... 2013 Mar.5   Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
  A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him.    Venezuelan officials called for peace and unity after the death, emphasizing in state T...
2006 Dec.10   General Pinochet dead Map of Santiago Chile  Chile: Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital



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2016 Nov. 30   Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord   Congress has ratified a revised peace accord between the government and the Farc rebel group May.11  Rousseff impeachment: Brazil Senate in marathon debate May.9  Rousseff: Disarray grips parliament over impeachment Apr.17 Rousseff loses lower house impeachment vote
. Brazil 2013 Jan.5 Chavez ally elected by assembly. Venezuela 2010 Dec.17 Chavez gets power to govern by decree. Venezuela 2007 Jan.18  Rule by decree passed for Chavez 2005 Apr.20  Congress votes out president