# south-america - Tuesday 16 October, 2018
Brazil edged past Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday thanks to Miranda’s dramatic late winner.
# south-america - Tuesday 24 July, 2018
The South American nation is in the midst of a five-year economic crisis.
# south-america - Thursday 12 July, 2018
The structure is believed to date back to around the year 1150.
# south-america - Wednesday 3 January, 2018
It plunged 100 metres and landed upside down on rocks at the edge of the sea.
# south-america - Monday 7 August, 2017
Maduro claimed the “terrorist” group had ties to Colombia and the United States.
# south-america - Thursday 6 April, 2017
Uruguay will become the first nation to make the step later this year.
# south-america - Thursday 20 October, 2016
Student Lucia Perez was allegedly raped and impaled on a spike by drug dealers.
# south-america - Monday 3 October, 2016
Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.
# south-america - Sunday 14 August, 2016
The convicted drug smuggler was pictured in Dublin Airport yesterday.
# south-america - Saturday 6 August, 2016
The 2016 Olympic Games are officially underway.
# south-america - Saturday 21 May, 2016
Venezuela’s President has threatened to seize factories amid unrest.
# south-america - Friday 13 May, 2016
The country’s new cabinet is not looking representative.
# south-america - Sunday 1 May, 2016
The country’s economy has been crippled by falling oil prices.
# south-america - Tuesday 19 April, 2016
A crazy 5,150 kms across three countries in an old Volkswagen T2 was so much fun – even though the hot seats skinned me alive.
# south-america - Monday 18 April, 2016
Sister Clare Theresa Crockett had worked in a school in Playa Prieta.
# south-america - Sunday 17 April, 2016
The country was hit by the massive earthquake at around 1am Irish time.
# south-america - Friday 22 January, 2016
A total of 19 countries are covered by the warning.
# south-america - Saturday 12 September, 2015
Richy O’Carroll didn’t want to have any regrets – so he decided to set sail for Peru.
# south-america - Sunday 6 September, 2015
He allegedly fed his son dog food.
# south-america - Saturday 22 August, 2015
“We’re very proud of the fact that we feel like we represent Ireland in everything we do.”
# south-america - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Three stone buildings have been excavated in the Argentinian jungle complete with swastikas on the walls.
# south-america - Monday 2 March, 2015
Jose Mujica leaves Uruguay with 12 years consecutive growth, but challenges.
# south-america - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
Fifteen others were injured at the remote mountainous area.
# south-america - Monday 22 September, 2014
Caroline Dwyer also described finally seeing the room where her son died.
# south-america - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Michael Dwyer died from a single gunshot wound inflicted at a Santa Cruz hotel.
# south-america - Friday 27 June, 2014
El Nino is a flow of unusually warm waters from the Pacific Ocean that shakes up climate patterns worldwide.
# south-america - Thursday 1 May, 2014
The band are on a huge tour of South America.
# south-america - Sunday 13 April, 2014
The military has taken over security in the city of Valparaiso.
# south-america - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.
# south-america - Friday 7 February, 2014
“We want FIFA-standard trains,” demonstrators chanted. It’s the latest example of social tensions in Brazil in the run-up to the World Cup.
# south-america - Saturday 1 February, 2014
Sometimes the lines outside the Irish consulate in Caracas are 200 people deep, forcing a rotating cadre of self-appointed leaders to maintain a 24-hour vigil to stop queue jumpers.
# south-america - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
Sexual violence is perpetrated by security forces, guerrilla groups and paramilitaries in Colombia – with journalists and human rights defenders targeted alongside civilians. But despite considerable personal risks, women are fighting back.
# south-america - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.
# south-america - Friday 6 September, 2013
The bottom bunk is always best, people.
# south-america - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
Father John O’Reilly, a senior figure with the Legion of Christ, has been relieved of priestly duties while authorities investigate the “credibility of allegations”.
# south-america - Tuesday 13 August, 2013
# south-america - Saturday 3 August, 2013
111 prisoners died as police used deadly force to halt a riot in Sao Paulo’s Carandiru prison. 25 officers were sentenced today.
# south-america - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
Attackers equipped with high-powered rifles and grenades carried out a carefully-planned attack against federal police in western Mexcio.
# south-america - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
The pontiff wanted to “pass through its great heart”.
# south-america - Sunday 23 June, 2013
Ecuador’s Foreign Minister says it has received a formal request for asylum.