Continent occupying the Western Hemisphere south of the Isthmus of Panama
  • Andean states - Regions of northern South America along the Andes mountains
  • Brazil - Territory in eastern South America, ruled since 1988 by the República Federativa do Brasil
  • Southern Cone - Southernmost regions of South America, below the Tropic of Capricorn


South America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"South America is a continent situated in the western hemisphere and, mostly, southern hemisphere, bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east by the Atlantic Ocean; North America and the Caribbean Sea lie to the northwest. Commonly referred to as part of the Americas, like North America, South America is named after Amerigo Vespucci, who was the first European to suggest that the Americas were not the East Indies, but a previously undiscovered New World. ..."


A Libertarian Visits South America, by Jacob Hornberger, Future of Freedom, Mar 1999
Relates Hornberger's trip to visit the Instituto de Estudos Empresariais in Brazil and the Fundación Atlas para una Sociedad Libre in Argentina
"Last fall, I was invited to South America by two free-market think tanks — the Instituto de Estudos Empresariais (IEE — Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies) in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and the Fundación Atlas para una Sociedad Libre (Atlas Foundation for a Free Society) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I thought the readers of Freedom Daily might find my experiences interesting."