South America

South American Newspapers

Directory of most popular South American newspapers and news sties searchable by country.

South American popular newspapers and news sites

  • Latinamerican Press

    Peru based non-profit organization, providing information and analysis about events across Latin America and Caribbean.

  • Business News Americas

    Providing regional news coverage in English and Spanish-language with emphasis on business information in Latin America.

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South America Info

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It may also be considered a subcontinent of the Americas, which is how it is viewed in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the Americas.

  • Area: 17.84 million km²
  • Population: 42.25 crores (2016)
  • Languages: Spanish, Portuguese

South America Facts

  • Longest River: Amazon River
  • Largest Lake: Lake Titicaca
  • Highest Mountain: Aconcagua (6962 meters above the sea)
  • Life expectancy: 72 (males) 79 (females)
  • The largest city is Sao Paulo, Brazil, which is also one of the ten largest cities in the world