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11 incredible photos from yesterday’s total solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse was visible across a swath of Chile and Argentina yesterday. Tourists, locals, and scientists gathered to observe and study it.
A total solar eclipse is photographed from atop Carroll Rim Trail at Painted Hills, a unit of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, near Mitchell, Oregon, U.S. August 21, 2017

Watch NASA’s livestream of the total solar eclipse in South America

NASA partnered with the Exploratorium to offer a chance for the rest of the world to see the total solar eclipse via livestream on July 2, 2019.
The US State Department classifies Brazil as a Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution in its travel advisories.

The riskiest vacation hot spots in South America, ranked

Here are the travel advisories for every country in South America, ranked from least to most risky based on the State Department's designation levels.
A city in Argentina without power.

A massive power outage left over 48 million people in the dark across entire countries in South America

A blackout has affected all of Argentina and Uruguay, and parts of Brazil and Paraguay, leaving millions of people without power across South America.
Kachi Lodge boasts a series of domes with panoramic views of the Salar de Uyuni and the dazzling night sky.

You can now sleep in luxury pods on a scenic salt flat in Bolivia with panoramic views

At Kachi Lodge, you can stay in a series of luxury domes with panoramic views of Bolivia's salt flat Salar de Uyuni and the night sky.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at a ceremony in Caracas, April 13, 2019.

The US military is on ‘the balls of its feet’ about Venezuela’s crisis — here’s what that means, according to a former N...

The US military has said little about plans for Venezuela, but a retired admiral who led US forces in the region says they're reviewing options.
The town of Labrea in the Western Amazon region of Brazil.

Amazon and 8 South American countries have been battling over who gets to use the ‘.amazon’ domain for 7 years

Amazon and eight South American countries have been battling over who gets to use the ".amazon" domain since 2012.

US reportedly cutting off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras after Trump claims countries ‘set up’ migrant caravans

The US State Department is cutting off the three South American countries from financial aid.
Salvador is one of the most colorful cities in Brazil.

Americans no longer need a visa to travel to Brazil. Here are 13 photos that will make you want to book a flight.

From Iguazu Falls to Pedra do Telégrafo, see photos of some stunning places in Brazil, which is eliminating visa requirements for American visitors.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro with senior military commanders during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello on Sunday.

John Bolton says Venezuela’s Maduro could end up in a ‘beach area like Guantánamo’

The US has ratcheted up the pressure on Nicolás Maduro recently, and its national security adviser seems to be hinting at more severe consequences.