South America, 1993

A modern political map of South America

Brazilian President Announces Plans to Protect Rain Forests

Colombian Presidential Candidates Are Killed

Chilean Voters End Pinochet’s Military Rule

Birth of the Southern Common Market

Earth Summit Convenes in Rio de Janeiro

Paraguay Embraces Democracy

Cardoso Brings Prestige to Brazilian Presidency

Dam Burst Contaminates the Pilcomayo River

FARC Offensive Intensifies the Guerrilla War in Colombia