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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from South America, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 6,225 stories have been published about South America which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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How is the media covering South America?

South America often is covered by Left Media sources.
Left81%
Center8%
Right11%

Top News Stories

International · Rio De Janeiro

Police shootout at Rio de Janeiro favela kills more than 20

Coverage: 27 sources
Police in Rio de Janeiro raided the Vila Cruzeiro favela before dawn Tuesday. Authorities said more than 20 people were killed in a fierce firefight. The operation was aimed at locating and arresting criminal leaders, police said. It comes one year after a raid of the Jacarezinho favel a that left 28 people dead.See the Story
South America · Buenos Aires Province

Vaccines bring optimism as COVID cases soar in South America

69% Center coverage: 16 sources
confirmed cases of COVID-19 are surging in the southern tip of South America. Officials in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay hope high vaccination rates mean this latest wave will not be as deadly as previous ones. There is concern that many people are not ready to once again take on the prevention measures.See the Story
French Open

World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev cruises past Facundo Bagnis to begin Roland Garros campaign

Coverage: 11 sources
Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev defeated Argentine Facundo Bagnis in straight sets Tuesday to easily advance to the second round of the French Open. No. 4 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece went the distance with Italian Lorenzo Musetti. Andrey Rublev of Russia rallied from a set down to defeat South Korea’s Soonwoo Kwon 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2,6-4.See the Story
French Open

Alcaraz, Zverev pull off French Open escapes as Nadal, Djokovic cruise

60% Right coverage: 5 sources
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic beat Alex Molcan 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in the second round of the French Open in Paris. World No. 2 Rafael Nadal beat France's Corentin Moutet in straight sets. Third-ranked Alexander Zverev saved a match point in the fifth set before pulling out a 2-6, 4-6,. 6-1,6-2,. 7-5 victory.See the Story
Americas

Brazil sees 132 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Brazil registered 132 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 666,037, the Ministry ofSee the Story
Americas · India

India exports wheat worth $650 million in March-April

Coverage: 5 sources
India exported wheat worth USD 177 million in March and USD 473 million in April this year. The government data highlighted that while India's expected production of wheat for 2022-23 remains at near 105 million metric tonnes (MMT) It needs to fulfil domestic consumption requirements for its 130 crore population (30 MMT required for food security schemes)See the Story
Americas

Political Violence Ahead of Colombian Presidential Elections

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
<p>Several countries have warned of the threat of violence ahead of the Colombian elections to be held next May 29. Further, lawmakers from 20 countries have commented on the government interference in Sunday's presidential elections.</p> See the Story
International · Rio De Janeiro

Death toll climbs to 25 in Brazilian favela police operation

Coverage: 2 sources
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 25 (Xinhua) -- The number of people killed as a result of Tuesday police operation in a favela, or marginal neighborhood, in Brazil Rio de JSee the Story
Americas · Brazil

Hunger risk reaches record level in Brazil and threatens 36% of families

For the first time since 2006, the country has a food insecurity level worse than the average of 120 nationsSee the Story

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