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Missing sub 'had called to report breakdown'  Argentina: ARA San Juan submarine, which has been missing since Wednesday, reported a mechanical breakdown in its last communication Missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather Map of Valdez peninsula Argentina  Argentina: The search for an Argentine naval submarine that went missing with 44 crew on board is being hampered by bad weather conditions, officials say Argentine navy loses contact with submarine Map of Patagonia Argentina
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B. 12-16 ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked Argentina
2. 11-30 Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation Argentina
D. 11-24 Still no sign of ARA San Juan Argentina
E. 11-23 Sound detected in search for missing sub consistent with non-nuclear explosion Valdez peninsula, Argentina
5. 11-20 Missing sub 'had called to report breakdown' Argentina
6. 11-19 Missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather Valdez peninsula, Argentina
11-17 Argentine navy loses contact with submarine Patagonia, Argentina
I. 04-02 Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew Uruguay

Still no sign of ARA San Juan  Argentina: Argentina's navy has said there is still no sign of a submarine that disappeared nine days ago   Sound detected in search for missing sub consistent with non-nuclear explosion Map of Valdez peninsula Argentina
ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked  The head of the Argentine navy has been sacked following the loss of a submarine and its crew in the South Atlantic last month Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation

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  The rescue operation to find a missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan has now changed to a search mission
  Argentina: A sound detected in the search for a missing ARA San Juan with 44 crew members aboard is consistent with a non-nuclear explosion

  Argentina: The Argentine navy is searching the South Atlantic for ARA San Juan, a German-built TR-1700 that has not made contact for 48 hours
Jun.25   Colombia boat sinking: Six killed and 16 missing Map of Guatap%E9 Colombia  A passenger boat sank on a reservoir. 133 people were rescued after the four-deck Almirante went down near the popular resort town of Guatapé Apr.2 Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew  Uruguay: Rescuers say they have made little headway in finding survivors from a huge South Korean ship that sank in the South Atlantic

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Sep.15 Brazil TV star Domingos Montagner drowns on set of soap opera   Northeastern Brazil: One of Brazil's best-loved TV actors has drowned in a river where the crew had been recording scenes for the country's most popular soap ope... Mar.17 Attempt to recreate Kon-Tiki voyage ends with rescue   Chile: Authorities in Chile say they have rescued 14 people from two rafts, ending an attempt to emulate the famous Kon-Tiki voyage of 1947

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Dec.8 US billionaire Douglas Tompkins dies in kayak accident in Chile   The North Face and Esprit founder Douglas Tompkins has died in a kayaking accident in southern Chile aged 72 Apr.16 Tonnes of dead fish removed from Rio Olympic rowing venue
. Rio de Janeiro Feb.11 Union says 3 dead in Brazil oil ship explosion   An explosion on a ship leased by state-run oil company Petrobras left three workers dead and another six missing

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Nov.23 Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths   Peru is investigating the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a beach on its northern coastline Sep.26 Paraguay-Brazil boat accident: Eight bodies retrieved   Brazilian and Paraguayan rescue teams are working in the River Paraguay, where boat Dream of the Pantanal capsized during a storm Jun.24 9 dead, 3 missing after trawlers collide off Peru   2trawlers collided off the nation's central coast, capsizing one, 13 nautical miles from the port of Pisco Jan.18 Argentina: 10 injured in carnivorous fish attack

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Dec.26 Carnivorous fish attack bathers   Argentina: A school of carnivorous fish related to the piranha has attacked bathers in the Parana River, injuring about 70 Oct.13 Boat capsizes on Brazil's Amazon river, killing 12
Jul.23 Shark attack claims Brazilian teen's life. Northeastern Brazil

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Sep.14 11 kids from a family die in boat accident   Northeastern Brazil: Eleven children from the same extended family died over the weekend in a lake after the boat they were in overturned May.13 Gas rig sinks off Venezuela coast

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May.27 5 Ecuadorians rescued adrift for weeks   Chiapas: The Mexican navy said rescued five Ecuadorians who had been adrift without supplies in a fishing boat for more than two weeks

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Dec.4 Cruise ship strikes ice, stranded on coast
   Antarctica: The Ushuaia, carrying 89 passengers and 33 crew members, was stranded on the coast of Antarctica after striking ice

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Dec.18 'Many dead' in ferry disaster   Brazil: A passenger ferry with more than 300 people has capsized in the northern state of Para

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Mar.20 World's biggest oil rig sinks  Rio de Janeiro: The explosion knocked out a supporting pillar, and the platform tilted and sank in just a few minutes Mar.17 Rush to save slowly sinking oil rig
. Rio de Janeiro Feb. 2, 1709 Rescue of Alexander of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe) Map of Juan Fern%E1ndez Islands Chile
  Chile: Duke, a privateering ship piloted by William Dampier, and its sailing companion, the Duchess. Thomas Dover led the landing party that met Selkirk

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