South America was a continent on Earth and, along with neighboring North America, was the ancestral home of the Native American Human tribes. The cities of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires were located on the South American continent, as were the regions of Brazil, Chile, Peru and Venezuela.
At some point Harcourt Fenton Mudd began a Raktajino business in Colombia, distributing the Klingon coffee throughout the Federation. It was a popular beverage on Deep Space 9. (The Art of Star Trek; DS9: "Trials and Tribble-ations")
In the Julian Bashir, Secret Agent holoprogram, Hippocrates Noah had a laser site in South America. The continent was one of the last to be flooded when Julian Bashir activated the lasers himself. (DS9: "Our Man Bashir")
|Continents of Earth|
|Africa • Asia • Antarctica • Australia • Europe • North America • South America|