The optimism across the hemisphere was obvious, but many challenges remain.
And as long as oil is flowing, Chávez will continue to the pump the Bolivarian dream across the hemisphere.
Not so long ago, a meeting of the most powerful figures in the hemisphere meant something more.
hemisphere hem·i·sphere (hěm'ĭ-sfēr')
A half of a symmetrical spherical structure as divided by a plane of symmetry.
Either of the lateral halves of the cerebrum; a cerebral hemisphere.
Any half of the Earth's surface.