Puerto Rico was one of the last bastions of slavery in this hemisphere.
The optimism across the hemisphere was obvious, but many challenges remain.
Not so long ago, a meeting of the most powerful figures in the hemisphere meant something more.
And as long as oil is flowing, Chávez will continue to the pump the Bolivarian dream across the hemisphere.
It has the highest literacy rate in the hemisphere, excellent healthcare, and a vibrant, well funded cultural life.
The hemisphere was hermetically closed underneath by a metal plate.
It's the sleaziest, cheapest, most run-down tenement in one hemisphere, but I love it.
Then carve from a hemisphere of wood a head or a boss of leaves or flowers, or a dragon.
"Oh, Polly means the atmosphere and hemisphere, I s'pose," explained Dorothy.
Whilst that in the other hemisphere he calls south, austral or antarctic.
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.