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The region consists of people who speak Spanish, Portuguese and French. These languages (together with Italian and Romanian) developed from Latin during the days of the Roman Empire and the Europeans who speak them are sometimes called 'Latin' people. Hence the term Latin America.Jul 15, 2007
Belize.Costa Rica.El Salvador.Guatemala.Honduras.Mexico.Nicaragua.Panama.
Latin America encompasses such other countries and territories as Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Guatemala, Ecuador, Cuba, Bolivia, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Paraguay, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy.
Latin was originally spoken in Latium, in the Italian Peninsula. Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire. Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages, such as Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Romanian.
Latin America generally refers to territories in the Americas where the Spanish or Portuguese languages prevail: Mexico, most of Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
Latin America encompasses 22 nations across Central and South America that share many cultural and economic commonalities. Geographically and organizationally, Brazil is considered part of Latin America. ... Its rapid advancement in recent years has led to the way for other Latin American countries' middle classes.Sep 23, 2014
South America is a geographical entity: the subcontinent or continent south of Central America. Latin America is a cultural entity: countries in the Americas where a Latin language is spoken (Spanish, Portuguese, French). The geographical notion is very clear: South America ranges from the Panama Isthmus to Cape Horn.
First of all, Argentina is a Latin American country due to the fact that is located in the Americas and is a Spanish speaking country, which are the two conditions needed to qualify. ... While Argentina has less visible African ancestry than other Latin American nations, it's hardly "White", especially in the North.