• The term Latin America is used loosely to refer to all the American countries south of the United States: used this way, it covers the whole of South America, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. It is used in a strict sense to refer solely to the nations in those geographical regions where the Spanish and Portuguese languages predominate; this narrower definition excludes the countries and territories where English and other languages are spoken (Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname, etc.). The Latin American countries, taking the term in its strict sense, are: Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Haiti Mexico Nicaragua Panama Paraguay Peru Uruguay Venezuela The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (USA)
  • 12-30-2016 That is American slang for everything from Texas to Tierra Del Fuego plus parts of Spain and Portugal.

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