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Latin America consists of the southern portion of North America, all of South America and the Caribbean islands. Spanish or Portuguese is the primary language in most Latin countries.


The Washington Post, The New York Times and USA Today all host online versions of their daily newspapers, enabling readers to keep up with the news from phones, tablets or laptops. Some papers also offer online subscription fees which grant readers access to additional ...


According to the Random History website, Latin America is named for the Latin language, which is the origin of the languages spoken in that area. The dominant languages in Latin America are Spanish and Portuguese, which descend from Latin.


Most Latin American countries currently have multiparty systems in which any party has an opportunity to gain control of the government either individually or through a coalition with another party. The transfer of power takes place through elections.


Old newspapers are available online at the Library of Congress's Chronicling America website. This government database provides readers with the ability to search through historic newspapers from 1836 to 1922. Readers can also search through the United States Newspaper ...


The Open University, LanguageTutorial.org, Surface Languages and the University of Texas all offer free online Latin courses. The first three sources use a traditional format in their course offerings, while the University of Texas teaches by examining original Latin te...


The two main religions of Latin America are Roman Catholicism and Protestantism, according to a 2014 survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. About 69 percent of the survey respondents identified as Catholic, which marks a drop in Catholicism, as 84 percent of respo...