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.
As of 2014 Latin American countries include Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Paraguay, El Salvador and Panama. Latin American countries are t...
The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation is the oldest and largest Hispanic gang in the United States. The Latin Kings came into existence in Chicago, Illinois, in 1940.
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...
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.
Good Latin dictionaries include the "Oxford Latin Dictionary," the Lewis and Short dictionary, "Collins Latin Concise Dictionary" and "Cassell's Latin Dictionary." The University of Notre Dame hosts a solid online Latin dictionary called "William Whitaker's Words."
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...