Hispanic people can be of any race, since the term "Hispanic" is most often used as a catch-all category for people who come from Spanish-speaking countries, such as Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. It is less frequently used to describe people from Spain.Continue Reading
Many United States citizens of technically "Hispanic" origin are actually identifying themselves as "white," according to 2010 Census data. While this might be linked to socioeconomic factors, along with a persistent glorification of whiteness, it also demonstrates the flexibility of the term "Hispanic."
Some other words used by Hispanic 2010 Census respondents to define their race included "Latino," "Latin American" and "Latin."Learn more about Anthropology
A trimac cichlid is a large aquarium fish usually found in the rivers and lakes of Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and other Central American countries. The scientific name for this species is Amphilophus trimaculatum, and it is also called a three-spot cichlid, or a tri-spot cichlid.Full Answer >
The Mayan civilization had territory in what is today known as southern Mexico and the northern parts of Central America, including the land now occupied by the nations of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. This Mesoamerican civilization's lands extended to both the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, with lands in what is now known in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.Full Answer >
As of 2014, six countries in Central America have Spanish as their official language: Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. While Belize does have a Spanish-speaking population, its official language is English, making it the only country in Central America without Spanish as the official language.Full Answer >
Children live and work in garbage dump communities in impoverished regions of countries such as such as Honduras, Brazil, Guatemala, El Salvador and Peru. Garbage dump communities exist in many parts of world on nearly every continent.Full Answer >