Today, mestizos make up the majority of Latin America's population.
Starting in the late 16th century, a large number of African slaves were brought to Latin America, especially to Brazil and the Caribbean.
Latin American culture is the formal or informal expression of the people of Latin America, and includes both high culture (literature, high art) and popular culture (music, folk art and dance) as well as religion and other customary practices. There is also an important Latin American cultural presence in the United States (e.g.
It was never a large movement of people but over the long period of time it had a major impact on Latin American populations: the Portuguese left for Brazil and the Spaniards left for the rest of the vast region.
Of the European immigrants, men greatly outnumbered women and many married natives.
Evangelicalism in particular is increasing in popularity.
Although soccer (called fútbol in Spanish) was the most popular sport in most of Latin America, in some parts of the Caribbean and Central America baseball outshined soccer in terms of popularity.
Nahuatl is one of the most spoken indigenous languages with more than a million speakers in Mexico, which is officially confirmed by a government's census.
Although Mexico has almost 80 native languages across the country, the government nor the constitution specify an official language (not even Spanish), also, some regions of the nation do not speak any modern way of language and still preserve their ancient dialect without knowing any other language.Guaraní is, along with Spanish, the official language of Paraguay, and is spoken by a majority of the population.Other European languages spoken include Italian in Brazil and Argentina, German in southern Brazil, southern Chile and Argentina, and Welsh in southern Argentina.Several nations, especially in the Caribbean, have their own Creole languages, derived from European languages and various African tongues.Native American languages are spoken in many Latin American nations, mainly Peru, Panama, Ecuador, Guatemala, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Mexico.Sign up now to place your free gay personal ad and check out the ads of other available gay singles in Roxbury!