On this date of Cinco de Mayo, we look briefly at the history of Africans in Latin (Central and South) America and the Caribbean. In world history these two western
At the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade, African religious beliefs and practices were numerous and varied. In addition to a wide variety of polytheistic
Travel Countries That Make Up Latin America. 20 sovereign states and several territories make up Latin America, comprising nearly 13% of the Earth’s total land
Nearly 40% of the world’s Catholics live in Latin America, but many people in the region have converted from Catholicism to Protestantism, while some have left
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Americas where Spanish and Portuguese are predominant. The term originated in 19th century France as
Latin America in World War I By Ron Genini. MIDI Background: Heitor Villa Lobos, Brazilian Cycle: Prelude No. 1 in Em (19k) Sequenced by Reinhard Czwiertnia.
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history of Latin America: history of the region from the pre-Columbian period and including colonization by the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in the 15th century
World Religion Map represents on a global scale the distribution of the world’s major religions. World Religion Map also represents areas with multitude of world
A new Pew Research Center survey of 18 Latin American countries and Puerto Rico asked people about their religious affiliation, beliefs and practices.