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América Central y El Caribe. MÉXICO. México is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. “Chocolate" originates from México's Aztec cuisine, derived from the Nahuatl word xocolatl .

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“Chocolate" originates from México's Aztec cuisine, derived from the Nahuatl word xocolatl.
The largest wild cat in North America is the jaguar, which can be found in Mexico's southern jungles.

$1= 8 quetzales

Guatemala’s national bird is the Quetzal, and this is also what they call their currency.

Most Belizeans are of multiracial descent.

Mestizo- 34%,

Kriol- 25%

Spanish- 15%

Mayan- 10.6%

Garifuna- 6.1%



Belize: Melting Pot of Cultures

ENGLISH is the declared official language of Belice, but more widely spoken is SPANISH or KRIOL.

El volcán de Santa Ana

Lasterupted in 2005


Blue stripes = Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

  • White stripe = peace and prosperity of Honduras.
  • 5 Stars = five nations of the former Federal Republic of Central America -- El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala.
Current president Daniel Ortega

1990- Violeta Chamorro elected the first female president in the Americas.


Although Costa Rica has only about 0.25% of the world's landmass, it is home to more than 500,000 species, which represents nearly 4% of the total species estimated worldwide.


On September 7, 1977, President Jimmy Carter and General Omar Torrijos signed the treaty giving Panamá control over the Canal de Panamá.


Vasco Núñez de Balboa was the first to discover the link between Panamá and el OcéanoPacífico.



  • Flan de plátanos
  • Un postrecomo “cheesecake”
  • Con plátanos – similar a las bananas
  • el Sándwichcubano
  • Jamón
  • Puerco
  • Queso
  • Pepinillos
  • mostaza
  • Pan cubano

When Columbus arrived in Hispaniola, La RepúblicaDominicanawas divided into 5 different Taíno chiefdoms.