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 .
Guatemala’s national bird is the Quetzal, and this is also what they call their currency.
Belize: Melting Pot of Cultures
ENGLISH is the declared official language of Belice, but more widely spoken is SPANISH or KRIOL.
Lasterupted in 2005
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.
When Columbus arrived in Hispaniola, La RepúblicaDominicanawas divided into 5 different Taíno chiefdoms.