Quotes about Latin America

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Heres an Awesome Quote and Proverb Compilation about Latin America.


"They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?" Fidel Castro


"The total economy of Latin America is bigger than China."

"You must not judge people by their country. In South America, it is always wise to judge people by their attitude."

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"Yes, Latinos dream more. When you live in poverty, when your president is imposed upon you, when they kill someone and no one gets indicted, and when only a few get rich, of course, you dream more. It's no coincidence that magic realism happens in Latin America because for us dreams and aspirations are part of life.”

"Americans living in Latin American countries are often more snobbish than the Latins themselves. The typical American has quite a bit of money by Latin American standards, and he rarely sees a countryman who doesn’t. An American businessman who would think nothing of being seen in a sports shirt on the streets of his hometown will be shocked and offended at a suggestion that he appear in Rio de Janeiro, for instance, in anything but a coat and tie."

"I spent my whole life as a writer talking to just the average guy in Los Angeles and Latin America, talking to working people"

“Bolivians die with rotted lungs so that the world may consume cheap tin.” "Anyone who pretends to "understand" Latin America is a fool.”

" The most important thing Paris gave me was a perspective on Latin America. It taught me the differences between Latin America and Europe and among the Latin American countries themselves through the Latins I met there."