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European Population 2[edit]

In the section "Absolute numbers", Absolute numbers means: How many people exactly? and calculating the percentage of the White population of Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela, the results are:

Brazil Population: 190,010,647 Percentage of White Population: 53.7% Total White Population: 102,035,717,439

Mexico Population: 108,700,891 Percentage of White Population: 15.5% Total White Population: 16,848,638,105

Venezuela Population: 26,023,528 Percentage of White Population: 21.0% Total White Population: 5,464,940,88

Uruguay Population: 3,460,607 Percentage of White Population: 94.5% Total White Population: 3,270,273,615

So, in the caucasians section reffering to absolute numbers (not to the percentage), the right order is the following; Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Venezuela —Preceding unsigned comment added by Zoe0 (talkcontribs) 20:48, 7 October, 2008 (UTC)

also they where  — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.90.114.239 (talk) 21:05, 9 October 2013 (UTC) 

Black Nicaraguans[edit]

This article is incorrect in that it states Nicaragua has 0% black people. This is not true, about 10% of Nicaragua's population is black, it has the most black people(in terms of numbers not percentages) of any Central American country.

Languages[edit]

The fact about languages complete overlooks the languages spoken by native peoples. The number one spoken language in mexico is still Nahuatl and in many places Mixteco. Though various dialects exist, they outnumber the number of Mexicans who speak spanish. They are often overlooked because native peoples are pushed to the margins of society. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 74.100.206.197 (talk) 17:22, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

Your justification is dubious. According to Wikipedia, there are 1.45 million native speakers of Nahuatl and 550,00 speakers of the Mixtec language. The total population of Mexico is 117,409,830 (and only 5.4% of them speak an indigenous language). You might want to re-check your math.Goodsdrew (talk) 21:27, 31 July 2013 (UTC)
We cover indigenous languages in Mexico quite fairly, anyone who knows the country knows that Spanish is far and away the dominant language, even in areas where indigenous languages are spoken. Thanks, ♫ SqueakBox talk contribs 21:49, 31 July 2013 (UTC)

French speaking territories[edit]

Haiti is considered part of Latin America as a French speaking country, but what about Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guyana? In the page about Anglo-America the British overseas territories are also included. --83.53.62.83 (talk) 22:13, 11 October 2013 (UTC) QUEBECQuebec also should be included in Latin America.--88.1.244.26 (talk) 21:58, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

How about also including the Province of Quebec, because its populations mostly are French-speakers? (In the Anglo-America article the area that Quebec covers is shaded different than any other of that map way not do something similar to the map of Latin America here) -- Sion8 (talk) 00:37, 16 January 2014 (UTC)