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Old 10-08-2012, 06:22 AM
 
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Which city would you consider the capital of Latin America?
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:49 AM
 
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The most famous city, Rio de Janeiro.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:09 AM
 
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Mexico City. Rio is not even the most powerful city in brazil that would be sao paulo. Not to mention brazil is the odd-man out of latin american countries in being a portuguese speaking nation.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:48 AM
 
Location: IL
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Rio is not even the most powerful city in brazil that would be sao paulo. Not to mention brazil is the odd-man out of latin american countries in being a portuguese speaking nation.
I get the first point, and agree with it, but not sure what you mean by the second. Do you mean a spanish speaking country must be the capital since there are more spanish speakers?
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:41 AM
 
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I would say yes. A "capital" should be representative of the majority of the nations and people in latin america, who are predominantly spanish speaking.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Canada
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There is no capital of Latin America, just a club of most influential alphas, that is Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:46 AM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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I thought it was Miami.

The Capital of Latin America
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:28 AM
 
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Which city would you consider the capital of Latin America?
What's your criteria? welthiest? politically influential? Biggest population? Biggest tourist destination? All of it?
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Old 10-09-2012, 03:38 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Capital of Central America: Mexico City

Capital of Spanish-speaking South America: Buenos Aires

Financial, cultural capital of Brazil: Sao Paulo or Rio
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Old 10-09-2012, 07:44 AM
 
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Latin America is way too big and has way too many big cities to designate one. But IMHO, I would say Miami. Perhaps not financially, but when it comes to media, culture, companies, etc. I think Miami is.

I also think people think Latin America is a lot more connected than it really is. They think it's connected like Europe. I mean Argentina has nothing to do with Mexico and vice versa. Ecuador has nothing to do with Brazil. Puerto Rico and Cuba have nothing to do with Chile.

I think it makes more sense to break into three Latin American groups, North/central America, south America and the Caribbean.
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