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Top 97 Latin American Quotes

#1. When my mother was born on 14 April, he named her after a Latin American holiday, the Day of Americas, that nobody knew about. My due date also happened to be 14 April. - Author: America Ferrera
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#2. Well, by the standards of a lot of countries, by Latin American standards, it wasn't so bad. - Author: Paul A. Volcker
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#3. One of the reasons why I agreed to do commercials is that they gave me complete freedom. I just had to have the car in it and write a story around it. I wanted to do something serious set in a Latin American country, but again, it was an exercise in style for me. - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#4. I think Latin American cultures are really rich and fascinating. I like the pomp and circumstance of some of their rituals and ceremonies. - Author: Bitsie Tulloch
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#5. The Ecuadorean and Latin American press is not like the European or North American press, which has some professional ethics. They are used to being above the law, to blackmail, to extort. - Author: Rafael Correa
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#6. Colombia has a huge variety of plant and animal species, and we have enormous potential. Small and mid-sized companies should come to Colombia. From here, they have access to the entire Latin American market. - Author: Juan Manuel Santos
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#7. Many years ago, I started a foundation [Wayuu Taya Foundation] to help improve the life of Latin American indigenous people, providing them with food, medical attention, education, and also focusing on sustainability. - Author: Patricia Velasquez
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#8. Italy in the 1920s, Germany in the '30s, East Germany in the '50s, Czechoslovakia in the '60s, the Latin American dictatorships in the '70s, China in the '80s and '90s - all dictatorships and would-be dictators target newspapers and journalists. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#9. Providing all Latin-American children with the education and early childhood development that they need is in the best interest of all, so it has to be a priority for all of us, not only the government and civil society, but also the business sector. - Author: Shakira
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#10. Latin life is rich with warmth, family values and history. I want to bring that beauty into American homes. - Author: Cristina Saralegui
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#11. Latin American republics were among the first to discover that it was relatively painless to default when a substantial proportion of bondholders were foreign. - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#12. An increase in the relative price of products from the low wage manufacturers in Asia and Latin America will also make those products less attractive to American consumers. - Author: Martin Feldstein
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#13. My grandma loves beauty pageants, like most of Latin American culture, but it's not for me. - Author: Stephanie Sigman
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#14. When I was very young I was reading a lot of Latin American fiction, which later would be called "boom fiction." - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#15. The Mexican debt crisis, Latin American debt crisis, the crises of the 1990s, the Wall Street stock market crash, and other events should have reminded us, and did remind us, that financial instability remains a concern, remains a problem. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#16. I was staying at the Konchucos Tambo lodge, next to the Huascaran national park, near Chavin. Sitting here on its veranda, I was beginning to see where all those Latin American magical realists get their inspiration from: they don't need to make anything up; they just write down what's around them. - Author: Mark Barrowcliffe
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#17. It's challenging being a woman. There are other kinds of obstacles that come your way, but there are many times that being Latin has actually helped me, being a Cuban-American has helped me. - Author: Eva Mendes
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#18. It seems to be Latin American destiny to always have the United States say 'amen. - Author: Warren Eyster
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#19. I want people to read good work. If I see someone reading a book by Lorrie Moore or Jennifer Egan, I'm psyched. If I see them reading X Latin American Writer Who Sucks, I'm not psyched. But in terms of news, I do think that's important. - Author: Daniel Alarcon
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#20. We love those beautiful, Latin American stories where there is an element that's more mysterious and wonderful. I think as a child a lot of us love the idea of the star and more of the supernatural elements. - Author: Catherine Hardwicke
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#21. The United States has means to wound Latin American countries deeply, chiefly by altering trade policies to cut imports in ways that would throw thousands out of work. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#22. No, I had no problem communicating with Latin American heads of state - though now I do wish I had paid more attention to Latin when I was in high school. - Author: Dan Quayle
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#23. When you review the Central American wars or other Latin American wars, you find that there were dictators and there were insurgents. - Author: Alvaro Uribe
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#24. The trouble with crying over an onion is that once the chopping gets you started and the tears begin to well up, the next thing you know you just can't stop. - Author: Laura Esquivel
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#25. I'm a multi-lingual Kundalini-dancing shapeshifter to the 69th degree.
I know French, Italian, Arabic, Egyptian Arabic, Greek, Latin, Gaelic, Scottish, English, and American English.
I'm cunninglingual. - Author: Sienna McQuillen
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#26. I think of all those who believed in a Latin American paradise and died in a Latin American hell. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#27. They didn't need to be specifically South American or Latin American. Instead we discovered we were talking about human beings in general. We realized that these are not issues only pertinent to Latin America: poverty, misery, consumerism, etc. - Author: Alex Abreu
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#28. But even before Obama had a chance to carve out a name for himself as a drone-happy serial killer in the Middle East, the US made it clear that it was not going to play benign hegemon in its Latin American backyard. - Author: Liza Featherstone
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#29. The European powers had been anxious to see the United States become embroiled in a civil war and eventually break into two smaller and weaker nations. That would pave the way for their further colonization of Latin American without fear of the Americans being able to enforce the Monroe Doctrine. - Author: G. Edward Griffin
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#30. Conflict with the United States is one of the overwhelming facts of Latin American history. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#31. Almost 85 percent of the Latin American market is subject to net neutrality rules, and the European Parliament already favors strong ones. - Author: Marvin Ammori
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#32. I'm a writer. In Latin America, they say I'm a Latin-American writer because I also write in Spanish and my books are translated, but I am an American citizen and my books are published here, so I'm also an American writer. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#33. The election of a Latin American pope should happen sometime in the next hundred years."20 - Author: Marco Politi
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#34. I do feel fortunate to have some knowledge of the great Latin American writers, including some that are probably not that well known in English. I'm thinking of Jose Maria Arguedas, whom I read when I was living in Lima, and who really impacted the way I viewed my country. - Author: Daniel Alarcon
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#35. A lot of individuals I've met that I've done a song or two with. But to be honest I'm not incredibly familiar with the scene. I mean, I'm more familiar with people coming from other countries like Latin-American MCs and African rappers ... that type of stuff I'm really starting to get a hold on. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#36. The goal of Latin American unity is highly ephemeral. Each country has its own set of goals and very different sets of leaders. - Author: Riordan Roett
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#37. Carefully studying the delicate form of the doll, she was thinking how easy it was to wish for things as a child. Then nothing seemed impossible. Growing up, one realizes how many things one cannot wish for, the things that are forbidden, sinful. Indecent. - Author: Laura Esquivel
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#38. It's hard for the American industry to see a Latin actor playing something that is not a gardener or someone in a cartel. It's hard to find the material that tells a story of a Latin or European Spanish guy that is not a bad guy. - Author: Jordi Molla
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#39. Two kinds of people always lie about their ages: actresses and Latin American pitchers. - Author: Jess Walter
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#40. Furthermore, the Latin American nuclear-weapon free zone which is now nearing completion has become in several respects an example which, notwithstanding the different characteristics of each region, is rich in inspiration. - Author: Alfonso Garcia Robles
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#41. We need a new Latin American policy that is bold - different. We need to focus on building civil society, focus on the lack of infrastructure. We need look at ways to foster economic opportunity. There needs to be a more comprehensive economic vision in the region. - Author: Mel Martinez
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#42. I was the first person to come into New York with a Latin American point of view which was also very much influenced by political happenings in Latin America. - Author: Ruben Blades
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#43. Just about every Latin American country has sent players to the big leagues, from the Dominican Republic to Costa Rica. - Author: Cheech Marin
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#44. I grew up having two different perspectives - one in English, one in Spanish. Two different cultures, very different - but I think that, to me, it's one. I'm just as American as I feel Latin. - Author: Prince Royce
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#45. My heart is a Latin American food stall and your love is a health inspector from Zurich. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#46. Jennifer Lopez has been very much in the news because of her divorce from Marc Anthony, also a top singer, a top player in Latin music, her joining the cast of judges on "American Idol." But the music has not been at the forefront. - Author: Jennifer Lopez
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#47. My friend, Dennis Mathis, was reading Eastern European and Japanese experimental writers, and I brought the Latin American writers to his attention, so we exchanged books and bounced off one another. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#48. My father was an interpreter for all the Latin American pilots at the naval base. He was very well educated. My mother was a hairdresser who sang every day. - Author: Pepe Serna
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#49. Following this logic, to bomb BASF in Ludwigshafen would be to mock the people who bombed BASF in Brazil. The Latin American comrades feel differently. BASF does as well. - Author: Red Army Faction
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#50. I speak Swedish, it's my first language. Of course, growing up with Latin American parents from Argentina, I also have some other influences from other cultures. But Sweden is where I feel the most at home. - Author: Jose Gonzalez
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#51. I think in terms of the themes that I have worked on most is establishing questions of race in the context of Latin America. This is a theme that makes uncomfortable a lot of people, and it obviously makes the Latin American Left uncomfortable. - Author: Bocafloja
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#52. Also, there are now new laws in Brazil which create incentives for Argentine and Latin American films to be premiered and distributed in Brazil and vice versa. - Author: Walter Salles
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#53. We expect 'Narcos' will be an enormous success throughout everywhere in the world and maybe out-index in Latin America, given the Brazilian star and Brazilian director and heavy Latin American cast and that we shot the show entirely on location in Colombia. - Author: Ted Sarandos
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#54. You know Latin people? African-American people? How our skin ages more slowly? Even though we're dramatic, we move our faces, we eat higher-fat foods, we're the ones with fewer wrinkles - it makes you wonder. - Author: Salma Hayek
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#55. I think I'm an American writer writing about Latin America, and I'm a Latin American writer who happens to write in English. - Author: Daniel Alarcon
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#56. Our chemical and other manufacturing concerns are all too often ready to let the Germans have Latin American markets, provided the American companies can work out an arrangement which will enable them to charge high prices to the consumer inside the United States. - Author: Henry A. Wallace
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#57. For fiction, I'm not particularly nationalistic. I'm not like the Hugo Chavez of Latin American letters, you know? I want people to read good work. - Author: Daniel Alarcon
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#58. The custom of my grandfather's day is still going strong in Latin America. American girls do not seem to understand it. - Author: Desi Arnaz
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#59. The greatest promotion I ever had on a newspaper was when 'The Washington Post' suddenly promoted me from city-side general assignment reporter to Latin American correspondent and sent me off to Cuba. Fidel Castro had just come to power. It was a very exciting assignment, but also very serious. - Author: Tom Wolfe
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#60. Latin guys dance. American guys don't dance. That's a big difference. - Author: Sofia Vergara
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#61. To survive there, you need the ambition of a Latin-American revolutionary, the ego of a grand opera tenor, and the physical stamina of a cow pony. - Author: Billie Burke
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#62. We as Americans of Latin descent are just as American as anyone else of any other descent. - Author: Esai Morales
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#63. In order to do 'Amores Perros,' I had to skip some time at drama school, so the director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu came up with a great Latin American solution, which was to say I had a tropical disease and had to stay in Mexico for a while. Everyone believed me. - Author: Gael Garcia Bernal
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#64. When it comes to cyber conflicts between, say, America and China or even a Middle Eastern nation, an African nation, a Latin American nation, a European nation, we have more to lose. - Author: Edward Snowden
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#65. Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Author: Clarice Lispector
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#66. Panama's a really wonderful country. There's obviously the Panama Canal, which brings a lot of tourism, and a huge American influence; it's just a mix of so many great things: African, Caribbean, Latin American Spanish, all kinds of influences there. - Author: J. August Richards
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#67. Latin American countries are part of the West and that it is reasonable to expect a certain degree of openness in their societies that we do not demand of, say, China or Vietnam. - Author: Mark Falcoff
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#68. Am I Latin? Am I American? What the hell am I? I love my culture and I'm very proud of my culture. - Author: America Ferrera
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#69. My label is to play bad guys of Latin origin in American movies. I'm happy with that label. I prefer to play that than to play a city boy. The bad guy is always something very tempting for the audience. - Author: Jordi Molla
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#70. Ironically, Latin American countries, in their instability, give writers and intellectuals the hope that they are needed. - Author: Manuel Puig
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#71. It's no secret that Cuba is a typical Latin American culture in that it has a fair amount of homophobia. Homosexuals have been notoriously persecuted under Fidel's government. - Author: Rachel Kushner
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#72. We are not only a Latin American nation, we are an Afro-American nation also. - Author: Fidel Castro
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#73. Latin American Art is an operational term used to describe art actually made in the more than twenty countries that make up Latin America and that encompass Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. - Author: Mari Carmen Ramirez
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#74. A white leftist Mexican activist isn't the same in the media as the son of a farmer in Guerrero, they aren't worth the same. In the same imaginary of the Latin American Left exists a racism, a racism that corresponds to processes of colonialism internal to almost all countries in Latin America. - Author: Bocafloja
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#75. Far from being dominated by ideas from Paris and New York, Latin American artists were often the innovators. They were doing drip paintings in advance of Pollock, creating language art before the American conceptualists, and fashioning shaped canvases decades before Kelly or Stella. - Author: Mari Carmen Ramirez
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#76. For 500 years, since European explorers came, Latin American countries had been separated from one another. They had very limited relations. Integration is a prerequisite for independence. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#77. Our resolution urges all Latin American and Caribbean countries to designate al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organizations. - Author: Tom Lantos
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#78. The American influence is not so aggressive anymore. The American big business influence in Latin America is not as strong, so people can vote and they can have a different life than before. They can have more liberal, more interesting, and more democratic governments. - Author: Costa-Gavras
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#79. He wrote very well in those days, as it happens, much better than he does now. He had absolute convictions, and style is nothing more than the absolute conviction of possessing a style. - Author: Ricardo Piglia
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#80. In many Latin American countries, the historic ties of Catholic bishops with the political elite rendered them less sensitive to the conditions of the poor and especially of indigenous people. - Author: Moises Naim
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#81. Magic Realism is not new. The label's new, the specific Latin American form of it is new, its modern popularity is new, but it's been around as long as literature has been around. - Author: Terri Windling
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#82. My wife said I look like a Latin American dictator. I said, 'That's what I am' - Author: Oscar De La Renta
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#83. My friends who are not from Sweden tell me that I'm more reserved or maybe more ... I guess the opposite of what a Latin American would be. Maybe because Scandinavians are more careful with their words and I guess it takes a lot to become a friend of a Swede. - Author: Robyn
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#84. The Latin American drug cartels have stretched their tentacles much deeper into our lives than most people believe. It's possible they are calling the shots at all levels of government. - Author: William Colby
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#85. Curitiba is not a paradise. We have all the problems that most Latin American cities have. We have slums. We have the same difficulties, but the big difference is the respect given by people due to the quality of the services which are provided. - Author: Jaime Lerner
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#86. People say we're all identical, but Jennifer Lopez is an American. She's from New York. She doesn't have an accent. Some of these Latin people - their Spanish is pathetic. They learned it when they became famous as Latinos. - Author: Salma Hayek
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#87. The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives. - Author: Henry A. Wallace
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#88. 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. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#89. I'm a first generation American. My mother is Italian and Russian and a lot of other things, and my father is Uruguayan. In fact, my mother's been married twice, and both men were Uruguayan. So I grew up in a very European/Latin American-influenced home. - Author: Sebastian Arcelus
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#90. The battle for the gospel in the opening years of the twenty-first century is being fought not primarily in the lecture rooms of North American seminaries but in the shanty towns, urban slums and villages of Africa, Asia and Latin America. - Author: Brian Stanley
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#91. I love American food, but I also love Latin food. - Author: Prince Royce
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#92. I know all the Latin-American rhythms quite well, but I don't play them exactly like they do in their own country - I add my personal touch. - Author: Dizzy Gillespie
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#93. When I say Afro-American aesthetic, I'm not just talking about the United States, I'm talking about the Americas. People in the Latin countries read my books because they share the same international aesthetic that I'm into and have been into for a long time. And it's multicultural. - Author: Ishmael Reed
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#94. In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population. - Author: Lin Biao
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#95. The Latin American debt that reached crisis levels from 1982 would have been sharply reduced by return of flight capital - in some cases, overcome, though all figures are dubious for these secret and often illegal operations. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#96. There's no question in my mind that it was C.I.A. sanctioned, and most - many Latin American investigators have come to the same conclusion. Of course, we never heard about that in our country. - Author: John Perkins
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#97. Not only does the world scarcely know who the Latin American man is, the world has barely cared. - Author: Georgie Anne Geyer
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