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Blinken Heads To South America To Encourage Democracies On Continent

The most enduring European colonial influences are language and Catholicism. Extra cultural influences came from the United States and Europe through the 19th and 20th centuries, due to the increasing influence of the former on the world stage and immigration from the latter. The influence of the United States is particularly robust in northern Latin America, specially Puerto Rico, which is an American territory. Prior to 1959, Cuba, which fought for its independence with American help in the Spanish–American War, also had a close political and economic relationship with the United States. South America experienced waves of immigration of Europeans,...