Monthly Archives: April 2018
Latin America is an unofficial collective name for many American countries and territories where the official languages are romance languages derived from Latin, the language of the ancient Romans: Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
Latin America usually includes the Spanish-speaking countries of the American mainland from Mexico in the North to Argentina in the South, the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean (Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico), Portuguese-speaking Brazil, French-speaking Haiti, Saint Martin and French Guiana. Continue reading
This enthusiastic epithet entered the international political and journalistic lexicon after 1858, when India was officially declared a colony of great Britain, and the British Queen Victoria-the Empress of India.
Among the numerous British colonies, India was the most populous and had the largest natural resources, besides, India has since ancient times secured the reputation of the world’s “supplier” of precious stones and jewelry. Continue reading
There is no single and fully reliable version on this subject.
According to the Turks, the name dates back to the time when their country pursued an active aggressive policy and tried to conquer the coastal peoples.
Those, of course, offered fierce resistance, which is why the Turks called the sea “Karaden-Giz”, which can be translated as both black and inhospitable, evil sea. Continue reading