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Development of Latin America

General term for those with Latin American ancestry from a Spanish-speaking country
To relocate to a new country for the purpose of employment
A group which dominates the trade of a specific product or service
General term used to describe the newly discovered Americas during the European Age of Exploration; this is in contrast to the "Old World" of the Eastern Hemisphere; particularly Europe.
The enslavement and forced transportation of 12-15 million black Africans to the Americas between the 15th and 19th centuries; associated terms include the triangular trade and the middle passage across the Atlantic
Geographic term for countries located along the Andes mountain range of South America
Violent extremism associated with the illegal drug trade, particularly as relates to cocaine or heroin
1962 Cold War event wherein the Soviet Union, with the agreement of the Castro regime, placed intermediate and medium-range ballistic missiles on the island of Cuba which were capable of striking the United States
Referring to the languages and cultural characteristics which evolved out of the Latin-Speaking Roman Empire
An economic system wherein private ownership is largely forbidden and all industries and resources are under the control of the state
The part of the economy owned and operated by the national government
Abridged name used to describe the former communist government of Russia during the Cold War; also known as the U.S.S.R.
Process of interaction and integration among various parts of the world through commercial and cultural exchange
Former president and later dictator of Cuba prior to the 1959 Cuban Revolution
The process by which a citizen of one country may become a legal citizen of another country
Referring to the nations and cultures of Europe's Iberian Peninsula, Spain and Portugal
President of the United States at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Political science term used for the world's five fastest-growing economies
The movement of peoples, agricultural commodities, diseases, and cultures between the Old World and New World during the European Age of Exploration
The largest denomination of Christianity in the world to date
Former communist dictator of Cuba who led the ouster of Fulgencio Batista in the 1959 Cuban Revolution
Leader of the Soviet Union at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis
The illegal smuggling of people or products (especially drugs or weapons)
Sociopolitical, military, and economic conflict between the world's Western capitalist democracies and its Eastern communist regimes from the end of World War II through 1991
The act of overthrowing an existing governing authority
An area that is largely countryside; this is in contrast to an Urban (city) area
Economic policy which blocks all trade with a given nation, typically due to safety and/or humiliation concerns; embargoes are also enacted to sanction enemy nations