10 Things You Didn’t Know About Latin America

1. McDonalds Happy Meal and McCafe were  invented in Guatemala;

2. Until 2010, Brazil were the only team to have won the World Cup outside of their own continent;

3. Venezuela has won more beauty pageants than any other nation;

4. The ancient Mayans invented the 365 day calendar;

5. Costa Rica was the first country to decide to go without an army (in 1949);

6. Mexican Guillermo González Camarena invented the colour television in 1934;

7. Che Guevara was born Ernesto Lynch and had five children;

8. Family Guy, Coke Zero and Halloween are all banned in Venezuela;

9. It was illegal to get divorced in Chile until 2004;

10. The World’s largest Japanese population, outside of Japan, live in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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