Latin American Spanish
Spoken by: ?
Spoken in: Argentina, Bolivia (co-official Quechua and Aymara), Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico , Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay (co-official Guaraní), Peru (co-official Quechua and, in some regions, Aymara), Uruguay, and Venezuela. Spanish is also the official language (co-official with English) in the U.S. commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Language family: Romance

See also Spanish

Latin American Spanish is a Romance language spoken by about 500 million people in most parts of South America, Spain and by many inhabitants in the USA. Spanish is the official language of 21 Latin American countries and an official language of the U.N. It is very closely related to Portuguese, and also similar to the other Romance languages.

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Rosetta Stone offers courses in both Latin American and European Spanish.

Pimsleur offers courses in both Latin American and Castilian Spanish.