There are about 5000 miles between Mexico and Argentina on a straight line, not including Brazil, and when ordering food at a restaurant in any of the Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America I needed a dictionary. Someone I know said: People born in any Latin American country is Latin;
All Mexicans are Latin, but not all Latins are Mexican.
All Argentinians are Latin, but not all Latins are Argentinians.
or Peruvian. Each country has its own distinct culture and the Spanish language as everything else was mixed and adapted to the regional native cultures, so this phrase has never been more true than in the names of vegetables, fruits, foods in general. i.e.