Contemporary definitions. Latin America generally refers to territories in the Americas where the Spanish or Portuguese or French languages prevail: Mexico, most of Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Puerto Rico.What is the third largest country in Latin America?
Mexico is the third largest country in Latin America, and its capital city is Mexico City. It covers an area of 1,972,550 square kilometers and has a population of 122,435,500. Mexico has an interesting landscape, with mountain chains on its eastern and western side and a long coastline.