Asked in Celebrities, Drama and Acting
How is Penelope Cruz hispanic?
Hispanic is a term that originated in Spain. It has been used to denote the culture and people of countries formerly ruled by Spain such as Mexico and other south America countries. That makes Penelope cruz Hispanic born in Spain ...
Asked in South America
What are four non-Hispanic countries in South America?
Hispanics are people who's origin is from the Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal, or Andorra). There are only two non-Hispanic countries in South America: Guyana and Suriname. However, France and the United Kingdom are a part of South America through overseas departments/territories and could be considered non-Hispanic South American nations. ...
Asked in Equatorial Guinea
Are the people in equatorial guinea considered as hispanic?
No, they are not Hispanic as per descendents. The culture is of a Hispanic (Spain) origin as the language is used for administrative purpose. The origin people of Equatorial Guinea are of African descent. This differs from the Latin American people as most do have Spanish ancestry (bloodline). ...
Asked in Genealogy, Demographics, Population
Why isn't Hispanic considered a race by the US Census?
The concept of race in the US is mostly driven by skin color. The "Hispanic" designation indicates a person who derives from a Hispanic culture, from one of the countries of the Hispanic Peninsula (Spain or Portugal) or from one of their former colonies where Spanish or Portuguese is still a major language. Such people include white appearing people with mostly European ancestry, black appearing people with substantial African ancestry, people of Native American ancestry with skin color often described in the past as...
Asked in Genealogy, Immigration
How did the Hispanic people come to the US?
Some Hispanic people did not come to the US, the US came to them. The places they were living became part of the US by war or treaty. Some Hispanic people came to the US by land from Mexico and countries to the south. Some came by boat from South America, Central America, The Caribbean, or from Spain or Portugal. ...
Asked in Al Pacino
Is Al Pacino hispanic?
Al Pacino is an Italian American actor. To answer the question, he would be Latino, but not Hispanic, a Hispanic can be Latino, but not all Latinos are Hispanic. Hispanic means someone who has been raised into the Hispanic culture, which is the culture Latin Americans inherited from Spain. However, the term Latino is broader and includes all people descending from the Roman empire's culture, that is Italians, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian. Now, from all these countries, the people they conquered...
Asked in Mexico
What is the difference between hispanic and Mexican American?
Hispanic is a general term referring to people in Spanish or Portuguese speaking countries of the Americas. Mexicans are Hispanic, however, Hispanics aren't always Mexicans. They could also be Hondurans, Costa Ricans, Colombians, Argentinians, Brazilians, etc. ...
What are some names of famous hispanic people?
Actresses Jennifer Lopez and Jessica Alba are famous Hispanic people. Mario Lopez and Sofia Vergara are also famous Hispanic people. ...
Asked in Spanish Language and Culture
Who all speaks hispanic?
No one. Hispanic is a nationality. The language is called Spanish, not Hispanic. And Spanish is spoken by more than 350 million people on earth. It is the first language of Mexico, as well as most Central American and South American countries. In Brazil the national language is Portuguese. ...
Asked in Bible Statistics and History
Why is Friday traditionally considered an unlucky day by people in Christian countries?
Friday is not considered an unlucky day by people in Christian countries. Some superstitious people consider Friday the 13th an unlucky day. ...
Asked in Demographics
Are Europeans Hispanic?
No, hispanic people are people from Latin America, like Argentina or Mexico and Europeans are people from Europe, like France, Germany or Sweden. Answer: The word hispanic can refer to people not only from Latin America, but also to people of Spanish heritage. Thus someone who is Spanish can be said to be hispanic, derived from Hispania. ...