The People of Latin America
This is a collection of different Latin Americans doing different
things. The diversity serves to remind us that there is no such thing as a
'typical' Latin American.
- Photo 1: Santiago, Chile
(photo by B. Smela) Two female sales representatives at a Mattel booth
in a shopping mall.
- Photo 2: Montevideo, Uruguay
(photo by P. Verdin) Restaurant cook offering beef, chicken and fish on
- Photo 3: Mexico City, Mexico (photo by
D. Levy) Shoeshine booth in the middle of a plaza, with canopy to
shield the customer from sun and rain.
- Photo 4: Panama City, Panama (photo by
N. Thomas) Folk arts vendor in colorful costume. She charges US$2
for her photo to be taken. The logic of capitalism dictates that the
price reflects the equilibrium between demand and supply.
- Photo 5: San Juan, Puerto Rico (photo by
D. Levy) People playing dominoes in a public park
- Photo 6: Bogotá, Colombia (photo by
P. Verdin) Driver of a horse-drawn cart on rubber wheels
- Photo 7: Buzios, Brazil (photo by
S. Merton) Sugar cane vendor at resort beach
- Photo 8: Mexico City, Mexico (photo by
D. Levy) Mime performer on a street
- Photo 9: Guatemala City, Guatemala (photo by
D. Levy) Indigenous female vegetable vendors on the sidewalk
- Photo 10: Asunción, Paraguay
(photo from P. Verdin) Office workers, with the females wearing identical
- Photo 11: Buenos Aires, Argentina
(photo by R. Soong) Uniformed guards marching near Casa Rosada, the
seat of the executive branch of the government.
Note that they are disregarding the pedestrian walk signal!
- Photo 12: Santiago, Chile
(photo by R. Soong) Red-painted human statue street performer
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