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What is the difference between ‘Latino’ and ‘Hispanic’? 

“Latino” refers to anyone of Latin American origin. That includes Brazil, where Brazilian Portuguese is the official language, but not Spain, where people speak Spanish. “Hispanic” is a term used to describe anyone whose ancestry can be traced to a Spanish-speaking country. That would include Spain, but not Brazil. The terms are often used interchangeably, but the subjects of this article prefer to call themselves “Latinos.”
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