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- adj. Of or pertaining to Central America
- n. A native or inhabitant of Central America
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Viewed in isolation, the agreement posed little threat to American workers-the combined economies of the Central American countries involved were roughly the same as that of New Haven, Connecticut.
The reasons involve Cuba’s perennial regional troublemaking, but also more mundane factors, such as the split between the Spanish-and Portuguese-speaking mainland countries and the largely English-speaking Caribbean island states, and the split between the small Central American states and the relatively larger countries of South America.
Located north of Costa Rica and south of Honduras, Nicaragua is the largest Central American republic; with 148,000 square kilometers, it is about the same size as England and Wales.
The South and Central American republics were not represented at the conference, but at the second International Conference of American
Everywhere, it seemed, Mexican and Central American workers came to dominate low-wage work that had once gone to blacks-as waiters and busboys, as hotel maids and as bellmen-and made inroads in the construction trades that had long excluded black labor.
Around the world, quick-service restaurant deals were made with partners including KFC in the United Kingdom and South Africa, Wendy’s in certain Central American countries, Bimbo in Mexico, Lomitan in Chile and Magi Noodles in Australia.