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Timeline: Independence Day Celebrations in Latin America

If you’re a big fan of independence day celebrations, head on down to Latin America on these dates to enjoy the festivities:

First up is Dominican Republic on February 27, followed by Paraguay on May 14, and Cuba on May 20.

Sharing the month of July are Venezuela (July 5), Argentina (July 9), Colombia (July 20), and Peru (July 29), which were all liberated from Spain in the early 1800s.

In August, Bolivia and Uruguay achieved freedom on the 6th and 25th, respectively.

September was a big month for independence, with Portugal freeing Brazil on September 7, and Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua liberating from Spain on September 15. Mexico then followed on September 16, Chile on the 18th, and Belize on September 21st.

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Last up was Panama on November 3.

Matt Kendall

During his 2+ years as Chief Editor at Nearshore Americas, Matt Kendall operated at the heart of both the Nearshore BPO and IT services industries, reporting on the most impactful stories and trends in the sector.