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To communicate... To be able to understand...

Living abroad... living outside your hometown should open your eyes to many different things...
One thing I'd very much like to indicate here is that America is composed by 3 continents : North America, Centre America & Caribbean, South America. (Find a link to wikipedia for more geographic information http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/América). Caribbean and South America are not the same nor have the same culture. Random countries might have similar activities or people, but they are so not identical.
This statement I believe is very important to people whose hometown is not America.
Languages, Religions, Goverments, General Cultures.. are very much different from one country to another, and so among continents...Depending on the education one had had, one will understand world and its enviroment.
When a latin american person decides to leave all behind (hometown, family, friends, routine..) and try something new.. its a complicated adventure...
Finding a decent appartment, a decent…