Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 12 months ago

Why was South Africa seen as a “Western country” but Latino nations like Ecuador aren’t.?

5 Answers

  • Bill
    Lv 7
    12 months ago
    Favourite answer

    Who says that Latino nations aren't "Western"?

  • 12 months ago

    Because for hundreds of years it was run as a white colony and then in the early 20th Century as Dominion of the British Empire. Enemies of the West sowed dissent amongst the native peoples (some of whom only moved in after the Dutch), and this unrest led to a While Apartheid regime fighting a war of attrition from 1948-1984 against the rebellious mainly Black population, which they found to be unsustainable. They gave up the fight and Nelson Mandela became President.

  • Anonymous
    12 months ago

    South Africa was governed by the Dutch for years. It was western while they led. After the black-africans took over, it was no longer "western" and is in much worse shape.

    My manager was born in South Africa and still has family there. He tells us stories that you don't hear in the news. They're not good stories.

  • Anonymous
    12 months ago

    South Africa is not a western country.

    There is no western civilization without people of European descent.

    Do you call Haiti a western country just because black people there speak French ?

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  • Anonymous
    12 months ago

    Because it used to be a Western country, while Ecuador never was. Normal people see things for what they are.

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