SPANISH IS NOT AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE HERE

THERE ARE MANY COUNTRIES OF SOUTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN WHERE SPANISH IS NOT AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

Country Official Language Location
Bahamas English Caribbean
Belize English Central America
Brazil Portuguese South America
French Guiana* French South America
Guyana English South America
Haiti French Caribbean
Jamaica English Caribbean
Suriname Dutch South America

*French Guyana is not a country, but is considered a territory of France.

There are numerous other smaller island countries located in the Caribbean where English, Dutch, French or another language rather than Spanish is the official language.

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