Latin America Resources

Latin American Independence Days

Latin American Independence Days 
Celebrate one, celebrate them all. Notice that Cinco de Mayo
is not on the list and is not an Independence day for any Latin
American country.

Country
Independence
Argentina 9 July 1816 (from Spain)
Belize 21 September 1981 (from UK)
Bolivia 6 August 1825 (from Spain)
Brazil 7 September 1822 (from Portugal)
Chile 18 September 1810 (from Spain)
Colombia 20 July 1810 (from Spain)
Costa Rica 15 September 1821 (from Spain)
Cuba 20 May 1902 (from Spain 10 December 1898; administered by the US from 1898 to 1902)
Dominican Republic

Ecuador

27 February 1844 (from Haiti)

10 August, 1809 (from Spain)

El Salvador 15 September 1821 (from Spain)
Guatemala 15 September 1821 (from Spain)
Honduras 15 September 1821 (from Spain)
Mexico 16 September 1810 (from Spain)
Nicaragua 15 September 1821 (from Spain)
Panama 3 November 1903 (from Colombia; became independent from Spain 28 November 1821)
Paraguay 14 May 1811 (from Spain)
Peru 28 July 1821 (from Spain)
Puerto Rico none (territory of the US with commonwealth status)
Uruguay 25 August 1825 (from Brazil)
Venezuela 5 July 1811 (from Spain)