Why Americans refer to LatinAmericans as Spanish and refer to their language as Mexican?

How ignorant can Americans get? Spanish people are from Spain. Ever heard of Spain? No, it is not next to Mexico Spanish persons: https://www.style.com/slideshows/fashionshows/S2005RTW/AMOLINAR/DETAILS/00450f.jpg https://img253.imageshack.us/img253/9198/foto442hf0.jpg Or do you think that Europe is a country? America is a very ignorant place. Not been to America? Ha! I was born here, you …

Why do Spanish speaking people say they can’t understand Mexican speaking people and vica versa ?

I live in the Southwestern part of the USA. And have been told by Spanish speaking people that are natives of our state that they can’t understand the Mexicans from Mexico. And same goes for Mexicans saying they don’t understand Spanish. Yes Chris ,it really is true. Thank you Manny …