The first, and most obvious reason, for dating women from South America and the Caribbean is their natural beauty.
The ethnic mix of Native American, European and Caribbean genetics has created a specific type of beauty you won't find anywhere else in the world.
All in all, for American men it is easier, faster, and simpler to travel to Latin America to meet a beautiful Brazilian bikini girl or a hot Colombian bride than it is to fly to Thailand or Ukraine.
Another attraction of Latin mail order brides is that a lot of guys believe that the language barrier will be easier to overcome in Latin America.
Often there are two or three airlines on a route, so prices tend to be competitive, and flights are easy to schedule.