Latin America is world"s happiest region with Panama and Paraguay boasting the most cheerful people

Latin America is world’s happiest region… with Panama and Paraguay boasting the planet’s most cheerful people | UPDATED: 22:02 GMT, 20 December 2012 As the richest country in the world, you'd expect that Qatar would also be the happiest. And you'd also expect Japanese people to be extremely positive, seeing as though they have the highest life expectancy. But clearly wealth and good health do not guarantee happiness after both countries failed to make the top ten most positive countries