Latin America Links

Databases

 ·  LANIC, UT-Austin Complete database on Latin America divided by countries, subjects, disciplines, and much, much more.  ·  SciELO Brazil. Searchable database of full-text articles and citations on Brazil.
 ·  Internet Resources for Latin America  ·  Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) Searchable bibliographic database on Latin America. On-line HLAS maintained by the Library of Congress.
 ·  Latinobarómetro survey data  ·  Mapred Maps of major Latin American and Spanish cities, also Miami, USA.

Official Sources and NGOs

 ·  Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) Multilateral financial institution with good data on Latin American economies.  ·  International Monetary Fund Source of financial and monetary information on Latin America and many other countries.
 ·  The World Bank Financial data on Latin America and other countries.  ·  Human Rights Watch A key source of information on the state of human rights around the world.
 ·  Amnesty International Global advocate for human rights. Good information, press releases.  ·  The Carter Center at Emory University A global center for the promotion of democratic institutions, human rights.
 ·  U. S. State Department Information on the political situation of a variety of countries.  ·  North American Congress on Latin America. Publication on a range of topics: human rights, violence, social movements, and politics.
 ·  Organization of American States International organization with some useful data.  ·  Resource Center of the Americas A Minneapolis-based institute with a vibrant political consciousness.
 ·  UNDP Report on Latin America  ·  Links to all of the governments in the Americas

Scholarly Associations and Research Centers

 ·  Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Largest international association of its kind.  ·  Latin American & Caribbean Center at FIU Research center currently focused on trade & regional integration.
 ·  Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University Academic institute with a good paper series.  ·  Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of London
 ·  A private page with comprehensive information and links organized by country (click the flags).  ·  Facultade Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) International organization set up by Latin American governments and the United Nations (UNESCO) to advance the social sciences in the region.

Electoral and Government Data

 ·  Election World Database  ·  Elections and Electoral Systems Database
 ·  Election Guide  ·  Official Webpages of All Governments on the Planet
 ·  Inter-Parliamentary Union Links to All Parliaments  ·  International Foundations for Election Systems


Latin American Studies Journals

(Access to these journals and databases off-campus is available to Carleton students through the on-line authentication page NOTE: For the most up-to-date listing of electronic availability through Carleton, see the Electronic Journals List. Also note that the list below does not include all comparative journals with Latin American content).

 ·  Latin American Perspectives  ·  Latin American Research Review
 ·  Journal of Latin American Studies  ·  Latin American Politics and Society (formerly the Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs)

Latin American News Resources

 ·  The Economist Solid source of international news and analysis of events.  ·  LANIC's List of Latin American Newspapers
 ·  The Miami Herald The best coverage of Latin America in any American newspaper. Also review their Spanish language daily El Nuevo Herald.


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