Related Resources

Sources for further information about the region.

Some useful Web sites are:

The WWW Virtual Library: Latin American Studies: This site contains links to country homepages, library collections, Latin American publications in several languages, other university programs, etc.

Latin American Studies Association homepage

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Latin American Studies Resource Sharing Project: This site gives tables of contents for 300+ journals from Argentina and Mexico whose articles can be accessed through Interlibrary Loan in the U.S.

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University: This site offers up-to-the-minute information about Boston area events related to Latin America (lectures, seminars, concerts, etc.). It also provides access to the Latin America Database, a comprehensive news monitoring service sponsored by the Center.

Center for U.S. - Mexican Studies, University of California at San Diego: Links to major sites related to Mexico.

United Nations Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Cultural Studies Virtual Library, organized by the Advanced Program of Contemporary Culture (PACC) of the Federal University of Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Organization of American States

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), The World Factbbook: Basic declassified information on all countries.

Democracy Center: Information on democracy around the world.

Freedom House: Information on political, civil, media, and economic freedom around the world.

Latino On-Line News Network (Spanish and English)

Cultural Survival

Univisión, the Spanish-language television network. Their half-hour news program is broadcast daily at 6:30 p.m. and then again at 10:30 p.m.

Local public television station (WGBH): La Plaza, a program that features documentaries on Latin America and the Latino community in the U.S. Their programs air Saturdays at 6:30 p.m., Channel 2 and on Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m., Channel 44.