Latin America


March 2002
Compiled by Ron Fuller, Bibliographer
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


Internet Resources

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All sites last accessed March 15, 2000.

Center for International Policy.
Available at: http://www.ciponline.org
Promotes a U.S. foreign policy which includes the support of democracy in Haiti, the demilitarization of Central America, and better relations with Cuba.

CIA World Fact Book.
Available at: http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
CIA maps and publications.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS).
Can be accessed through the AUL homepage in the library, the SNCOA and from selected offices on Maxwell AFB. On the homepage, select Databases and then FBIS. Older information is available at the library on CD-ROM.

Georgetown University. Center for Latin American Studies. Political Database of the Americas.
Available at: http://www.georgetown.edu/pdba
Provides a comprehensive resource of current primary source documents and political information about Western hemisphere politics.

Inter-American Development Bank
Available online at: http://www.iadb.org/
Established in 1959 to help accelerate economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Inter-American Dialogue
Available online at: http://www.iadialog.org/
Promotes informed debate on hemispheric problems through programs and publications.

Latin America Network Information Center (LANIC).
Available at: http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/epub/
http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/government/
http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/military/
http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/reference/
http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/statistics/
Links to Latin American online publications, government, military, reference, and statistics sites organized by country.

Latin American Studies.
Available at: http://www.hist.unt.edu/09w-lata.htm
Extensive links to information on Latin America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Latin American Studies Association . Links of Interest.
Available at: http://lasa.international.pitt.edu
Databases and reference sources on Latin America.

Library of Congress's Handbook of Latin American Studies.
Available at: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas
Provides access to secondary sources that complement primary sources such as those found on Georgetown University's Political Database of the Americas: http://www.georgetown.edu/pdb

Organization of American States.
Available at: http://www.oas.org/

Presidency of the Republic of Mexico.
Available at: http://www.presidencia.gob.mx
The International Page contains a brief overview in English of the organization of the Mexican Republic, including executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the government, and information on Mexican culture.

Summit of the Americas Center. AmericasNet.
Available at: http://www.americasnet.net/
Hemispheric trade negotiations can be tracked here.

U.S. Army. Strategic Studies Institute Homepage.
Available at: http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usassi/welcome.htm
Strategic Studies Institute database of studies and analyses is searchable by keyword.

University of New Mexico. Latin America Database.
Available at: http://ladb.unm.edu/info/links/
Contains links sorted into such categories as politics, statistics, scholarly resources, NAFTA and MERCOSUR.

Zona Latina.
Available at: http://www.zonalatina.com/Zlcourep.htm
A valuable site with country information and numerous links to general resources plus specialized sites such as CARICOM, NAFTA, MERCOSUR, Pan American Health Office, OECD, Center for Latin American Capital Markets Research and more.


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