Latin America

March 2002
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL

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Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book


Anuario Estadistico de America Latina y el Caribe; Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean. 1996. Santiago, Chile, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2000. 772 p.
Book call no.: R 318 A636 2000

The Europa World Year Book, 2001. 42nd ed. London, Europa Publications Limited, 2001. 2 vols.
Book call no.: R 940.503 E892 2001

Foreign Military Markets: Latin America & Caribbean. Newtown, CT, Forecast International, 1998. 1 vol.
Reports on various countries include information on economy, government, budget, military posture, etc. Updated as required.
Book call no.: R 338.476234 F7141

Global Studies: Latin America, edited by Paul B. Goodwin, Jr. 8th ed. Sluice Dock, Guilford, CT, Dushkin/McGraw-Hill, 2000. 214 p.
Book call no.: R 980 G562 9th ed 2000

Jane's Sentinel: Central America and the Caribbean: Security Assessment. December 2000-May 2001 ed. Coulsdan, Surrey, Jane's Information Group, 1997. 1 vol.
Book call no.: R 972.8053 J33 2000 Dec - 2001 

Latin America Monitor: Andean Group.
A monthly newsletter, published in London, that surveys the political and economic status of Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia.
Book call no.: R 980.005 L357

Latin America Monitor: Southern Cone.
A monthly newsletter, published in London, that surveys the political and economic status of Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
Book call no.: R 980.005 L357

Political Risk Yearbook: South America, Volume 3. East Syracuse, NY, PRS Group, 2001. 1 vol.
Book call no.: 980.037 P769 2001

South America, Central America, and the Caribbean, 2002.. 10th ed. London, Europa Publications, 2001. 930 p.
Book call no.: R 980.003 S726 10th ed 2002 

South American Handbook, edited by Ben Box. Lincolnwood, IL, Passport Books, 2001. 1664 p. (Footprint handbooks)
Book call no.: R 318 S72 77th ed 2001

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. 10th ed. Detroit, Gale, 2001. 5 vols.
Volume 3: Americas
Book call no.: R 031 W927 2001 v.3


Published by the Organization of American States.

Caribbean Affairs.
Features information, issues, and events in the Caribbean Basin from Brazil, Suriname and the Guineas in the South, to Mexico, the Bahamas and Cuba in the north.

Central America Report.
A weekly report of the major political and economic news of the countries of Central America.

Cuadernos Americanos.
Covers politics, culture, philosophy, and literature of Latin America.

Diario Las Americas. (Newspaper)
Also available at:
General interest newspaper published in Miami in the Spanish language.

Published three times a year by the Latin American and Caribbean Central Florida University. Tries to promote debate on problems, initiatives, and achievements of the Americas.

Hispanic American Historical Review.
Contains articles and book reviews on subjects dealing with Latin American history and culture.

Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs.
Explores contemporary issues and problems facing nations in the Western Hemisphere.

Journal of Latin American Studies.
Focuses on the anthropology, geography, history, economics, international relations, politics, and sociology of Latin America

Latin American Perspectives.
Discusses issues relating to capitalism and socialism.

Latin American Research Review.
Scholarly articles, research reports, notes and review essays to promote and expound studies of Latin American culture, politics, and economics.

Latin American Weekly Report.
Also available at:
A weekly report of current political, economic, and trade issues in the countries of Latin America.

NACLA: Report on the Americas.
Also available at:
The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) provides coverage of political, social, and economic conditions in Latin America, including opposition movements, the impact of U.S. foreign policy, and historical and cultural issues.

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