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Statistical Abstract of Latin America. (Ref 318 St29) Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center, Annual.
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Historical Text Archive - Select Latin America (or other countries), for texts on colonial and national histories of most of the Latin American countries. Also includes more recent history such as Noriega and drug trafficking.
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National Security Archive - From George Washington University, browse the Latin American heading for reclassified documents from various government agencies. You can also browse by country.
Chile Documentation Project - From the National Security Archive, declassified documents relating to the CIA, Pinochet, and the military coup.
Encyclopedia of Cuba: People, History and Culture. (Ref 972.91 M366) 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2003.
Castro Speech Database - Searchable database for Castro's speeches from 1959-1966. From LANIC.
Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy: Cuban Missile Crisis - Texts of speeches, news reports and declassified documents. From Mt. Holyoke College.
Contras, Cocaine, and Covert Operations - From the National Security Archive, declassified documents relating to the Noriega, Rosa, and drug trafficking.
War in Colombia: Guerrillas, Drugs and Human Rights in U.S.-Colombia Policy, 1988-2002 - From the National Security Archive.
Americas Program - Policy briefs and analysis from the International Relations Center. Includes information on migration and health.
Doctors Without Borders - Browse stories by choosing a country of interest in the drop down menu.
Human Rights Watch: Americas - News releases, and publications.
Independent Media Center: Indymedia - Alternative news source from many different world areas, including Latin America.
The Sandinista Record on Human Rights in Nicaragua 1979-1990 - A 1992 article from Droit et Societe by W. Gordon West.
Sandinista War on Human Rights - Dated July 19, 1983, by Richard Araujo and scanned by the Heritage Foundation.
United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures - From the Library of Congress, historical interactions in the 18th century to the present.
AlterNet: Drugs - Special coverage by AlterNet-- global coverage of this topic.
Coverage of Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean - From the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, a pdf of a conference from September, 2010.
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) - An index to available publications, many of them free online, including:
- Drug War Monitor: Collateral Damage: U.S. Drug Control in the Andes
- Drug War Monitor: Coca and Conflict in the Chapare
- Drug War Monitor: Mexico's Military in the War on Drugs
- Drug War Monitor: The Push for Zero Coca, Democratic Transition and Counternarcotics Policy in Peru
- System Overload: Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America
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