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Latin American Post     View

The World Bank: Brazil     View
Fact sheets and articles about social and economic development and environmental projects in Brazil. Topics include Amazonian rain forests, poverty, HIV/AIDS, water, and energy. Includes details about World Bank assistance to Brazil projects, quick f ...

Mexico     View
News and features on Mexico, covering topics such as business and economy, agriculture, relations with other countries, border security, narcotics smuggling, other crime (including violence against women and organized crime), and politics. From the w ...

Brooklyn Expedition: Latin America     View
This site for children explores various facets of Latin American culture and history. Topics include textiles, animals in art, food history, ancient beliefs and rituals, and celebrations (such as Dia de la Raza -- Day of the Races -- on October 12, a ...

Nicaragua: Background Note     View
Facts and figures about this country, covering government and political conditions, people, economy, history, foreign relations, U.S.-Nicaraguan relations, and travel conditions. From the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs ... Cuba     View
This backgrounder provides an overview of Cuban business and economy, with links to articles about specific events and topics. Discusses U.S.-Cuba relations, Fidel Castro, the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, Cuban economic relations with other countries, ...

Latin American Election Statistics: A Guide to Sources     View
Contains a chronology of elections in Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. Features information on elections at the municipal, state, and federal levels from independence to ...

UW-Madison Zoological Museum: The Galápagos Collection     View
Digital collection of materials on the flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands, covering topics such as giant tortoises, birds, floral relations, and scientific expeditions. Includes an introductory essay. From the University of Wisconsin Digital Co ...

Mundo Maya     View
This online magazine is about the area formerly inhabited by the ancient Mayan culture: the Central American countries of Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador and the Mexican states of Quintana Roo, Chiapas, Tabasco, Yucatán, and Campech ...

Expeditions: 150 years of Smithsonian Research in Latin America     View
An exhibit about a variety of expeditions to Central and South America and the Caribbean and the people who made them happen. Includes images of artifacts and people, maps, and biographical essays about the explorers. Also available in Spanish.



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