Latin American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1805-1922
A World Newspaper Archive Collection
Cross-searchable with America's Historical Newspapers ...particularly useful for undergraduates seeking primary sources for this time period.
A. Hicks, University of Colorado, Boulder, in Choice (October 2009)

Quick Facts

  • Online access to more than 280 newspapers published between 1805 and 1922
  • From Argentina to Venezuela—titles from more than 20 countries in the region
  • Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries and its contributing members


Latin American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1805-1922, offer unprecedented coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries, these resources provide a wide range of viewpoints from diverse Latin American cultures. Together, both series of Latin American Newspapers chronicles the evolution of Latin America over two centuries through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items.

An integral part of the World Newspaper Archive

Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries—one of the world's largest and most important newspaper repositories—Latin American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1805-1922, is a core collection in the World Newspaper Archive. Advancing research and offering opportunities for fresh insights across wide-ranging academic disciplines, the World Newspaper Archive also includes historical newspapers published in Latin America and South Asia. The Center for Research Libraries and its partners are committed to providing sustainable access to a rich and diverse set of international scholarly resources.

Ideal for students, teachers and scholars around the globe, this uniquely comprehensive online resource can be cross-searched with America's Historical Newspapers for unprecedented coverage of world history.

Latin American Newspapers, 1805-1922

The groundbreaking first series features such key publications as La Nacion, La Prensa and Vanguardia (Buenos Aires), Jornal do Commercio (Rio de Janeiro), O Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo), Mercurio (Santiago), La Prensa (Havana), El Guatemalteco (Guatemala City), Daily Chronicle (Georgetown, Guyana), La Revista de Yucatan (Merida, Mexico), La Patria, Mexican Herald and El Monitor Republicano (Mexico City) , El Dictamen (Veracruz Llave, Mexico), La Estrella de Panama and Star & Herald (Panama City), El Peruano and West Coast Leader (Lima), Port of Spain Gazette (Port of Spain), Venezuelan Herald (Caracas) and more than a dozen others.

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Latin America Newspapers Series 2, 1822-1922

An essential complement to Latin American Newspapers, 1805-1922, this second series dramatically expands the number of titles available from this region, including from some countries and cities not represented in the inaugural collection. Latin American Newspapers, Series 2 features important titles from Argentina (Buenos Aires); Belize (Belize City); Bolivia (Cochabamba, La Paz, Oruro, Potosi, Sucre); Brazil (Amazonas, Belem, Rio de Janeiro); Chile (Santiago, Valparaiso); Colombia (Bogotá, Popayán); Costa Rica (San José); Cuba (Havana); Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo); Ecuador (Guayaquil, Machala); El Salvador (Cojutepeque, San Salvador, San Vicente); Guatemala (Antigua, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango); Haiti (Port-au-Prince); Honduras (Comayagua, Juticalpa, Tegucigalpa); México (Matamoros, México City, Monterrey, Morelia, Puebla de Zaragoza, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Veracruz, Toluca de Lerdo); Nicaragua (Granada, León, Managua, Masaya, San Juan del Norte); Panamá (Panamá, Penonomé, Santiago de Veraguas); Paraguay (Asunción); Peru (Lima); and Venezuela (Caracas, Ciudad Bolivar, Cumaná).

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