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Latin America, Illuminated: Four Research Collections

Posted on 01/03/2014

 Reflecting the diversity of Latin American and Caribbean studies today, here are four research collections spanning three centuries of regional history, issues and events.

Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876: From the American Antiquarian Society
Featuring more than 140 searchable newspapers from 22 islands, this collection chronicles the region’s evolution across two centuries through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other news items.
Latin American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1805-1922
Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries, these two series provide access to more than 280 newspapers published between 1805 and 1922 from more than 20 countries in the region, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile and more than a dozen others.
Foreign Broadcast Information Services (FBIS) Daily Reports: Latin America, 1974-1996
This U.S. intelligence archive provides firsthand perspectives on world history, governments and politics, capturing and translating reports of events as they occurred.  The Latin American module is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent regional history.
Access Latin America
This extensive collection provides more than 75 news sources from South America, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and U.S. territories. These newspapers, wire services and broadcast transcripts provide uniquely valuable coverage of local, national and regional issues and events at their source. A NewsBank Collection.

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