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Selected Basic Resources for Latin American and Caribbean Studies: News & Analysis

News & Analysis

Access World News

NewspaperDirect PressDisplay

Same-day access to more than 1000 newspapers from the U.S. and more than 80 other countries. Includes a searchable, 60-day archive. Use the drop down menu "Select Title" to see papers organized by country or by language. Limit: 5 MSU users at a time.

Latin America Data Base. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1986-

LADB is an online news service in English, about Latin America. The service offers a searchable archive of articles dating from 1986, and current news bulletins focusing on Mexico (SourceMex), Central America and the Caribbean (NotiCen) and South American (NotiSur). Strengths are in economic and political news and analysis, including political parties and elections, economic integration, environment, human rights, and governmental and judicial reform.

Latin American Newsletters at
Leading source of political and economic intelligence. MSU affiliates have online access to the Weekly Report and four regional reports:

Andean Group
Brazil and Southern Cone
Caribbean & Central America
Mexico & NAFTA

Latin American Regional Reports. London: Latin American Newsletter, Ltd., 1986-
[Latest issues in Current Periodicals, 2 West, under title "Latin American Regional Report," then by region.]

Andean Group [HC161 .L255]
Brazil and Southern Cone [HC186 .L375]
Caribbean & Central America Report [HC151.A1 L37]
Mexico & NAFTA Report [HC131 .L374]

Brazil [HC161 .L37 1999-July 2003 only]
Southern Cone [HC161 .L256 1999-July 2003 only]

Latin American Weekly Report. London: Latin American Newsletter, Ltd., 1986- .
[F1401 .L25 Latest issues in Current Periodicals, 2 West, alongside the regional reports under the title "Latin American Regional Report."]

Briefings on key developments in Latin America, with the currency advantage of a weekly publication schedule.

LexisNexis Academic
An important news and business information resource, this electronic database collection offers the full-text of articles from major international and U.S. newspapers. Select the "News" database collection and proceed to various options, but note that most sources in the "Foreign Language News" in Spanish section are no longer currently updated.

NACLA Report on the Americas New York, N.Y.: North American Congress on Latin America, 1977-
Offers commentary and analysis of political trends and events in Latin America, especially as related to relations with the United States. Issues for1992 forward, with full-text articles from Sept/Oct 1997. Earlier print issues are available in Main Library Special Collections.

Magazines & more

Informe Académico

Full-text articles from Spanish and Portuguese-language magazines and scholarly journals make this index unique. Search results found in scholarly journals display by default; select magazines [Revistas] to see results found in popular sources.

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