Country Profiles (Caribbean, Latin America, Portugal & Spain)
Digital Reference Resources
Second edition (2008) of this authoritative, specialized encyclopedia. Completely searchable full-text reference source.
Europa World Plus [Online]
Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of countries and global regions. Contact information for political, business, media, and cultural agencies and officials, including international organizations.
Oxford Handbook of Mexican Politics [Online]
Edited by Roderic Ai Camp. Online edition of this 2012 publication. Part of the Oxford Handbooks Online database.
Contains entries on countries and territories around the world. It covers each country's political parties and includes names of key ambassadors, international memberships, and profiles intergovernmental organizations.
A reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.
Country Reports and Profiles produced by the same company that publishes the Economist weekly magazine. Online archive of these weekly, monthly and annual reports.
(University of Miami) A full-text, searchable database that contains current economic, demographic, political, historical and business information on Cuba.
Full-text sources from and about Latin America, including government publications, news, political, economic and financial sources.
LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. Edited at the University of Texas-Austin.
Daily and weekly political, economic, regional, and security reports in English and Spanish. Archives from 1960s - present.
Magazine on domestic developments in Latin America and the Caribbean and their relations with the United States. Issued 5x yearly.
North American Congress on Latin America's Report on the Americas. A biweekly source of analysis and news on Latin American Affairs.
Archive of news digests covering Latin American countries from 1985 to the present. Articles cite original sources in Latin American newspapers, so you can use this database to identify articles in the Latin American press. You must specify beginning and end dates for searches.
ISLA assembles news from major sources and organizes stories by country.
Using Subject Headings
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Knowing the correct Library of Congress Subject Heading can greatly improve your results. Here are some possible headings to help you improve, expand or narrow or search. To use them, do a "Subject" search in CLIO, WorldCat, or HLAS Online.
- Sustainable Agriculture - country name
- Sustainable development > Caribbean Area
- Sustainable development > Latin America
- Sustainable Development - country name
- Economic development > Latin America
- Environmental policy - country name
- Environmental protection - country name
- country name - Economic conditions
- country name - Politics and government
- Latin America > Social policy.