Contains Spanish and English language articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in key national and international social science and humanities journals.
One of the best resources for Latin American information sources on the Internet, LANIC provides an extensive subject directory to web sites. Categories include Education, Media & Communications, Society & Culture, Libraries & Reference, Government, Geography & Environment, Economics, and others.
Founded in 1975, COHA "...has been one of the most active and broadest-based U.S. private bodies dealing with the entire spectrum of political, economic and diplomatic issues, as well as responding to the economic and political challenges confronting the nations of this hemisphere." --Web site
"Latin American Perspectives is a theoretical and scholarly journal for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. Most issues focus on a single problem, nation, or region, providing an in-depth look from participants and scholars throughout the Americas." --Web site
Local Resources and Organizations
A handful of links to local resources and organizations here in the Twin Cities to help kick-start your research process.
CLUES is a linguistically and culturally relevant resource and service nonprofit organization that was founded by Latinos for Latinos. Their programs and services connect individuals and families to resources, skills, institutions, and systems and create an environment for people to be engaged and empowered.
Casa de Esperanza is a leader in the domestic violence movement and a national resource center for organizations working with Latin@s in the United States. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota Casa de Esperanza’s mission is to “mobilize Latinas and Latin@ communities to end domestic violence.”
MCLA is a state agency that advises the government on matters of interest to Latinos who live in Minnesota. It is a bridge of communication and collaboration between Latinos and the government, the private sector and nonprofits.