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CIA World Factbook:
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Where is a list of what each acronym means?


Library of Congress Country Studies

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
Latin American and the Caribbean

Congressional Research Reports listing


WWW Virtual Library: United Nations

UN Internships

Researching the United Nations (Linda Tashbook)

Dag Hammarskjöld Library Research Guides

How to Cite United Nations Documents and Publications

UN Structure

UN Global Issues

UN Human Development Reports

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Select from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the top right.

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR)
Regional Office for Central America

UN Regional Economic Commissions:

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Social Panorama of Latin America

UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)


WWW Virtual Library: US Government Sources


State Department organization [this page is terrific]

State Department: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs

State Department, Country Report on Human Rights Practices

US Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets (US Department of State)

Mexico-U.S. Bilateral Relations (US Department of State)

US Embassies home [use for term paper country]

US Embassy in Mexico


US Agency for International Development (USAID) [search by country]

Mexico: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)


US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

US House Foreign Relations Committee

Subcommittee Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget | House Committee on Foreign Affairs - Ed Royce, Chairman

Research Congress:

U.S. Congress List of Commitees:

Legislative History Resources Reference Chart — Georgetown Law School

Legislative History Research Guide — Georgetown Law School

Committee Hearings - University of Chicago Law Library


Citing Government Documents (Loyola / Notre Dame Library)

Citation Guide: U.S. Congressional Documents (Library of Congress)

Guide: Citing IGO Publications (Indiana University)


A. CIA World Factbook (home page)

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments (CIA World Factbook)

CIA World Factbook: Mexico [let's look at what this contains]

CIA World Factbook: Guatemala

CIA World Factbook: Honduras

CIA World Factbook: El Salvador

CIA World Factbook: Nicaragua

B. Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAC) [Library of Congress]

HLAS Online Help Page

C. Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)

About LANIC - Site Map

D. Woodrow Wilson Center Latin American Program

Check out the various parts of the web site.

E. Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute

Check out the various parts of the web site. Plus:

Transparency and the Rule of Law Series

The Future of the American Left

Woodrow Wilson Center [for your country--if other than Latin America]

F. Pew Hispanic Trends Project

Check out the site. We have already used items from here and will use others.

G. Organization of American States (OAS)

LibGuide for OAS (New York University)

CRS Report: Organization of American States

H. InSight Crime home

In Sight Crime: Mexico

In Sight Crime: Guatemala

In Sight Crime: Honduras

In Sight Crime: El Salvador

In Sight Crime: Nicaragua

InSight Crime home [Columbia]

Center for Justice and Accountability [for those doing Columbia]

I. Washington Office on Latin America

Learn More (top right)
Browse Issues/Browse Countries

Board of Directors


Press Releases

J. Council of Foreign Relations home page

Mexico: Council on Foreign Relations

Shannon O'Neil, Council on Foreign Relations

K. Migration Policy Institute

L. Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency International)

M. The National Security Archive home page