Items to use for next time I teach this course.

The secret's in Guatemala's bones
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/03/magazine/the-secrets-in-guatemalas-bones.html





New York Times topics page
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/topics/

BBC News Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/

Economist
http://www.economist.com

Library of Congress Country Studies
http://www.loc.gov/collections/country-studies/

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
Latin American and the Caribbean
http://www2.etown.edu/vl/latamer.html

Congressional Research Reports listing
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/




UNITED NATIONS

WWW Virtual Library: United Nations
http://www2.etown.edu/vl/un.html

UN Internships
https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=IP

Researching the United Nations (Linda Tashbook)
http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/United_Nations_Research1.htm

Dag Hammarskjöld Library Research Guides
http://research.un.org/en

How to Cite United Nations Documents and Publications
http://brs.newsbank.com/ihelp/english/UNAD/how2cite.html

UN Structure
http://www.un.org/en/aboutun/structure/index.shtml

UN Global Issues
http://www.un.org/en/globalissues/

UN Human Development Reports
http://hdr.undp.org/en

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Select from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the top right.
http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49c3646c2.html
Columbia
http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/page?page=49e492ad6&submit=GO

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR)
Regional Office for Central America
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Countries/LACRegion/Pages/centralamericasummary.aspx
Columbia
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Countries/LACRegion/Pages/COIndex.aspx

UN Regional Economic Commissions:

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
http://www.cepal.org/en

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean
http://www.cepal.org/en/pressreleases/eclac039s-statistical-yearbook-presents-social-economic-and-environmental-overview

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Social Panorama of Latin America
http://www.cepal.org/en/publications/social-panorama-latin-america-2013

UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
http://www.uneca.org/

UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
http://www.unescap.org/

UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
http://www.escwa.org.lb/







Country--foreign relations
How to figure out which regional orgs they are in

Wikipedia: foreign relations of ...

CIA World Factbook:
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
Open all
Government>>International Organization participation

Where is a list of what each acronym means?
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/appendix/appendix-a.html

Burundi
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Burundi
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/by.html

Ivory Coast
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Ivory_Coast
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/iv.html

Ecuador
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Ecuador
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ec.html

Columbia
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Colombia
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/co.html

Cambodia
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Cambodia
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cb.html






US GOVERNMENT

WWW Virtual Library: US Government Sources
http://www2.etown.edu/vl/usgovt.html

US STATE DEPARTMENT

State Department organization [this page is terrific]
http://m.state.gov/md436.htm

State Department: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
http://m.state.gov/mc632.htm

Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs
http://m.state.gov/md198696.htm

State Department, Country Report on Human Rights Practices
http://m.state.gov/mc61127.htm
http://m.state.gov/mc1188.htm

US Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets (US Department of State)
http://m.state.gov/mc1919.htm

Mexico-U.S. Bilateral Relations (US Department of State)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35749.htm

US Embassies home [use for term paper country]
http://www.usembassy.gov/index.html

US Embassy in Mexico
http://mexico.usembassy.gov/

USAID

US Agency for International Development (USAID) [search by country]
http://www.usaid.gov/
http://www.usaid.gov/where-we-work
http://www.usaid.gov/where-we-work/latin-american-and-caribbean
http://www.usaid.gov/where-we-work/latin-american-and-caribbean/honduras

Mexico: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
http://www.usaid.gov/where-we-work/latin-american-and-caribbean/mexico

US CONGRESS

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee
http://www.foreign.senate.gov/

US House Foreign Relations Committee
http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/

Subcommittee Hearing: Advancing U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget | House Committee on Foreign Affairs - Ed Royce, Chairman
http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-advancing-us-interests-western-hemisphere-fy-2015-foreign-affairs

Research Congress: GovTrack.us
https://www.govtrack.us/start

U.S. Congress List of Commitees: GovTrack.us
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/committees/

Legislative History Resources Reference Chart — Georgetown Law School
http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/guides/legislative_history_chart.cfm

Legislative History Research Guide — Georgetown Law School
http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/guides/legislative_history.cfm

Committee Hearings - University of Chicago Law Library
http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/law/db/ref/hearings.html

DOCUMENTATION

Citing Government Documents (Loyola / Notre Dame Library)
http://guides.lndlibrary.org/content.php?pid=409107&sid=3389167

Citation Guide: U.S. Congressional Documents (Library of Congress)
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwcite.html

Guide: Citing IGO Publications (Indiana University)
http://libraries.iub.edu/guide-citing-igo-publications




WE HAVE DONE SOME OF THESE ALREADY:

A. CIA World Factbook (home page)
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments (CIA World Factbook)
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/world-leaders-1/

CIA World Factbook: Mexico [let's look at what this contains]
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mx.html

CIA World Factbook: Guatemala
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gt.html

CIA World Factbook: Honduras
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ho.html

CIA World Factbook: El Salvador
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/es.html

CIA World Factbook: Nicaragua
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/nu.html

B. Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAC) [Library of Congress]
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas/

HLAS Online Help Page
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas/help.html#basic

C. Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
http://lanic.utexas.edu/las.html

About LANIC - Site Map
http://lanic.utexas.edu/info/sitemap/

History - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/history/

Government - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/government/

Immigration - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/immigration/

Indigenous
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/immigration/

Religion - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/religion/

Transparency - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/transparency/

Political parties in Latin America- LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/politicalparties/

Political Science in Latin America - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/political/

Countries:

Mexico - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/mexico/

Guatemala - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/ca/guatemala/

Honduras - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/ca/honduras/

El Salvador - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/ca/salvador/

Nicaragua - LANIC
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/ca/nicaragua/

D. Woodrow Wilson Center Latin American Program
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/program/latin-american-program

Check out the various parts of the web site.

E. Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/program/mexico-institute

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

Transparency and the Rule of Law Series
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/transparency-and-the-rule-law-series

The Future of the American Left
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/the-future-the-mexican-left

Woodrow Wilson Center [for your country--if other than Latin America]
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/regions

F. Pew Hispanic Trends Project
http://www.pewhispanic.org/

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

G. Organization of American States (OAS)
http://www.oas.org/en/about/our_structure.asp

LibGuide for OAS (New York University)
http://library.nyu.edu/research/subjects/un-govt/oas/

CRS Report: Organization of American States
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42639.pdf

H. InSight Crime home
http://www.insightcrime.org

In Sight Crime: Mexico
http://www.insightcrime.org/mexico-organized-crime-news

In Sight Crime: Guatemala
http://www.insightcrime.org/guatemala-organized-crime-news

In Sight Crime: Honduras
http://www.insightcrime.org/honduras-organized-crime-news

In Sight Crime: El Salvador
http://www.insightcrime.org/el-salvador-organized-crime-news

In Sight Crime: Nicaragua
http://www.insightcrime.org/nicaragua-organized-crime-news

InSight Crime home [Columbia]
http://www.insightcrime.org
http://www.insightcrime.org/colombia-organized-crime-news

Center for Justice and Accountability [for those doing Columbia]
http://www.cja.org/index.php

I. Washington Office on Latin America
http://www.wola.org/

Learn More (top right)
Browse Issues/Browse Countries

Board of Directors
http://www.wola.org/about/board

Programs
http://www.wola.org/program/central_america

Press Releases
http://www.wola.org/press

J. Council of Foreign Relations home page
http://www.cfr.org/

Mexico: Council on Foreign Relations
http://www.cfr.org/region/mexico/ri376

Shannon O'Neil, Council on Foreign Relations
http://www.cfr.org/experts/nicaragua-panama-paraguay/shannon-k-oneil/b12553
http://www.cfr.org/mexico/two-nations-indivisible/p29765

K. Migration Policy Institute
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/

L. Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency International)
http://www.transparency.org/cpi2014

The National Security Archive home page
http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/




State Department Milestones home page
https://history.state.gov/milestones

Monroe Doctrine
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1801-1829/monro

The Annexation of Texas, the Mexican-American War, and the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, 1845–1848
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1830-1860/texas-annexation

Territorial Expansion, Filibustering, and U.S. Interest in Central America and Cuba, 1849–1861
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1830-1860/territorial-expansion

Blaine and Pan Americanism, 1880s/1890s
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1866-1898/blaine

Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, 1904
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/roosevelt-and-monroe-doctrine

Dollar Diplomacy, 1909–1913
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/dollar-diplo

Building the Panama Canal, 1903–1914 [as it relates to Nicaragua canal today]
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1899-1913/panama-canal

Banana Wars/Small Wars Manual
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_Wars
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_Wars_Manual

The Immigration Act of 1924 (The Johnson-Reed Act)
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1921-1936/immigration-act

Good Neighbor Policy, 1933
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1921-1936/good-neighbor

Mexican Expropriation of Foreign Oil, 1938 [nationalization theme]
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1937-1945/mexican-oil

The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (The McCarran-Walter Act)
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1945-1952/immigration-act

Alliance for Progress and Peace Corps, 1961–1969
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/alliance-for-progress

Central America, 1977–1980
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1977-1980/central-america-carter

Central America, 1981–1993
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1981-1988/central-america







APU database search using the Encylopedias
http://www.apu.edu/library/resources/databases/
Look for tutorials on YouTube

Oxford Reference online
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFfkoAAQSec&feature=youtube_gdata_player

http://youtu.be/Cv45awKEUAM

CQ Researcher
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuVe5hSNOPI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Gale Virtual Library
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNdFw5AKWhw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

http://youtu.be/YKrDk0btrf8

Sage eReference
http://youtu.be/5o-70ou_xSY





Congressional Research Service Reports

Here is the master list. Check for any more recent ones.
Congressional Research Reports listing
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/

Mexico and the 112th Congress
CRS Report RL 32724
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL32724.pdf

Mérida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 40135 (2009)
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R40135.pdf

Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence
CRS Report 41075
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R41075.pdf

U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 41349 (April 2014)
https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41349.pdf

Mexico's Drug Trafficking Organizations: Source and Scope of the Violence
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 41576
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41576.pdf

Mexico: Background and U.S. Relations
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 42917 (December 2014)
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42917.pdf

Supporting Criminal Justice Reform in Mexico:U.S. Role
CRS Report 43001
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43001.pdf



Congressional Research Service

Congressional Research Service analysts

Academic prep of the CRS people
MA in Latin America studies

a. Clare Ribando Seelke
CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs

Linkedin: Clare Ribando Seelke
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/clare-ribando-seelke/3/966/290

Clare Ribando Seelke: Providing policy analysis to Congress
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/07/AR2011020704861.html

Clare Ribando Seelke
http://www3.nd.edu/~kellogg/students/seelke.shtml

Rostro de Cristo | Walking with the poor in Ecuador.
http://www.rostrodecristo.org/

b. Maureen Taft-Morales
CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs

Linkedin: Maureen Taft-Morales
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/maureen-taft-morales/98/3b4/2aa

c. Peter J. Meyer
CRS Analyst in Latin American Affairs

Linkedin: Peter Meyer
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/peter-meyer/8/3/bb4

Biographical sketch: Peter Meyer
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/sites/default/files/Speaker%20Bios.pdf
+++++++++

Central America Regional Security Initiative: Background and Policy Issues for Congress
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 41731
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41731.pdf

Mexico: Background and U.S. Relations
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 42917 (December 2014)
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42917.pdf

U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 41349 (April 2014)
https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41349.pdf

Guatemala: Political, Security, and Socio-Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report R42580
Maureen Taft-Morales, CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42580.pdf

El Salvador: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report RS21655
Clare Ribando Seelke, CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS21655.pdf

Honduran Political Crisis: June 2009-January 2010, Manuel Zelaya
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report R41064
Peter J. Meyer (February 2010)
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41064.pdf




CRS PEOPLE

Contact them during Spring break

Send a thank you card/email from our class to CRS analysts.
Lay out name, title, email address, snail mail address, work phone number Check out their bios on
internet Call first to let them know a card and email will be coming.
Send link to my about page/APU home page so they see I am legitimate.

EL SALVADOR
Clare Ribando Seelke [what others did she do] CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs

Linkedin: Clare Ribando Seelke
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/clare-ribando-seelke/3/966/290

Clare Ribando Seelke: Providing policy analysis to Congress http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-
dyn/content/article/2011/02/07/AR2011020704861.html

Clare Ribando Seelke
http://www3.nd.edu/~kellogg/students/seelke.shtml

Clare Ribando Seelke, Author at Penny Hill Press, Inc http://biblio.pennyhill.com/author/clare-ribando-
seelke/

Rostro de Cristo | Walking with the poor in Ecuador.
http://www.rostrodecristo.org/

GUATEMALA
Maureen Taft-Morales
CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs

Linkedin: Maureen Taft-Morales
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/maureen-taft-morales/98/3b4/2aa

Maureen Taft-Morales, Author at Penny Hill Press, Inc.
http://biblio.pennyhill.com/author/maureen-taft-morales/

HONDURAS
Peter J. Meyer
CRS Analyst in Latin American Affairs

Linkedin: Peter Meyer
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/peter-meyer/8/3/bb4

Biographical sketch: Peter Meyer
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/sites/default/files/Speaker%20Bios.pdf

Peter J. Meyer, Author at Penny Hill Press, Inc.
http://biblio.pennyhill.com/author/peter-j-meyer/

++++++++++

Central America Regional Security Initiative: Background and Policy Issues for Congress CRS
(Congressional Research Service) Report 41731 http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41731.pdf

U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: The Merida Initiative and Beyond CRS (Congressional Research
Service) Report 41349 (April 2014) https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41349.pdf

CRS Report RL34112
Gangs in Central America
MS-13
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL34112.pdf

++++++++++

MEXICO

Mexico: Background and U.S. Relations
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report 42917 (December 2014)
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42917.pdf

++++++++++

GUATEMALA
Maureen Taft-Morales
CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs

Guatemala: Political, Security, and Socio-Economic Conditions and U.S.
Relations
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report R42580, by Maureen Taft-Morales
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42580.pdf

++++++++++

HONDURAS
Peter J. Meyer
CRS Analyst in Latin American Affairs

CRS Report dated July 2013

Honduras-U.S. Relations
CRS (Congressional Research Service) Report RL34027, by Peter J. Meyer
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL34027.pdf

CRS Report R41064
Honduran Political Crisis: June 2009-January 2010 Manuel Zelaya Who wrote this one
http://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41064.pdf

++++++++++

EL SALVADOR

Clare Ribando Seelke
CRS Specialist in Latin American Affairs

El Salvador: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations CRS (Congressional Research Service)
Report RS21655, by Clare Ribando Seelke https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS21655.pdf

++++++++++

NICARAGUA
CRS Report is only from 2008
Clare Ribando Seelke
CRS Analyst in Latin American Affairs
Foreign, Defense, and Trade Division

Nicaragua: Political Situation and US Relations (2008) [Congressional Research Service]
https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RS22836.pdf





Mexican History
Country Study
Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/master/frd/frdcstdy/me/mexicocountrystu00merr_0/mexicocountrystu00merr_0.pdf

Preconquest Mexico
Ancient Mexico
The Aztec

The Spanish Conquest

New Spain
Encomiendas
Colonial Administration
Socioeconomic Structures

The Road to Independence
The Bourbon Reforms
Early Discontent: Criollos and Clergy

Wars of Independence, 1810-21
Hidalgo and Morelos
Iturbide and the Plan of Iguala

Empire and Early Republic, 1821-55
The Abortive Empire, 1821-23
The Federalist Republic, 1824-36
Centralism and the Caudillo State, 1836-55
The Constitution of 1836
The Loss of Texas
The Mexican-American War
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Reform and French Intervention, 1855-67
The Revolution of Ayutla and the Reform Laws
Civil War and the French Intervention

The Restoration, 1867-76

The Porfiriato, 1876-1910
Porfirian Modernization
Society under the Porfiriato

The Revolution, 1910-20
The Early Phase
Madero's Government
The Huerta Dictatorship
The Constitution of 1917
Carranza's Presidency

The Constructive Phase, 1920-40
The Obregón Presidency, 1920-24
The Calles Presidency, 1924-28
The Maximato
Cardenismo and the Revolution Rekindled, 1934-40

From Revolution to Governance, 1940-82
Ávila Camacho's Wartime Presidency, 1940-46
The Alemán Sexenio, 1946-52
The Ruiz Cortines Sexenio, 1952-58
López Mateos and the Return to Revolutionary Policies, 1958-64
Authoritarianism Unveiled, 1964-70
Reconciliation and Redistribution, 1970-76
Recovery and Relapse, 1976-82

"The Crisis" Begins, 1982

To the Brink and Back, 1982-88
The de la Madrid Sexenio, 1982-88
The United States and the Crisis in Mexico
Economic Hardship

Carlos Salinas de Gortari: Economic Liberalization, Political Indecision
The Passing of the Torch, 1987-88
President Salinas