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

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

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

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/






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/

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

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