Latin American Politics Resources

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WMU and Michigan

Globalization and the Americas: Conference at Michigan State

WMU access to the JSTOR journal service. Hints for using JSTOR.

WMU libraries

Diether Haenicke Institute for International and Area Studies



Poverty mapping




Research institutions

Centro para la apertura y el desarrollo de América Latina (CADAL), English page)

Inter-American Dialogue

Inter-Hemispheric Resources Center Americas Program

Lanic research database (UT Austin)


Latin American public opinion project

Latin American Studies Association (LASA)


Latinobarómetro public opinion surveys

North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA)

Political database of the Americas (Georgetown University)


United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Universidad de Salamanca

Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

World Bank (Latin American & Caribbean)

Longer list of international research institutions




Government sites

Latin American government websites

US Department of State Western Hemisphere Information Program

CIA World Factbook


Online news sources

Latin American news sources

US and UK news sources




Brazilink (all things Brazilian)

Brazilian Political Science Association

Ted Goertzel's FHC page