The Political Database of the Americas (PDBA) is a non-governmental project of the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University. The PDBA offers centralized and systematized information about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies and other subjects related to the strengthening of democracy in the region.
Provides access to a wide range of ministerial and presidential documents from 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. The Archive contains copies of the Web sites of approximately 300 government ministires and presidencies. Content in the Archive includes not only the full-text versions of official documents, but also original video and audio recordings of key regional leaders. Archive contents include thousands of annual and "state of the nation" reports, plans and programs, and speeches.
Publisher of the NACLA Report on the Americas, the NACLA website offers original reporting, analysis and commentary on Latin America from the web, and hosts an archive of their previously published material. Their archive is searchable, however full text is not freely available. UTSA Libraries have print copies of the NACLA Reports which you can scan or photocopy.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
INEGI is the official Mexican government web site for census, statistical and geograhic information. The site contains data on economics, population, geography and other data. Search UCAT under Keyword "INEGI" OR "Instituto Nacional de Estadistica" for more
The primary reference tool to the world's population literature. It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. This website provides a searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts of demograhic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000. Citations only.
Information about the organization's history, charter and organizational structure. The four "pillars" of the OAS are democracy, human rights, security, and development. The website also provides links to resources on these topics.
Most recent edition is 2002. Quantitative information on Geography, Land Use and Tenure, Transportation, Communication, Demography, Population, Health, Education, Military, Labor Force, Migration, Drugs and Crime. Table references can be used to locate other sources of information.
Historical statistical tables on Latin America and the Caribbean compiled from official sources. Areas covered include Population and Vital Statistics; Labor Force; Agriculture; Industry; Trade; Transport and Communications; Finance; Prices; Education; and National Accounts.
Provides access to more than 850 statistical development indicators, with time series for 227 countries and 18 country groups for the years 1960 through current -1 year. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators. Results can be scaled, indexed against a particular year, viewed by percentage change, and charted.