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News sources

This database provides access to the full text of newspapers worldwide. It includes a number of newspapers published in Latin American nations. Nexis also holds a significant amount of economic and investment related information. They have in-depth credit reports on companies registered in a wide range of Latin American countries and investment titles providing news comment and analysis.To see coverage, choose the browse sources option and select the name of the country.  

Also has extensive English language and foreign coverage. Emphasis upon business and trade news. No news alerts. Note the LSE is trialing this service and only has 5 concurrent log ins. If you see a log in box on the right handside of the screen you are not properly logged in. Try again later! 

Latin News Daily| 
This electronic resource contains a report of news every weekday from Latin America. There is a main update on an important story or issue and then reports from different areas of the country.

Latin American Newsletters|

This site contains a collection of reports and newsletters on political and economic developments in Latin America. It includes Latin America weekly report and regional reports from Latin American countries.

Latin America Data Base|
The Latin America Data Base consists of three news digests from the Latin American Institute of the University of New Mexico. SourceMex covers economic and political news and analysis of Mexico, NotiSur political, economic and social issues in South America, NotiCen Central American and Caribbean political and economic affairs, including Cuba.

Protesta Humana : digital Latin American newspapers|
Provides free online access to a rare collection of late 19th Century anarchist, socialist, and communist newspapers published in Buenos Aires, Argentina including: La Protesta Humana (Periodico Anarquista) and La Organización Obrera (Organo de la Federacion Obrera Argentina). It includes a searchable catalogue of full text newspapers covering topics such as socialism, elections and working conditions. Information is in Spanish only.

Latin News Daily
  • Rousseff opens up clear lead over Neves
    Development: On 23 October two opinion polls showed that Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, who is standing for re-election for the ruling Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT), opening up a clear lead of between six and eight percentage points on opposition candidate, Aécio Neves of the Partido da Social Democracia Brasileira (PSDB), head of the 26 October presidential election second round run-off.
  • Mexico: Aguirre steps down
    Development: On 23 October the governor of Mexico’s Guerrero state, Ángel Aguirre Rivero, announced he has formally requested a leave of absence to “favour the political climate” and allow investigations into the recent disappearance of students from the town of Iguala and the growing influence of organised crime in the state.
  • Peru’s Humala faces impeachment call
    Development: On 23 October an informal mining sector leader, Víctor Chanduví, called for Peru’s President Ollanta Humala to be declared unfit to govern on moral grounds.