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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
  • ‘Milking’ of pipelines creates fuel supply problems in Mexico
    Development: On 2 July Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), claimed that staff are working around the clock to ensure that petrol stations are adequately supplied after admitting that the theft of fuel from its pipelines had led to supply problems in eight states in the north and west of the country.
  • Brazil: Supreme court judge criticises vote on criminal age bill
    Development: On 2 July Marco Aurélio Melo, one of Brazil’s supreme court judges, criticised the way in which the chamber of deputies of the federal congress reduced the age of criminal responsibility.
  • Argentina: Lorenzetti summons key judges
    Development: On 2 July Argentina’s supreme court president, Ricardo Lorenzetti, summoned the presidents of all federal appeals courts to a meeting next week after many judges expressed their “concern” over government intervention in judicial appointments.