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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
  • As deadline passes, Paraguay’s guerrillas are hit hard
    The deadline established by the guerrillas of the Ejército del Pueblo Paraguayo (EPP) for the release of prisoners in exchange for two hostages — 14 October — came and went without any sign that the government would budge from its refusal to comply. Instead, the government stepped up the search operations in the northern department of Concepción, which have resulted in a series of arrests. At the time of writing there had been no news about the fate of the two hostages.
  • Venezuela’s ‘routine’ budget ignores crisis
    Development: Presenting the 2015 budget on 21 October, Venezuela’s finance minister, Brigadier General Rodolfo Marco Torres, said the treasury was prepared for “whatever scenario that presents itself with the price of oil”.
  • Argentina: Tough on crime, tough on the judges
    Development: In a televised speech on 21 October Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández announced last-minute changes to her government’s proposed penal code bill, to allow the deportation of foreigners who commit crimes.