Latin American Studies for Community Colleges

Psychology 150

Pan American Health Organization

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), founded in 1902, is the world’s oldest international public health agency. It provides technical cooperation and mobilizes partnerships to improve health and quality of life in the countries of the Americas.

World Health Organization-Latin America and the Caribbean

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

 

GlobalHealth.gov

The Office of the Americas provides health and human services policy advice and leadership, and coordination and support of Health and Human Services interaction with countries in the Americas region.

English 111

Borges Center 

Comprehensive site on Jorge Luis Borges at the University of Pittsburg including full text articles on literary criticism.

Violence in Latin American literature

Catalog search for materials related to the discussion of violence in Latin American literature.

Cultural Studies Latin America

Find material in the catalog related to cultural studies and Latin America.

 

Sociology 210

WOLA- Washington Office on Latin America

WOLA promotes human rights, democracy, and social justice by working with partners in Latin America and the Caribbean to shape policies in the United States and abroad.

HuriSearch

Human Rights search engine that searches over 5000 human rights web sites

Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)

Web sites related to Latin American immigration and migration. Hosted by UT-Austin.

Latin America Press

Comunicaciones Aliadas is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lima, Peru, specializing in the production of information and analysis about events across Latin America and the Caribbean with a focus on rights, while strengthening the communications skills of local social leaders.

General Film Databases

Librarian for Latin America, Iberia and Latina/o Studies

Teresa Chapa
Contact:
Davis Library Global Resources & Area Studies

(919) 962-3948

Communications 231

Interamerican Development Bank-Gender and Diversity

The IDB´s Gender and Diversity Division (GDI) was created in 2007. Its mission is to promote gender equality and support development with identity for African descendants and indigenous peoples in the Latin America and the Caribbean region through policy and strategic guidance, as well as technical assistance and training programs.

Climate Change Latin America

Search Google Scholar for articles and chapters on climate change.

Human Traficking Latin America Catalog Search

Search the catalog for contemporary issues.

Latin America Press

Comunicaciones Aliadas is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lima, Peru, specializing in the production of information and analysis about events across Latin America and the Caribbean with a focus on rights, while strengthening the communications skills of local social leaders.

Biology 110

Global Water Partnership

GWP takes a thematic approach to water security and supports programme implementation in six key areas of development: climate change, transboundary cooperation, food, urbanisation, energy, and ecosystems.

Interamerican Development Bank

Information on agriculture in Latin America

The Latin American Alliance for Global Health (ALASAG)

Useful publications available from this group on global health related issues.

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