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Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
Inter-American Development Bank
The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations. The IDB lends money and provides grants. It also off...
Latin American Economic System
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Its headquarters are in Caracas, Venezuela. SELA was established on 17 Oct...
Latin American Parliament
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism, integrated from the national Parliaments of Latin America, elected democratically by means of universal suffrage in countries that ratifie...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Union of South American Nations
The Union of South American Nations (Dutch: Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties - UZAN, Portuguese: Uniao de Na‡oes Sul-Americanas - UNASUL, Spanish: Uni¢n de Naciones Suramericanas - UNASUR) is an intergovernmental union integrating...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

News Releases

Canada’s only Americas think-tank to wrap up projects and close at end of September | FOCAL mènera à bien ses projets et fermera ses portes fin septem
2011-06-14
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
FOCAL, an independent think-tank created by an Act of Cabinet in 1990 to advance Canadian interests in the Americas, will cease operations at the end of September, when all obligations to funders are ...
Canadian Foreign Policy and the Coming Elections in FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas
2009-09-30
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
Featuring the impact of minority government on Canadian foreign policy, Haitian democracy, U.S.multilateralism in the Americas, Colombia-UNASUR relations, Cuban bloggers, and boosting Canada's relatio...
FOCALPoint: Focus on education challenges in Latin America, improving quality in Bolivia and Venezuela
2010-06-09
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The June edition of FOCALPoint focuses on education challenges in Latin America. It highlights the need to improve quality after significant advances were made in broadening access. Regional perspecti...
Focus on Honduran crisis, Haiti and more in the July-August issue of FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas
2010-07-07
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
This edition draws together analysts, policy-makers and development practitioners to look into current issues in Honduras, Haiti and Central America among others on themes such as democracy, energy, t...
IFJ Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia
2009-06-11
International Federation of Journalists
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia.
Le Centre Pearson pour le maintien de la paix Å#uvrera au renforcement des capacitA#s en AmA#rique latine
2009-10-15
Pearson Peacekeeping Centre
Le Centre Pearson pour le maintien de la paix (CPMP) travaillera en A#troite collaboration avec les centres de formation au maintien de la paix de lâ##AmA#rique latine et leur Association, (ALCOPAZ) a...
Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
2008-12-13
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
The April edition of FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas is out
2010-04-07
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
This edition draws together analysts, policy-makers and development practitioners to look into current issues in Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Haiti and Mexico ranging from disability to multilateralism, fr...
The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre to Build Capacity in Latin America
2009-10-15
Pearson Peacekeeping Centre
The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC) will be working with Latin America Training Centres and their association, ALCOPAZ, to enhance their ability to provide civilians, military and police support for...

Sources Select Resources

Argentina Replaces Columbus Statue with Indigenous Heroine
teleSUR
Article
2015
Aletho News
Bolivian President Evo Morales’ visit to his Argentina counterpart Cristina Fernandez Wednesday will focus not only on bilateral agreements between the two nations, but also South America's independen...
Connexions Library: Central America and the Caribbean Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Central America and the Caribbean.
Connexions Library: South America Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on South America.
Galeano, Eduardo
Wikipedia article
Article
Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist (1940-2015). His best-known works are Las venas abiertas de América Latina (Open Veins of Latin America, 1971) and Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire Trilogy, ...
IFJ Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia.
Know who you’re working for and why you’re working
Huertas, Carlos Eduardo
Article
2012
ICIJ
Colombian ICIJ member Carlos Eduardo Huertas talks about the traits of a good investigative journalist, his experience with Wikileaks and why tackling the big, important themes – and sticking to them ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
Destabilization and Regime Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corpo...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 13, 2016
Sports and Politics
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Sports and politics have always been intertwined, though perhaps never as much so as in the current era. In the modern sports era, survival and success depend largely on the favour of corporations, wh...
Out of the Backyard: New Latin American and Caribbean Bloc Defies Washington
Dangl, Benjamin
Article
2011
Toward Freedom
The CELAC meeting comes a time when Washington’s presence in the region is waning. Following the nightmarish decades of the Cold War, in which Washington propped up dictators and waged wars on Latin A...
Que es Sources?
Article
2009
Sources
SOURCES (Fuentes) es el medio interactivo que conecta a los periodistas, editores, autores e investigadores, con las Fuentes de información que necesitan para hacer efectivamente su trabajo.
The Return of the Coup in Latin America
Yepe, Manuel E.
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Venezuela and Brazil are the scenes of a new form of coup d'etat that would set the continent's political calendar back to its worst times. Meanwhile, in Argentina, the brutal model for the demolition...
The Rise and Fall of Liberation Theology in Latin America
Kovalik, Dan; Sharabani, Souad
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Liberation Theology in Latin America has been an integral part of progressive movements. The Vatican, with the support and guidance from the United States, has sabotaged Liberation Theology in Latin A...
The War on Democracy in Latin America: Interview with John Pilger
Montesanti, Edu
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Journalist, writer and filmmaker John Pilger granted this exclusive interview where he talks about the US war on democracy in Latin America. "Modern era imperialism is a war on democracy. Genuine demo...
Where the conspiracies are real
Gaudichaud, Franck
Article
2015
Le Monde diplomatique
US expansionism in Latin America, sometimes violent, sometimes discreet, played such a large role in shaping the history of the continent that many still see the "black hand" of Washington behind ever...

Sources Bookshelf

In a Time of Torment
Stone, I.F.
Book
1968
Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.

Media

Anglican Journal
National news magazine of the Anglican Church of Canada. Covering issues of importance to Anglicans.
Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
A multidisciplinary, refereed journal.
Labour, Capital and Society
An interdisciplinary, bilingual, refereed journal on labour issues concerning the regions of Africa, Asia, Latin America, Caribbean and Middle East.
Latin Life News
Showcasing the best of Canadian Latin culture.
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
TLN Television (Telelatino Network Inc.)
As Canada's leading ethnic media company, since 1984 Telelatino Network Inc. has owned and operated the TLN Television channel. TLN can be seen nationwide in over 6.2 million Canadian homes and broad...
The Upstream Journal
Information on human rights and economic justice in the Third World.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Commercial Corporation
Acts as Canada#s international contracting and procurement agency, delivering international contracting and procurement services to foreign government buyers.
Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."
Export Development Canada
EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.
Foreign Affairs And International Trade Canada
Media Relations Office The Media Relations Office maintains an ongoing working relationship with Canadian and foreign journalists in Canada. It is the departmental contact point for requests coming f...


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