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Latin American Newsstand, December 7, 2007

The FIU Libraries now subscribe to Proquest's Latin American Newsstand.

Latin American Newsstand provides full-text information in Spanish and Portuguese from 41 newspapers from Puerto Rico and 11 Latin American countries, including Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil. The complete articles are available in ASCII format.

Key newspaper titles include El Universal, Mexico City's largest-selling newspaper; O Globo (Brazil ); La Nación (Argentina ); and El Mercurio (Chile ). Three business titles, El Economista (Mexico ), Valor Econômico (Brazil ), and Portafolio (Colombia ) are also important resources for researchers.

Latin American Newsstand titles (see the list of indexed papers at:
include eight Brazilian newspapers, three Mexican newspapers, two newspapers each from Argentina, Costa Rica, Peru, and Uruguay, and single newspapers from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. The remaining titles are regional magazines and wire services including Noticias Financieras financial newswire; InfoAmericas market analysis and regional economic trends; IPS-Inter Press Service news agency; El Reporte Delta weekly technology newsletter; and Business Wire Latin America.

Each issue of every newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also detailed information on sports, business, and the arts around Latin America.

Citations are available for articles in all the source publications. Abstracts allow researchers to save time by allowing them to identify the complete articles they need. Full-text articles are also instantly accessible for all of the titles.

You can find the database on the FIU Libraries Latin American and Caribbean Page (, A-Z List (,
and the Newspapers page (

Please contact Gayle Williams (, Latin American and Caribbean Information Services Librarian, if you require any further details about Latin American Newsstand.

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