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- Amazon Interactive — Explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities.
- Americas Program: A New World of Ideas, Analysis and Policy Options — The nonprofit Interhemispheric Resource Center provides articles on Latin American issues with policy implications for the U.S. (e.g., immigration, CAFTA, and biodiversity).
- Ancient Observatories — View the ruins at Chichen Itza and explore their use as observatories at this site from the Exploratorium.
- Brazilian Embassy in Washington — Detailed information about the country of Brazil, including a section for kids.
- Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs — The U.S. State Department provides information on countries of the Americas.
- Caribbean Community Secretariat — Information on the English-speaking nations of the Caribbean and the issues they face.
- Casa Historia: Latin American Home Page — Extensive set of links on Latin American history.
- Central America: Legacies of Rebellion — A four-part BBC radio series on the history of Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, and Costa Rica.
- Cloth and Clay: Communicating Culture — The Textile Museum of Canada and Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art use artifacts to help users examine Central and South American culture, geography, and history. Teaching materials are also provided.
- Cuba News — Current news about the island nation, presented by CubaNet, an organization promoting a free press in Cuba and dissemination of information about conditions in Cuba.
- Cuba On-Line — A searchable database of information on Cuba from the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami.
- Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean — This United Nations agency promotes the economic and social development of the region.
- Embassy of Venezuela in the United States — Background information, news, and a site for kids from the Venezuelan Embassy.
- Expressions of Central America — Students can explore the art, culture, and history of Central American nations at this site from Stanford University. Example features are 100 Nicaraguan murals with discussion questions and interviews with experts on Honduran dance.
- Geographia: Latin America — An introduction to the geography, history, and culture of nine Latin American nations, including Argentina, Chile, and Brazil.
- Information Services Latin America — Information and links to sites about current events in Latin America, maintained by the nonprofit Data Center.
- Keele Guide to Latin American Government and Politics on the Internet — Links maintained by the School of Politics at Britain's Keele University.
- LASER: Latin American School and Educational Resources — This rich site provides news, lesson plans, country-by-country information, links, and an ask-the-expert feature. From Michigan State University.
- Latin America and the Caribbean — The World Bank provides this extensive site on development in the region.
- Latin American Network Information Center — Links to sites about and from Latin America, organized by country and by subject. From the University of Texas.
- Latin American Pamphlet Digital Collection — The library at Harvard presents thousands of digitized pamphlets from 19th- and 20th-century Latin America.
- Latin American Travelogues — A collection of travel accounts from the 16th through the 19th centuries; from Brown University.
- Latino History and Culture — Links to numerous Smithsonian exhibits on such wide-ranging topics as shade-grown cacao, Roberto Clemente, and Africa's legacy in Mexico. A similar page links to exhibits on Latino Art and Design.
- Life at the End of the Road — This site presents information on the land, the sea, and the people of the South American region known as Patagonia.
- Maps of the Americas — The Perry-Castañeda Map Library at the University of Texas provides this set of maps.
- Mesoamerican Ballgame — An entertaining and educational site introducing what is believed to be the first team sport, played in Mesoamerica 3,500 years ago.
- Mexico: From Empire to Revolution — Historic photographs of Mexico from the Getty.
- Mexico for Kids — The president of Mexico provides this site designed to teach young children about the history, government, and culture of Mexico through games, stories, music clips, and more.
- NewsLinks: Central American Newspapers — Links to papers in all of the Central American nations. From the NewsLinks home page, users can also link to papers from Mexico, Caribbean nations, and South American countries.
- Organization of American States — Information on economic and political issues in the Western Hemisphere.
- Pan American Health Organization — Country-by-country health data for the Western Hemisphere, from the regional office of the World Health Organization.
- Peace Corps Worldwise Schools: Latin America and the Caribbean — The Peace Corps provides a substantial set of lessons for teaching about the region.
- Political Database of the Americas — Georgetown University presents information about constitutions, civil society, courts, elections, and more about the countries of the Americas.
- Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits — This site presents 100 examples of the Latin American tradition of portrait-painting; 15 countries are represented. A teacher’s guide and glossary are provided.
- ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America — This journal published three times annually focuses on such themes as violence in Latin America, natural disasters, and global transformations of Latin American culture as seen in dance.
- Washington Post Online: Central America — News, archived articles, and blogs about Central America.
- World History — Latin America: Lesson Plans – Edsitement provides ten humanities-based lesson plans on Latin America.