A Geography of Hard Times: Narratives about Travel to South

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The current social status of Mexican society can be illustrated by a pyramid shape (see Figure 5.10 "Socioeconomic Classes in Mexico and Most of Latin America" ). Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers, 1998. It centers around the adventures and tribulations of the title character, El Chavo—a poor orphan played by the show’s creator—and other inhabitants of a fictional housing complex in a neighborhood, or la vecindad.
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Border Women: Writing from La Frontera

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They include a wide spectrum of advocacy and public interest groups that deal with consumer, environmental, and social justice issues. The Conference received a Message from H. Dr Boutros Ghali, Former Secretary General of the United Nations. A series about Catholic spirituality in Mexico. 57 min ea.. Large cruise ships and pleasure crafts can overtax the environment; there have been occasions where there were actually more tourists than citizens on an island.
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Science, Literature, and Film in the Hispanic World

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None more so than small settler cottages in the rural areas, constructed in a style that architects now call the Jamaican Vernacular. No Jamaican speaker's language remains at any one level of the continuum: all Jamaicans use several levels. My emphasis will be completely different. Estadistica,México: 1943, 19 p. [ULIB F 1392 N4 B271] This short book presents a general overview of the people of African descent in Mexico. On the other hand, because the once solid barrier between “master” and “slave” has today been abolished, if not in people’s unconscious at least in our ideologies and aspirations.
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The Floating Island Plays

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Video/C 4675 Presents powerful statements from students, labor leaders, veterans and church people involved in protesting the training of Latin American soldiers at the Fort Benning School of the Americas (SOA). In Brazil, the share of regional foreign-born workforce, as a measure of regional diversity, emerges the key factor to explain regional differences in human capital stock. In 2003, a study in Andean countries (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela) supported by CAF (Corporación Andina de Fomento) and CEPAL (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) was initiated with the goal of analyzing biotechnological, institutional, and human-resource capacities involved in biotechnology research and development for biodiversity utilization and generation of biotechnological products and biotrades.
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Between Civilization and Barbarism: Women, Nation, and

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Latin America: A Legacy of Oppression When the Europeans first arrived in Latin America, they didn't... realize the immensity of their actions. New York: New York University Press, 2003, 262 p. [ULIB BL 2565 F47 2003] This is a well researched and comprehensive introductory text. In the pages of his newspaper and from the platforms of organizations such as The People's Convention, of which he was a founder, Dr.
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Cause Lawyering: Political Commitments and Professional

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Proceedings of the Wörlitz Symposium, March 20-23, 1998. The GDNet regional windows are a key part of realizing GDN's commitment to decentralization and capacity building in developing countries. This institute was established at the University of Massachusetts Boston through the initiative of Latino community activists and academicians in response to a need for improved understanding of Latino experiences and living conditions in Massachusetts. Currently, the most commercialized biotechnological product in the LAC region has been transgenic seed, but it has been concentrated basically in one country.
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Mea Cuba

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The law was administered by white men anyway: the Jamaica Constabulary—established two years after the Morant Bay riots—had white officers, and the courts, while reorganized, were staffed by white and (a few) colored judges. IFAD's strategy in the Latin America and the Caribbean region includes the following elements: Empowerment of the rural poor. As to class, the landed oligarchy considers itself as mainly white; the upper-middle class is either white or light-skinned black; and the lower-middle to poor represent themselves in different ways according to regions as González describes the racial make-up of the nation (“Patterns” 110).
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History and Mythology of the Aztecs: The Codex Chimalpopoca

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These are now just beginning to reach to Central America, which was so utterly devastated by Reagan's terror wars that it had mostly stayed on the sidelines since, but is now beginning to move. For example, Protestants who participate in religious services at least once a week are somewhat more likely to oppose abortion and divorce – and considerably more likely to oppose homosexuality, sex outside of marriage and drinking alcohol – than are Catholics who attend Mass at least weekly. 2 These differing views on social issues may help explain why many former Catholics who have become Protestants say they were looking for a church that “places greater importance on living a moral life” (a median of 60%).
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From Sugar to Revolution: Women’s Visions of Haiti, Cuba,

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The reelection trend favored incumbent presidential candidates in Bolivia, Brazil and Colombia, and candidates from the ruling parties in El Salvador and Uruguay; non-incumbent candidates won in Panama and Costa Rica. Unlike the evidence from North American and Western European countries (e.g. Rating is available when the video has been rented. The owners of the mine, a Peruvian company, the World Bank, and the Newmont Mining Corp. of Colorado, claim that the problem was quickly resolved, but hundreds of people still suffer the ill effects.
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Identity in Latin American and Latina Literature: The

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The group Espacio 8 was formed in Havana at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) as a collaboration between academics and artists. Grenada, for example, is known for its nutmeg and other spices. ICMA programs have helped flood-prone communities in Guatemala assess their disaster readiness and improve their mitigation and preparedness capabilities. The impact is revealed within the individual countries, most recently, and in the regional institutions that are in the process of formation.
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