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A Short Historical Introduction to Capoeira
"Connecting People, Information and Ideas on Brazil through Electronic Research"
" a non-profit, non-partisan website about social development issues in Brazil."
Sections include: Agenda: Children ; Gender ; AfroBrazilians ; Labour ; Environment ; Native People ; Rural Issues ; Human Rights & Justice ; Foreign Policy ; Economics ; History ; Society ; Politics. Information & Debate: Media ; Opinion Polling ; Periodicals ; Online Research ; International Sources ; Search Brazil. Institutions: Non-For-Profit Sector ; International NGOs ; Government ; Multilateral Institutions.
- Celia Correia, Editor & Coordinator


The United Confederation of Taino People (UCTP)
"Home Page of the UCTP Affiliated Taino, Carib and Arawak Indigenous Peoples of the Caribbean Islands and the United States."


Castro Speech Database
" a database containing the full text of English translations of speeches, interviews, and press conferences by Fidel Castro, based upon the records of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), a U.S. government agency responsible for monitoring broadcast and print media in countries throughout the world. These records are in the public domain."
"It is not to be construed that this database contains all statements, speeches, and interviews made by Fidel Castro."
Latin American Network Information Center, University of Texas

Cuban Heritage Digital Collection
University of Miami - UM Digital Library Initiatives

Conflicting Missions
Secret Cuban Documents on History of Africa Involvement
"...detailing Cuba's policy and involvement in Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. The records are a sample of dozens of internal reports, memorandum and communications obtained by Piero Gleijeses, a historian at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, for his new book, Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976 (The University of North Carolina Press)."
[George Washington University] National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 67.
Edited by Peter Kornbluh

Latin American Network Information Center - Cuba


The Haitian Revolution
13-year revolution which culminated in the independence of Haiti from France in 1804.
Sections include: Introduction ; Subject Headings ; Bibliographies ; Indexes, Abstracts & Catalogs ; Scope ; Browsing Areas ; Bibliographical Sources ; Internet Resources ; Frequently Mentioned Texts ; Dictionaries & Encyclopedias.
By Joanne Spadaro, School of Information Science & Policy, University of Albany, SUNY.

Mexico - See Mexican History


The Iran-Contra Affair 20 Years On
Documents Spotlight Role of Reagan, Top Aids
Pentagon Nominee Robert Gates Among Many Prominent Figures Involved in the Scandal.
National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 210, November 2006.



George Washington University - The National Security Archive
" independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act FOIA).

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