The Loyola Law Library and the Loyola Libraries system subscribe to a number of commercial databases that offer coverage of Latin America. These databases are listed below, and at right. Loyola users will need to submit their user IDs and passwords to gain access to these resources from off campus.
Newspapers may be extremely helpful when researching Latin American law topics. Westlaw and LexisNexis both have good coverage of U.S., international, and foreign newspapers. See also the subscription Access World News and Factiva databases for full-text access to newspapers. A historical archive of English and Spanish-language newspapers published in Latin America is available through the World Newspaper Archive.
The Latin American Herald Tribune is an English-language daily that is based in Caracas, Venezuela. Its website lists daily headlines by country and provides free access to an archive of articles.
See also under "Blogs & Current Awareness" within the "Web Resources" tab for additional ideas on current awareness sources.