WorldViews LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN is a regional division of WorldViews. Known formerly as Third World Resources, WorldViews endeavors to gather, organize, and publicize information and resource materials that deal with issues of peace and justice in world affairs. Our particular concern is with the emerging nations of Africa, Asia and Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East.


WorldViews LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN has four components:

Resource Center

Latin America and Caribbean-related materials in the WorldViews Resource Center include books, periodicals, pamphlets, curriculum materials, vertical files of information on Latin America and Caribbean-related nongovernmental organizations, and catalogs and directories of films, videos, audiotapes, compact discs, and educational CD-ROMs.

All WorldViews resources are available to the public by special appointment only.

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Latin America and Caribbean-related print and audiovisual resources are reviewed and annotated in all of the publications produced by WorldViews. These include a quarterly magazine, directories, and a regional guide with contact information for more than 250 Latin America and Caribbean-related international organizations.

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Search and Document Delivery Services

Those outside the San Francisco Bay Area who are unable to come in person to use the Latin America and Caribbean-related resources at the WorldViews Resource Center, can access the resources by contacting the staff of WorldViews directly. Sliding-scale fees are charged for these search and document delivery services.

Typical search requests from the WorldViews resource collection would be:

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Electronic Information Services

WorldViews LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN produces electronic versions of its resource information in a variety of formats, including an Internet Web site, gopher files, a "conference" on the Institute for Global Communications system, a News Xpress newsgroup, and a Wide Area Information Server (WAIS).

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For more information contact
WorldViews: SAN 298-2528

WorldViews Web pages are hosted by the Institute for Global Communications
The WorldViews Web site was composed by Tom Fenton with expert graphics design assistance from Jacqueline Neuwirth.