What's New Archives: April 1996
April 30, 1996
April 29, 1996
- A link to Robert Beard's directory of On-line Dictionaries has been
added to LANIC's Reference page.
- The sites of Pangaea and Luso Brazilian Books have
been added to our Publications page.
- The Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO is
now linked from the Academic Research Resources section of the Chile page.
- Three new sites have been added to the list of WWW Servers on our Colombia page: SIN
Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA) and the Politecnico
Colombiano Jaime Isaza Cadavid.
- The World Health Organization (PAHO) and the Camara de Comercio e
Industria de Cortes have new websites in
- The Belize Network has been added to our list of WWW servers in
- A link to the Augusto Cesar Sandino page has been added from our
- Casa Alianza has been added to the
April 24, 1996
- The Economic Guide for Investors interested in Colombia,
containing extensive economic data and relevant policy analysis, has been
from the Economy page.
- A new WWW edition of the daily newspaper El Comercio can now
be reached from our Ecuador page.
April 23, 1996
- Interested in the latest news from Brazil? UT-LANIC's Brazil service
establishes a new link to Brazilian mass media, including book publishers,
television, and newspapers. What's especially interesting is the on-line
appearance of regional newspapers such as Diario do Nordeste for the
first time. See A Banca Tai for details.
- Mexico's art is
proliferating on the Net. Check out the Artes e Historia-Foro Virtual
April 22, 1996
- Honduras This Week has a new electronic edition accessible
from our Honduras
- Guatemala Weekly (in English) is now listed in the News
section of our Guatemala page.
- Central American News has been added to our
April 19, 1996
- A link to "Welcome to Puerto Rico," a homepage assembled by Magaly
Rivera, has been placed in the General section of the Puerto Rico page.
have added a link
page to the new web site of La Prensa.
April 18, 1996
- A link to Puerto Rico Internet, a provider of internet services and
support, can be found on the Puerto Rico page.
- The Cayman Islands World Wide Web has been added to the Travel
section of the Cayman
- Two additions have been made to
our Colombia page:
Colnodo, the Asociacion Colombiana de ONGs para la Comunicacion
via Correo Electronico, and Noticias Economicas, news on
economics and finance provided daily by the periodical "El Colombiano."
April 17, 1996
- The Venezuela Network (Asociacion de Venezolanistas) has been
added to our Venezuela page.
April 16, 1996
- The Honduras page
has a new link to the CODEH, Comite para la Defensa de los
Derechos Humanos en Honduras
April 15, 1996
- The Dominican Republic
page has been updated with the following links:
Economy: Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo -
General: Paginas Dominicanas por Moycee Polanco; and Proyecto
Biodiversidad Costera-Marina de Republica Dominicana
Government: Junta Central Electoral; and Political Parties
from the Georgetown Center for Latin American Studies
Network & Information Services: rep-dom.com, an internet
News & Periodicals: Diario Electronico Dominicano
WWW Servers: Junta Central Electoral
- A gopher menu of various pieces of Legislacion Chilena is now linked
from the Government section of the Chile page.
April 13, 1996
- The Secreteria de Salud maintains a bilingual page under the
Goverment section of our Mexico page.
- Brazil Week at UT-Austin is happening now. Read all about Brazilian
culture, researchers and events at UT-Austin on our Brazil page.
- The Brazil page now
to a major gateway known as the Centro de Informacoes- Internet Brasil.
April 12, 1996
- The Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de Honduras
Homepage is now listed on our Honduras page.
April 10, 1996
- The Cuba page has
been updated with two new links. La Pagina de Silvio Rodriguez can be
found in the Arts section, while the homepage of The Cuban American
Foundation can be located under Other Resources.
- A Politics
section was added to the Mexico page. It includes
Coyuntura Analisis y Debate de la Revolucion Democratica,
maintained by the PRD
Documents on Mexican Politics, an eclectic and significant
collection of essays
Grupo Parlamentario del Partido Accion Nacional GPPAN
- Some new WWW servers from the Universidad Autonoma system in Mexico:
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur
Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua UACh
Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila
Universidad Autonoma de Morelos
- And there's a new link called Proverbios, Frases y Citas under
the Arts & Humanities section of the Mexico page. It has some
choice quotes from famous people on topics ranging from "Amistad" to
April 9, 1996
- Abstracts of New Works in Brazilian Studies are now available through
our Brazil page.
The first offering is entitled Sustainable Settlement in the Brazilian
Amazon by Anna Luiza Ozorio de Almeida and Joao S. Campari.
- Full text of the following papers have been added to our LASA95 Pilot Project page:
- Links to the Charles Darwin Research Station, and to the Universidad
Tecnologica Equinoccial, have been added to our Ecuador page.
- Three new
links have been added to our Colombia page: REDNET, an
Internet Service Provider, in the "Network and Information Services"
section; Corporacion de Turismo del Valle de Cauca in "Travel & Tourism";
and the Universidad Nacional, under "WWW Servers".
- Detailed information on Peru's agricultural sector compiled by
PeruNet al Dia can now be located on the Agriculture
page. Look for the link under Government Resources.
- PeruNet al Dia's homepage is linked from the Peru page under
the subheading General. Economic data extracted from PeruNet is located
in the Economy section of the Peru page. A link to the Corporacion Andina
de Fomento - CAF, a financial institution that acts as a bridge between
international financial markets and the Andean region, has been placed
in Peru's Business & Finance section.
April 5, 1996
- Several new links have been added to the Peru page. Look for the
Comision de Derechos Humanos y Pacificacion and the Ministerio
de Justicia, both in the Government Section. Under General, you
will find a link to Derechos Humanos en Peru, assembled by
Spain based Equipo Nizcor.
- The Jamaica page
includes a link to the Agreement Establishing the Caribbean
Development Bank, a United Nations Agreement signed in Kingston,
Jamaica in 1969.
- The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research -
CGIAR, part of the World Bank, is linked from the International
Resources section of the Agriculture page.
- Network & Information Services now appear on the
Uruguay page. Various
Internet services are provided through the Administracion Nacional
de Telecomunicaciones del Uruguay.
- The Uruguay page
new links to Uruguayan perspectives on Mercosur, and information related
to Travel and Tourism.
- Guatemala Unlimited and Guatemala on Shortwave
are two new resources now listed on our
- A link to the BCIE (Banco Centroamericano de Integracion Economica)
has been added to our Honduras page.
- La Prensa Grafica is now reachable from our
El Salvador page.
- Revista Vistazo is a new web publication produced in
- The Agriculture
page has several new links: Instituto
Interamericano de Cooperacion para la Agricultura; Red Interamericana de
Agricultura y Democracia; Sociedade Nacional de Agricultura -
SNA; Centro de Ensino e Pesquisa em Agricultura, Universidade de
Campinas; Instituto Superior de Agricultura, Dominican Republic.
April 3, 1996
- The Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) has been added
our Mexico page. It includes the
Nueva Ley del Seguro Social as well as commonly asked questions about it.
April 2, 1996
- As part of our efforts to promote communication and information
exchange among the Latin American Studies community, UT-LANIC has
implemented a new facility for browsing and posting Conference
Announcements on the World Wide Web. If you have an announcement for
an upcoming conference related to Latin American Studies, follow the
posting instructions on this page. Users can also browse the directory to
find out more about upcoming, as well as past, events.
- 7 Días is now linked from our
- A link to the Universidad Centroamericana de Managua has been added
to our Nicaragua
- Our Honduras
page has been updated with links to the following sites:
Apoyo Popular de Honduras
La Ciudad de Gracias
The First Virtual Museum of Art of Honduras
Honduras Travel Report
Honduras Project (SAMS)
19th Century Honduras
Tofino Expeditions Ltd
World Neighbors Projects in Honduras
April 1, 1996
- University College of Belize has been added to our
- UNICEF's area office for Peru and Paraguay has been linked from the
Peru page. Look under the
- Cinema page
updated with two new links to Chilean web pages: Cine, Arte y Movimiento
from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica and Pantalla Magazine.
- The Latin American Political Database at Georgetown University has
assembled a page comparing constitutional mandates for the Fuerzas
Publicas of various Latin American countries. Follow the link from our Military page.
- The Costa Rica page
contains a new link to the Rainforest Outward Bound School.
- The US-Mexico
subject directory now links to the Texas Centers for Border Economic and
Enterprise Development (TCBEED) page, maintained by Texas A&M
International University in Laredo, Texas. It aims to provide
and technical assistance" on the business community of the US-Mexico
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