What's New Archives: September 1997
September 29, 1997
September 26, 1997
- More tourism and travel links have been added to the Aruba page, but if your trip wasn't so
wonderful, you may also file a complaint with the tourism
association's on-line hotline.
- On the Guadeloupe site, study
economic statistics or read Le Journal de St. Barth, a
weekly newspaper serving the area.
- Business and financial articles are now available on the Cayman Islands page, along with on-line
publications and an island e-mail directory.
- The new links are mostly in French, but that's the language on
the island of Martinique. Learn about
archaeology (in English and French) or the local university.
September 25, 1997
- The Trade page has been updated with the
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica of Columbia,
Business Link Uruguay, the Federation of International Trade
and the World Trade Organization. New categories include Trade
Agreements and Trade News .
- New links on the Business page
include the Grenada Industrial Development Corporation and Trade and
Investment Opportunities by the Brazilian Trade Bureau.
September 24, 1997
- For users interested in the development and history
of the Internet in Latin America, we have added links to over
a dozen additional papers on this subject. Look for them in
the Papers & Articles about Networking in Latin America
section of our Networking page.
September 23, 1997
- In February of 1998, Costa Rica will hold national elections. As a
service to LANIC users interested in following the campaign, we have
added a Political Parties & Elections section to our Costa Rica page. The section includes links to Costa
Rican political parties, presidential candidates, public opinion polls,
and general information about the electoral process.
September 22, 1997
- Several resources have been added to the Trade page, including:
- Business Link Uruguay
- Fundacion Invertir Argentina's Import Policy and Procedures
- Informes Publicados de la Secretaria de Industria, Comercio y Mineria
- Ministerio da Industria, do Comercio e do Turismo (MICT) do Brasil
- North American Integration and Development Center NAID, University of
California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
- Sector Externo, Departamento Adminstrativo Nacional de Estadistica de
- "Sinopse Economica", Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economica e
Social do Brasil
- World Competitiveness Yearbook 1997, International Institute for
- World Trade Magazine
- World Trade Organization
September 18, 1997
- Search the Library of Congress for legislation and testimony related
to Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and the
U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Also new to the Virgin Islands
page is the official government home page and a link to Congresswoman
Christian-Green's site in Washington. Other new links include the
Park Service archaeology site, the University of the Virgin Islands
library system and the Washington
Post World Reference.
- Migrant rescue statistics are available from the U.S. Coast Guard
for Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.
- The Guyana page has a number of new
entries to announce.
The Guyana WWW Handbook and the plan for Guyana's National Development
Strategy are now in the General Information section, the Stabroek
News is now in the News & Electronic Forums section, and Solutions
2000, a new Guyanese Internet Service Provider, has been added to the
WWW Servers section.
- The Suriname page continues to grow
with a number of new links, including De Ware Tijd, STVS Locaal Nieuws
and Dossier Suriname, now in the News section, and The 1996
Suriname Elections Post-election Report and
Suriname's Government by Parbo in the Government section.
September 12, 1997
- Visit the updated Cuba page, with links to
new Cuba project at Queens College and Graduate School at the City
University of New York, read
several new articles on the economy or browse through scores of links at
the Cuba Megalinks Center. Cuban youth write from Havana in Juventud
Rebelde and from Miami in Generation ñ.
September 10, 1997
- Read the government's take on the investment climate in
Barbados, or add the National Cultural
Foundation's list of this year's events to your calendar. Check out
poetry by local artists or recent news stories on Barbados by the
Associated Press and the Washington Post.
September 8, 1997
- Now you can track everything from hurricanes to politics in Puerto Rico, or shop around in the newly added
yellow pages. Catch up on Congressional legislation in the House
Committee on Resources on the debate over whether Puerto Rico should
become a state, remain a commonwealth or become independent. In a recent
El Nuevo Día survey, the commonwealth status prevailed.
- Visit the president of the Dominican Republic,
Leonel Fernandez, learn about traditional music or browse through sites
of major universities.
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