This latest, nineteenth edition of South America, Central America and the Caribbean is scrupulously revised and updated, bringing you impartial and comprehensive coverage of this vast area.
The book is divided into three sections:
Introductory articles by leading authorities cover issues of regional importance. Topics include the political landscape in Latin America, Mexico and lawnessness, Caribbean Overseas Territories in a changing world, the politics of energy in Latin America, gender and development in the region, Latin America in the global financial crisis, gangs in Central America, and trade preferences in the Caribbean.
Individual chapters on each country, which comprise:
Includes a directory of research institutes specializing in the region and bibliographies of books and periodicals covering Latin America and the Caribbean.
'Remains an exemplary reference work for students of the area.' - International Affairs
Part 1: General Survey. Latin America's New Electoral and Economic Cycles: The End of the Pink Tide? Mexico and the War on Drugs. Autonomy in the Caribbean Overseas Territories: This Far and No Further! Resilience and Transformation: Latin America in the Global Economic Crisis. The Politics of Energy in Latin America. Gender and Development in 21st Century Latin America. Trade Preferences in the Caribbean. Part 2: Country Surveys. Anguilla. Antigua and Barbuda. Argentina. Aruba. The Bahamas. Barbados. Belize. Bermuda. Bolivia. Brazil. The British Virgin Islands. The Cayman Islands. Chile. Colombia. Costa Rica. Cuba. Dominica. The Dominican Republic. Ecuador. El Salvador. The Falkland Islands. French Guyana. Haiti. Honduras. Jamaica. Martinique. Mexico. Montserrat. The Netherlands Antilles. Nicaragua. Panama. Paraguay. Peru. Puerto Rico. Saint-Barthelemy. Saint Christopher and Nevis. Saint Lucia. Saint-Martin. Saint Vincent and The Grenadines. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Suriname. Trinidad and Tobago. The Turks and Caicos Islands. The United States Virgin Islands. Uruguay. Venezuela. Part 3: Regional Information. Regional Organizations. Major Commodities of Latin America.