Published annually, this 20th edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously revised and updated, this edition has been collated and compiled by Europa’s experienced editorial team and also includes contributions from specialists on the region.
There is a vast amount of political and socio-economic information reflecting events of the last twelve months:
The book is divided into three sections:
Essays written by acknowledged experts on the area provide an impartial General Survey of the region. Subjects covered include: Autonomy in the Caribbean Overseas Territories; Continuity and Change in Latin America; The Politics of Energy in Latin America; Regional and International Trade Partnerships in the Caribbean; Drugs, Violence and Insecurity in Mexico; Food Security in Latin America.
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.
Countries covered in this edition
Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Bolivia; Bonaire; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; El Salvador; Falkland Islands; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Saba; Saint-Barthélemy; Saint Christopher and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint-Martin; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sint Eustatius; Sint Maarten; South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States Virgin Islands; Uruguay; Venezuela.
'Remains an exemplary reference work for students of the area.' - International Affairs
Part 1: General Survey. Latin America's Political Landscape. Drugs, Violence and Insecurity in Mexico. Autonomy in the Caribbean Overseas Territories. The Politics of Energy in Latin America. Natural Hazards in the Caribbean. Part 2: Country Surveys. Anguilla. Antigua and Barbuda. Argentina. Aruba. The Bahamas. Barbados. Belize. Bermuda. Bolivia. Bonaire. Brazil. The British Virgin Islands. The Cayman Islands. Chile. Colombia. Costa Rica. Cuba. Curacao. Dominica. The Dominican Republic. Ecuador. El Salvador. The Falkland Islands. French Guyana. Haiti. Honduras. Jamaica. Martinique. Mexico. Montserrat. Nicaragua. Panama. Paraguay. Peru. Puerto Rico. Saba. Saint-Barthelemy. Saint Christopher and Nevis. Saint Lucia. Saint-Martin. Saint Vincent and The Grenadines. Sint Eustatius. Sint Maarten. 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.