About the LADB

Latin America Digital Beat

Established as a unit of the Latin American and Iberian Institute in 1986, LADB has had an Internet presence since 1996. LADB is located on the UNM campus in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

LADB produces three weekly electronic publications: NotiCen, NotiSur, and SourceMex. LADB maintains a searchable database of over 28,000 articles drawn from a variety of Latin American news sources and journals, access to which (and to their archives) is available by subscription.

LADB's journalists collect Spanish language source material from Latin America and publish weekly bulletins in English, placing events in context and highlighting key developments. LADB's content is also available via academic, commercial, and non-profit libraries worldwide. LADB provides a wealth of current information related to Latin America and is accessed by tens of thousands of users every month.

Users include major research universities, small colleges, multilateral institutions, private corporations, and non-profit organizations worldwide.

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