9781857430677

South America 2000

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    9781857430677

  • ISBN10:

    1857430670

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-10-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Brings together a unique combination of the latest data and detailed analysis on the region of South America, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Table of Contents

The Contributors x
Abbreviations xi
International Telephone Codes xiv
Maps
xv
PART ONE Background to the Region
Latin American and Caribbean Economies: An Introduction
3(8)
Dr David E. Hojman
Latin America: An Introduction
11(4)
Prof. P.A.R. Calvert
The Caribbean: An Overview
15(4)
Canute James
The Church and Politics in Latin America Prof.
19(6)
Kenneth N. Medhurst
Commodities in Latin America
25(4)
Dr George Philip
The Politics of Illegal Drugs in Latin America
29(5)
Philip J. O'Brien
Central America after Hurricane Mitch
34(5)
Dr. Jenny Pearce
Sustainable Development in the Region
39(6)
Ingrid Persaud
PART TWO Country Surveys
See opposite page for explanatory note on the Directory Section of each country.
Anguilla
45(2)
Antigua and Barbuda
47(2)
Argentina
49(33)
History
50(5)
Prof. P.A.R. Calvert
Economy
55(5)
Prof. P.A.R. Calvert
Statistical Survey
60(6)
Directory
66(15)
Bibliography
81(1)
Aruba
82(8)
History
83(1)
Economy
84(1)
Statistical Survey
85(1)
Directory
86(4)
The Bahamas
90(12)
History
91(2)
Prof. A.E. Thorndike
Economy
93(2)
Mark Wilson
Statistical Survey
95(1)
Directory
96(5)
Bibliography
101(1)
Barbados
102(12)
History
103(1)
Prof. A.E. Thorndike
Economy
104(3)
Mark Wilson
Statistical Survey
107(1)
Directory
108(5)
Bibliography
113(1)
Belize
114(11)
History
115(2)
Helen Schooley
Economy
117(2)
Helen Schooley
Statistical Survey
119(1)
Directory
120(4)
Bibliography
124(1)
Bermuda
125(2)
Bolivia
127(22)
History
128(3)
Prof. Clifford T. Smith
Economy
131(4)
Prof. P.A.R. Calvert
Statistical Survey
135(5)
Directory
140(8)
Bibliography
148(1)
Brazil
149(38)
History
150(4)
Dr Edmund Amann
Economy
154(8)
Dr Gabriel Palma
Statistical Survey
162(6)
Directory
168(17)
Bibliography
185(2)
British Virgin Islands
187(2)
Cayman Islands
189(2)
Chile
191(30)
History
192(4)
Philip J. O'Brien
Economy
196(5)
Philip J. O'Brien
Statistical Survey
201(5)
Directory
206(13)
Bibliography
219(2)
Colombia
221(31)
History
222(6)
David Batiman
Economy
228(6)
David Battman
Statistical Survey
234(5)
Directory
239(12)
Bibliography
251(1)
Costa Rica
252(19)
History
253(2)
Dr. Jenny Pearce
Economy
255(4)
Dr Jenny Pearce
Statistical Survey
259(3)
Directory
262(8)
Bibliography
270(1)
Cuba
271(25)
History
272(4)
Melanie Jones
Vladimir Smith
Economy
276(5)
Lila Haines
Statistical Survey
281(4)
Directory
285(10)
Bibliography
295(1)
Dominica
296(2)
Dominican Republic
298(18)
History
299(2)
Rod Prince
Economy
301(3)
Rod Prince
Statistical Survey
304(4)
Directory
308(7)
Bibliography
315(1)
Ecuador
316(26)
History
317(5)
Pam Decho
Economy
322(6)
Thomas Higgings
Statistical Survey
328(5)
Directory
333(8)
Bibliography
341(1)
El Salvador
342(21)
History
343(3)
Dr David Browning
Economy
346(4)
Dr David Browning
Statistical Survey
350(5)
Directory
355(7)
Bibliography
362(1)
Falkland Islands
363(2)
French Guiana
365(7)
History
366(1)
Phillip Wearne
Economy
367(1)
Phillip Wearne
Statistical Survey
368(1)
Directory
369(3)
Grenada
372(2)
Guadeloupe
374(7)
History
375(1)
Phillip Wearne
Economy
376(1)
Phillip Wearne
Statistical Survey
377(1)
Directory
378(3)
Guatemala
381(1)
History
382(3)
Dr Jenny Pearce
Economy
385(4)
Dr Jenny Pearce
Statistical Survey
389(4)
Directory
393(8)
Bibliography
401(1)
Guyana
402/P(21)
History
403(2)
James McDonough
Economy
405(4)
James McDonough
Statistical Survey
409(2)
Directory
411(5)
Bibliography
416(1)
Haiti
417(15)
Hitory
418(2)
Greg Chamberlain
Economy
420(3)
Greg Chamberlain
Statistical Survey
423(3)
Directory
426(5)
Bibliography
431(1)
Honduras
432(17)
History
433(2)
Helen Schooley
Economy
435(3)
Philip Wearne
Statistical Survey
438(4)
Directory
442(6)
Bibliography
448(1)
Jamaica
449(19)
History
450(2)
Rod Prince
Economy
452(3)
Rod Prince
Statistical Survey
455(4)
Directory
459(8)
Bibliography
467(1)
Martinique
468(7)
History
469(1)
Phillip Wearne
Economy
470(1)
Phillip Wearne
Statistical Survey
471(1)
Directory
472(2)
Bibliography
474(1)
Mexico
475(34)
History
476(4)
Dr George Philip
Economy
480(6)
Sandy Markwick
Statistical Survey
486(5)
Directory
491(16)
Bibliography
507(2)
Montserrat
509(2)
Netherlands Antilles
511(14)
History
512(2)
Rene Van Dongen
Economy
514(2)
Rene Van Dongen
Statistical Survey
516(1)
Directory
517(7)
Bibliography
524(1)
Nicaragua
525(22)
History
526(4)
Luciano Baracco
Economy
530(4)
Phillip Wearne
Statistical Survey
534(4)
Directory
538(7)
Bibliography
545(2)
Panama
547(21)
History
548(2)
Helen Schooley
Economy
550(4)
Phillip Wearne
Statistical Survey
554(5)
Directory
559(8)
Bibliography
567(1)
Paraguay
568(17)
History
569(2)
Prof. P.A.R. Calvert
Economy
571(3)
Prof. P.A.R. Calvert
Statistical Survey
574(4)
Directory
578(6)
Bibliography
584(1)
Peru
585(30)
History
586(5)
Sandy Markwick
Economy
591(6)
Sandy Markwick
Statistical Survey
597(6)
Directory
603(10)
Bibliography
613(2)
Puerto Rico
615(15)
History
616(2)
James McDonough
Economy
618(2)
James McDonough
Statistical Survey
620(3)
Directory
623(6)
Bibliography
629(1)
Saint Christopher and Nevis
630(2)
Saint Lucia
632(2)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
634(2)
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
636(1)
Suriname
637(14)
History
638(3)
James McDonough
Economy
641(3)
James McDonough
Statistical Survey
644(1)
Directory
645(5)
Bibliography
650(1)
Trinidad and Tobago
651(18)
History
652(2)
Rod Prince
Economy
654(4)
Mark Wilson
Statistical Survey
658(4)
Directory
662(6)
Bibliography
668(1)
Turks and Caicos Islands
669(2)
United States Virgin Islands
671(1)
Uruguay
672(21)
History
673(3)
Helen Schooley
Economy
676(3)
Helen Schooley
Statistical Survey
679(5)
Directory
684(7)
Bibliography
691(2)
Venezuela
693(30)
History
694(4)
Dr Julia Buxton
Economy
698(7)
Dr Julia Buxton
Statistical Survey
705(6)
Directory
711(11)
Bibliography
722(1)
PART THREE Regional Information
Regional Organizations
723(65)
The United Nations in South America, Central America and the Caribbean
725(29)
Permanent Missions to the UN
725(1)
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean---ECLAC
726(1)
United Nations Development Programme---UNDP
727(3)
United Nations Environment Programme---UNEP
730(3)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees---UNHCR
733(2)
Food and Agriculture Organization---FAO
735(3)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development---IBRD---and International Development Association---IDA (World Bank)
738(3)
International Finance Corporation---IFC
741(1)
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency---MIGA
742(1)
International Fund for Agricultural Development---IFAD
742(1)
International Monetary Fund---IMF
743(3)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization---UNESCO
746(2)
World Health Organization---WHO
748(3)
Other UN Organizations active in the Region
751(2)
United Nations Information Centres
753(1)
Andean Community of Nations
754(3)
Caribbean Community and Common Market---CARICOM
757(3)
Central American Integration System
760(4)
The Commonwealth
764(7)
European Union---The Lome Convention
771(2)
Inter-American Development Bank---IDB
773(2)
Latin American Integration Association---LAIA
775(1)
North American Free Trade Agreement---NAFTA
776(1)
Organization of American States---OAS
777(3)
Southern Common Market---MERCOSUR/MERCOSUL
780(2)
Other Regional Organizations
782(6)
Major Commodities of Latin America 788(23)
Research Institutes 811(7)
Select Bibliography (Periodicals) 818(7)
Select Bibliography (Books) 825(4)
Index of Regional Organizations 829

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