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Newspapers and Newspaper Indexes


    To access current, full-text Latin American Newspapers, use the ProQuest database Latin American Newsstand (see description below). The paper version of a small number Latin American newspaper titles received by the library are located in the Newspaper Room on the first floor of the Sterling Memorial Library. The Latin American section of the Newspaper Room is located on the right side of the room under the heading "Latin America." The Latin American Collection also has a considerable number of Latin American newspapers on microfilm. These are housed in the Microtext Room, located in the basement floor of SML.

    Latin American Newspapers

    Readex's digitized Latin American Newspapers (LAN), a part of the World Newspaper Archive, provides more than 35 fully searchable newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and elsewhere. LAN offers coverage of the people, issues, and events that shaped this region between 1805 and 1922.

    Latin American Newsstand

    ProQuest Latin American Newsstand provides full-text information in Spanish and Portuguese from 41 newspapers from Latin America and Puerto Rico. The complete articles are available in ASCII format. Key newspaper titles include Reforma and El Universal (Mexico); O Globo and Folha de São Paulo (Brazil); EL Comercio (Peru); La nación (Argentina); El Mercurio (Chile); El Nacional (Venezuela) and Portafolio (Colombia).
    Holdings: Microfilm: January 1983 June 2002. Call No: Film S1706
    A clipping service reviewing nine U.S. and British newspapers. Arrangement is by country.
    Starting in August 2007, this service is now available online: http://isla.lmi.net/ (access by IP recognition).
The following is a selected listing of Latin American newspapers in the Yale library on microfilm.
Argentina Brasil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba México Nicaragua Perú Puerto Rico Uruguay

Página 12. Holdings:

La Prensa. Holdings:


Estado de São Paulo. Holdings:


Folha de São Paulo. Holdings:

Jornal do Brasil. Holdings:


Brazilian Historical Newspapers


Mercurio. Holdings:



El Tiempo. Holdings:


Costa Rica

La Nación. Holdings:



Granma (Spanish daily edition). Holdings:

Granma (English weekly edition). Holdings:

Juventud Rebelde. Holdings:

Trabajadores. Holdings:



El Demócrata. Holdings:

Excélsior. Holdings:

Financiero. Holdings:

La Jornada. Holdings:

El Nacional. Holdings:

Reforma. Holdings:

El Universal. Holdings:

Uno más uno. Holdings:


Mexican Historical Newspapers



Barricada. Holdings:


El Nuevo Diario. Holdings:

La Prensa. Holdings:



El Comercio. Holdings:


Peruvian Historical Newspapers



Puerto Rico

San Juan Star. Holdings:


El Día. Holdings:

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World Wide Web Newspaper Gateways

For links to Latin American online newspapers, click here: Latin American News Sources
Listed below are links to U.S. and foreign newspapers currently available on the Internet.

Newspaper Databases and Indexes

This list includes full text newspapers available in electronic format as well as newspaper indexes. Lists of Yale's newspaper holdings are available at the SML Reference desk and in the Newspaper and Microform Reading Room in SML.

Factiva contains nearly 8,000 sources from 118 countries and 22 languages, and 120 continuously updated newswires.

Coverage includes:

Same-day and archival coverage of The Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, Financial Times, Handelsblatt, Les Echos, South China Morning Post, Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, Straits Times, Yomiuri Shimbun, and local newspapers from every corner of the globe.

Newswires include Dow Jones, Reuters, Associated Press, Asia Pulse, and over 120 other continuously updating industry, press release and local newswires.

Transcripts from BBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, NPR and more.
EthnicNewswatch (Stamford, CT: Softline Information)
Indexes newspapers and periodicals published by ethnic and minority presses of the Americas.
Historical Newspapers Online (Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey)
Indexes to two newspapers: The Times (London) and The New York Times. Also available in print and CD-ROM.


Latin American Newspapers in United States Libraries; a union list
(Steven M. Charno. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, [1969]. 619 p.

SML, Starr Main Reference Rm / Z6947 L3 U53 (LC)

Over 5,000 Latin American newspapers are listed by place of publication. Holdings of 70 libraries in the United States are reported.

World News Connection
Offers the latest two years worth of full text and summaries of newspaper articles, speeches, reports and broadcasts collected and translated by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Generally, the information in WNC is available within 48-72 hours from the time of the original publication or broadcast.
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