LATIN NORTH AMERICA
RESOURCES

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Web Links


Case Studies

Bimini Island, Bahamas

Based on the resources above, argue the positive and negative impacts of recent resort development on Bimini, what course of action would you recommend at this point?


Virtual Field Trips

  1. Developing Ecotourism in Costa Rica - (Assignment Earth video on YouTube)
  2. A Glimps of Cuba - LA Times photo essay

Movies*

  1. The Panama Deception: This film presents the untold story of the 1989 US invasion of Panama, winning an Academy Award in the process.
  2. Nicaragua: A Nation’s Right to Survive: This 1983 film investigates some of the corruption found in South America, especially that of the US-backed dictatorship in this small country.
  3. Buena Vista Social Club: Take a look back at the people who made this Cuban dance and music club home to an invaluable amount of Cuban culture during the 40s and 50s in this award-winning film.

* Some are free, others are probably available through a college library (Source)

 


Chapter 5.2 Errata