"Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. The Background Notes are updated/revised by the Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs as they are received from the Department's regional bureaus" (description from website).
By the CIA. Covers brief information realted to countries throughout the world on topics including Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.
An online peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. Access articles through their website. See especially Volume 3, Issue 2, 2005 - Calypso and the Caribbean Literary Imagination: A Special Issue
"The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections" (description from website).
Available through Project Muse. "CALLALOO, the premier African Diaspora literary journal, publishes original works by, and critical studies of, black writers worldwide. The journal offers a rich mixture of fiction, poetry, plays, critical essays, cultural studies, interviews, and visual art. Frequent annotated bibliographies, special thematic issues, and original art and photography are some of the features of this highly acclaimed international showcase of arts and letters" (description from Project Muse website).