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CRL's new focus on digitization of Latin American materials has begun to expose a wealth of resources for cultural and political studies.
New funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable CRL and international partners to expand access to source materials for area and international studies. 
The Latin American Materials Project (LAMP) has microfilmed issues from 1992 of the New York City newspaper Listín USA, which covered the Dominican community there.
LAMP recently microfilmed the contemporary Mexican newspaper El Diario de Juárez for the years 2008-2010.
LAMP (Latin American Materials Project) has digitized the Brazilian newspaper Diario de Pernambuco from the University of Florida's microfilm collection.
CRL’s six Area Materials Projects increasingly embrace digitization as a mechanism for preservation and access.
LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) has microfilmed seven Bolivian newspapers from the late 19th century.
LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) has acquired microfilm of the years 1908–31 of the popular Peruvian weekly publication Variedades.
LAMP has provided funding for the digitization of the Brazilian newspaper Diario de Pernambuco.
LAMP collaborated with several Brazilian institutions to preserve archival material related to the life of Abdias do Nascimento (1914–2011), an important Afro-Brazilian artist, activist, scholar, and politician.
LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) funded the digitization of a collection of Puerto Rican Civil Court Cases held by the University of Connecticut.
LAMP and the University of Texas have duplicated 600 serials from the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin.
LAMP is funding the digitization of Puerto Rican court documents at the University of Connecticut.
Records of Brazil’s Supreme Military Tribunal, protected by LAMP for 25 years, will be digitized in Brazil.
LAMP has acquired a microfilm collection of approximately 88,000 pages of manuscript songs, legends, nursery rhymes, and traditional stories from rural Argentina.
LAMP will hold its Annual Business Meeting on May 28, 2011, in Philadelphia.
LAMP will meet on July 23, 2010, 7–9:30 p.m. in Providence, R.I.
Included in the collection are La Semana from Colombia and Publicaciones del Archivo Histórico de la Provincia de Buenos Aires from Argentina.
The collection features such titles as Novo Correio de Modas (1852–54), O Sexo Feminino (1873–89), and A Mai de Familia (Jan 1879–Dec 1888).
The Latin American Microform Project (LAMP) has completed filming of rare Paraguayan newspapers from the collection of the University of Connecticut. The four titles (La Opinión, La Patria, El Pueblo, and La Unión) were published in Asunción in the 1890s, during the early days of rule by the Partido Colorado (founded in 1887). The papers represent the divergent opinions of the two dominant political parties during the first Colorado Era.