Pathways to the Spanish- and French-speaking worlds!
The most comprehensive site linking you quickly to any aspect of the Spanish-speaking world: http://www.lawrence.edu/fast/faresg/sites.htm
To start general research on a particular country, the CIA World Factbook: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html can be useful. You will find the most recently updated statistics and maps for any country in the world.
For a general history of Spanish language and literature:
For exploring the Latino American experience, the PBS series The Latino Americanos: http://video.pbs.org/program/latino-americanos/episodes/
For exploring African heritage in Latin America with Dr. Henry Louis Gates (includes many extra resources and activities): http://www.pbs.org/wnet/black-in-latin-america
To plan and organize your research for projects, use the Research Project Calculator: http://rpc.elm4you.org
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