Accession Number : ADA335593

Title :   JPRS Report, Latin America, Reference Aid Abbreviations and Acronyms in the Latin American Press.

Corporate Author : JOINT PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH SERVICE ARLINGTON VA

PDF Url : ADA335593

Report Date : 07 JUN 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 545

Abstract : Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) and Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) publications contain political, economic, military, and sociological news, commentary, and other information, as well as scientific and technical data and reports All information has been obtained from foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, books, and periodicals. Items generally are processed from the first or best available source, it should not be inferred that they have been disseminated only in the medium, in the language, or to the area indicated. Items from foreign language sources are translated; those from English-language sources are transcribed, with personal and place names rendered in accordance with FBIS transliteration style. This report consists of a list of abbreviations and acronyms found in the Latin American press. It includes entries from the Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English-speaking areas.

Descriptors :   *LATIN AMERICA, *ABBREVIATIONS, REPORTS, TRANSLATIONS, PERIODICALS, NEWSPAPERS, FOREIGN LANGUAGES.

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE