This title covers the major drivers of the Latin American region’s economy, including exports of agricultural products, petroleum and minerals, and manufactured goods, along with the service and tourism industries. Despite recent improvements, the Latin American economy remains dependent on commodity exports to the West, presenting a challenge to the region’s long-term future. When used in the classroom, this resource provides readers with the tools they need to analyze concepts in economics and how they affect the countries of Latin America.
Series: Exploring Latin America
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1210
ISBN: 9781680486797 (Print) 9781680486803 (E-book)