Directories = quality, preselected resources cataloged by humans, fewer results, one hit per website.
"The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) is affiliated with the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin." "LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. Our target audience includes people living in Latin America, as well as those around the world who have an interest in this region."
Handbook of Latin American Studies Online from the Library of Congress. A selective annotated bibliography of scholarly monographs, journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, and electronic resources dealing with Latin America.
Selected Internet Sources from the Latin American Collection at Yale University
Latin American Studies Resources from the University of Texas Libraries