There are a number of different collections on the SU Campus that may be useful for your research in Latin American Studies. To search for books and other sources within the SU Libraries' catalog, try a subject headings search using some of the terms listed below, for example. Also search the Libraries' catalog subject headings for individual countries such as Brazil, or ethnic groups such as Garifuna.
Hathi Trust Digital Library
HathiTrust Digital Library is the product of the HathiTrust, a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working together to preserve our cultural record of print materials.
Don't forget that all campus libraries have reference collections with scholarly encyclopedias, atlases, and other publications that may provide useful background information for your research.
Carlos Davila, Chilean diplomat, journalist, author. https://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/d/davila_c.htm
Larry Allen, American journalist specializing in Latin America, https://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/a/allen_l.htm
Clifford Wight collection re: Diego Rivera https://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/w/wight_rivera.htm
Grove Press Records Collection https://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/g/grove_press.htm
SU's literacy collections (e.g. Laubach, LVA) have material relating to literacy, and teaching of same, in Mexico and other Latin American countries.