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Nelson P. Valdes
Latin Americanist, sociologist, emeritus professor and specialist on Cuba and the US Southwest

Nelson P. Valdes is the creator and director of the first university computerized data base on Latin America (LADB in 1986), University of New Mexico.

He is a Latin Americanist, Sociologist. Emeritus Professor. Specialist on Cuba and the US Southwest.

He has written analytical and opinion pieces for numerous newspapers, magazines and academic journals.

He was born in Cuba.