The journal Literature of the Americas joined the Budapest Open Access Initiative. Thereby we provide all readers with free access to the journal content that, according to BOAI declaration, “permit[s] any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose” without a preliminary request from the author or publisher.