Hot Spot: Latin America
Bloomsbury Academic, 28. feb. 2008 - 288 síđur
From border crime in Mexico to Chavez's revolution in Venezuela, this volume presents up-to-the-minute coverage of the key conflicts, corruption, and revolutionary movements simmering or raging in every region of Latin America. In-depth, comprehensive chapters explore drug wars, immigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability, including: The Zapatista Rebellion, the Darien Gap controversy, Evo Morales, Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) and Tupac Amaru, the Falklands, and Guantanamo Bay.
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... American Dialogue , a Washington - based think tank , “ The U.S. government views the OAS as a mechanism for building alliances with Latin American nations , gaining their support on critical issues , exerting ... Hot Spot : Latin America.
... American hot spots develop when potential threats affect the interests of the United States and the stability of Latin American democratic institu- tions . Table 1.8 summarizes the four types of problems , with emphasis on where the ...
... hot spots . There is no doubt that Latin America has some of the characteristics that serve as a breeding ground for terrorist groups ; however , the only way to put a halt to this is for countries to make changes in their judicial ...
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