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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David Dent. CHAPTER 3 Andean South America The Andean states make up a large segment of South America and include Venezuela , Colombia , Ecuador , Peru , and Bolivia . The Andes mountains , the world's longest mountain range , run down ...
... Andean governments are closely associated with the war on drugs and guerrilla insurgencies . The authors of Politics in the Andes argue that , " Since the early 1990s , the Andean region of Latin America has been the most unstable and ...
... Andean region are rooted in regional and class differences . After more than a year in power , Bolivia's president , Evo Morales , faces growing resistance from the con- servative political and business elite of Santa Cruz who want more ...
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