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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... Argentina , Chile , Paraguay , and Uruguay ; at times the southern and southeastern regions of Brazil are included along with parts of Bolivia , although Bolivia is typically part of Andean America . The Southern Cone region has ...
... Argentina's strong perception of greatness in South America fos- tered a sense of ardent nationalism that reduced the need for major gains from a failed effort . Fourth , Argentina's military government decided to encourage a heightened ...
... Argentina's claims , particularly when they enjoy the highest per capita income in South America . Nevertheless , the cost of maintaining control over the Falklands is extremely high : Britain deploys 1,200 military personnel to protect ...
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