Hot Spot: Latin America
Greenwood Press, 2008 - 270 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, imigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability. This is a must-have source for current coverage of trouble spots in Latin America, their origins, and subsequent development.
Over 30 security-based hot spots are analyzed within these geographical regions. They vary in severity, background, and degree of threat to the United States, the nation itself, or its regional neighbors. Hot spots covered include:
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For example , in the wake of the foiled airline plot in Britain in August 2006 , President Bush claimed that “ the country is safer than it was before 9/11 ” and that his administration has taken a lot of measures to protect the ...
In August 2006 it tested ten short - range missiles and indicated it did not intend to stop its uranium enrichment program . In a radio broadcast , one of Iran's senior clerics warned the United States of the dangers of insecurity in ...
1 ( January 2002 ) ; Monte Reel , “ Paraguayan Smuggling Crossroads Scrutinized , ” Washington Post ( August 3 , 2006 ) . In an effort to uncover money laundering by groups linked to terrorism , the United States has launched a series ...
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