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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... BOLIVIA'S SALIDA AL MAR CONTROVERSY The dispute between Bolivia and Chile over a Bolivian coastline is one of the major disputes in South America ; the controversy is the result of Bolivia's loss in the War of the Pacific ( 1879-1884 ) ...
... Bolivia signed a treaty acknowledging Chilean ownership of the Bolivian littoral in exchange for the construction of a railroad from Arica to La Paz by Chile . For the next twenty - five years the conflict continued ; at one point Bolivia ...
... Bolivia ; even large segments of the business community support the move , where his " nationalization " amounts to ... Bolivia's poor indigenous majority now have more power than at any time in Bolivia's history , and they believe that ...
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