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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... Brazil , Venezuela , and Panama - provide sources of conflict because they are largely uncontrolled and demands for regional cooperation have been unmet . Relations between Venezuela and Colombia have been strained due to the latter's ...
... Brazil , and Paraguay , where cor- ruption and crime mix with a large Muslim population . The economic prosperity ... Brazil is the largest country in South America , occupying almost half of the South American continent and bordering on ...
... Brazil's tropical rain forest is threatened by a severe rate of deforestation , the result of agricultural and cattle industries that are cutting and burning vast stretches of land to create giant plantations to produce soybeans for ...
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