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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CASTRO'S TERRORISM IS DEAD SAS ENE OFFICICIALLY CONFIRMED FREEDOM ex FR The long - distance civil war between the United States and Cuba is captured during an immigrants ' rights protest in Little Havana in Miami , Florida , 2006.
The Bush administration rebuffed these efforts and continued its call for Castro's downfall . When asked about the president's response to Castro's offer , press secretary Scott McClellan told journalists that Castro needs to offer the ...
What happened in Cuba to bring Fidel Castro to power had more to do with the failures of the Batista dictatorship and the withdrawal of U.S. aid in 1958 than the strategies and tactics of Castro's small number of guerrillas .
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