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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David Dent. CHAPTER 2 Central America Central America is the southernmost region of North America , which connects North America with South America . Its geopolitical divisions have changed over time as a result of international ...
... Central American isthmus brought renewed focus on the Darién region . The Darién Gap is one of the five major interoceanic routes in Central America that have been con- sidered as alternatives to the Panama Canal . The growing number of ...
... Central America and Mexico Gang Assessment " ( Washington , D.C .: USAID , April 2006 ) . 7. WOLA , “ Gang Violence in Central America , " Washington Office on Latin America ( March 4 , 2006 ) . 8. " Central America's Street Gangs Are ...
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