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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... 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 ) , which left the country landlocked and bitter over the treaties ...
... Chile left a residue of remorse and resentment among Bolivians who regard the diplomacy engineered by both Chile and the United States as unfair . Throughout the twentieth century a number of diplomatic efforts were made to resolve the ...
... Chile or export it through Chilean ports in exchange for winning access to the sea . With- out full diplomatic ... Chile and Bolivia and between Chile and Argentina carry the potential for governments to engage in xenophobic responses ...
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