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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The following hot spots are discussed in this chapter : Cuba's long - distance civil war ; drug trafficking and terrorism ; governance : instability and corruption ; and Haiti as a failed state . CUBA'S LONG - DISTANCE CIVIL WAR Cuba is ...
The anti - Castro sign is designed to connect Fidel Castro with terrorism , a common strategy used by Cuban exiles ... The whole notion that Cuba is a hot spot because of the tenuous nature of Fidel's grip on politics and society is in ...
A majority of Cuban Americans are in favor of a policy change in Washington , as measured by a Florida International ... After the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States , Cuba expressed solidarity with the American people , called ...
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