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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A majority of Cuban Americans are in favor of a policy change in Washington , as measured by a Florida International University Poll that found 65 percent of Cuban Americans polled supported a dialogue with the Cuban government and 55 ...
The United States has not grasped the fact that for many Cubans the real appeal of the Cuban Revolution is its nationalistic orientation and that the more attempts are made to destroy it , the stronger and more legitimate it gets .
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