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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... Darién Gap controversy ; drug wars , terrorism , and youth gangs ; governance and corruption ; Panama's canal ; and poverty and human development . DARIÉN GAP CONTROVERSY The Darién Gap is located between Panama and Colombia , a formi ...
... Darién Gap was about to become a reality . The U.S. Congress ear- marked $ 100 million for the construction of the Darién Gap highway ; Panama and Colombia were set to contribute another $ 50 million . How- ever , in 1975 a U.S. court ...
... 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 regional trade blocs have increased the interest in the ...
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