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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George Colman , " Teachers and APPO in Oaxaca and Mexico , " Znet ( November 9 , 2006 ; http://www.zmag.org/content/print_article.cfm , accessed December 6 , 2006 ) . 41. Laura Carlsen , “ Oaxaca Fights Back , ” Znet ( November 12 ...
“ Bolivia : Morales the Bountiful , ” The Economist ( December 13 , 2006 ) . 35. Barbara Slavin , “ U.S. to Resume ... Pamela Constable , " For Bolivian Victor : A Powerful Mandate , " Washington Post ( December 20 , 2005 ) . 41.
Larry Rohter , “ Chile's Leader Attacks Amnesty for Pinochet - Era Crimes , ” New York Times ( December 24 , 2006 ) . 18. Robert Parry , “ Pinochet's Death Spares the Bush Family , " Consortiumnews.com ( December 12 ...
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