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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... Evo Morales , faces growing resistance from the con- servative political and business elite of Santa Cruz who want more polit- ical autonomy . At the center of the dispute is control over the revenue from the extraction of natural ...
... Evo Morales in Bolivia - is challenging U.S. drug policy , accusing the United States of hypocrisy on the basis of its own consumption of illicit drugs , or of using the drug war to justify a military presence in Latin America ...
... Morales is sworn in as president . The United States considers both of the leaders " radical populists " and a threat to U.S. security interests in the region . ( The Image Works ) consensus - style politics , Bolivians elected Evo Morales ...
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