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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... Base Location Guantánamo Bay , Cuba Soto Cano , Honduras Number of Purpose of Military Base U.S. Troops Detainee center for foreign 3,000 prisoners in the war on terrorism To enhance regional security , 550 Manta , Ecuador Aruba Curaçao ...
... Guantánamo Bay as a site for Islamic militants captured in Afghanistan and elsewhere , the BBC emphasized the ongoing tensions at the naval base , calling Guantánamo " one of the world's most dangerous military flashpoints " where ...
... Guantánamo lease agreement remains in effect until both parties agree to modify it , and Washington enjoys one of its best real estate bargains for an overseas military base . Guantánamo Bay at the same time enables the Cubans to ...
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