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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... HAITI AS A FAILED STATE Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic and lies six hundred miles off the coast of Florida . More than 80 percent . of Haiti's approximately 8.5 million people live below the poverty ...
... Haitian National Police ( PNH ) and the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti ( MINUSTAH ) struggle to secure the country . There have been interna- tional efforts to convert the PNH into an effective , impartial , and pro- fessional law ...
... Haiti ranks first among the ten Latin American countries on the 2005 Failed State Index . The two most important indicators of a failed state- uneven development and criminalization of the state - are particularly pronounced in Haiti as ...
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