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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His messy four - day trip did little to improve U.S. - Latin American relations . He confronted serious riots ... The breach between the White House and the leaders of Latin America was too wide for the desired trade talks to succeed .
Latin America David W. Dent. Cuba and Venezuela rank low on the Failed State Index and are not considered terrorist threats , those in the U.S. intelligence community often inflate the risk of threats from these countries because they ...
Cole Blasier , The Hovering Giant : U.S. Responses to Revolutionary Change in Latin America , 1910-1985 , Revised Edition ( Pittsburgh , PA : University of Pittsburgh Press , 1985 : 297 ) . 87. Jorge I. Domínguez , et al . , “ Boundary ...
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