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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Although Mexico is not a member of OPEC ( Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ) , it has observer status and ... ( North American Free Trade Agreement ) have added domestic pressures on PEMEX ( Mexico's national oil company ) to ...
Since September 11 , 2001 , the United States and Mexico have drifted apart because of Washington's neglect of the Vicente ... The bilateral security relationship has been complicated by Mexico's foreignpolicy principles : revolutionary ...
35 In the 2006 presidential campaign in Mexico all three major candidates focused on the failures of the NAFTA years — falling incomes and rising joblessness — and the emigration issue , particularly the treatment of Mexican migrants in ...
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