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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David Dent. Panamanian police patrol over the Darién Gap near La Palma , an ungoverned region along the Panama - Colombian border where the forests provide valuable cover for FARC rebels from Colombia . After the 1989 U.S. invasion , Panama ...
... Panama , and a worry to conservatives in Washington , who fear a threat to U.S. security because of China's investments in Panama and its interest in the Panama Canal . From 1903 until 1999 the United States controlled both the waterway ...
... Panama free trade agreement have stalled , in large part because of Panama's concerns that American producers could undercut the price of pork , chicken , and rice by local producers . At a meeting of defense min- isters in October 2006 ...
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