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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President Chávez has " embraced a repressive political agenda that has polarized the country , created political ... abandonment of the democratic tradition under Hugo Chávez.78 The site , however , contains no mention of Chávez's high ...
By opposing the FTAA and neoliberalism in Latin America , President Chávez hopes to extend the concept of Bolivarian social missions internationally in an effort to put an end to the tradition of U.S. intervention in Latin America and ...
Grandin concludes , " Chavismo has its shortcomings , but its achievements have been impressive.997 » Chavismo As Seen Through U.S. Media The U.S. media is also a factor in the demonization of President Chávez .
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