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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Eldon Kenworthy , Americal Américas : Myth in the Making of U.S. Policy Toward Latin America ( University Park , PA : Pennsylvania State University Press , 1995 : 121 ) . 17. After Congress ordered a halt to the Contra rebels operating ...
For an explanation of the relative inefficiency and failure of economic sanctions , see David W. Dent , Historical Dictionary of U.S. - Latin American Relations ( Westport , CT : Greenwood Press , 2005 : 170-72 ) . 98.
Historical Dictionary of U.S. - Latin American Relations ( Westport , CT : Greenwood Press , 2005 ) . An exhaustive compilation of more than 260 entries detailing the key events , people , treaties , wars and interventions , and key ...
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