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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... government or elimi- nating a regional hot spot . " Drug Certification Drug certification helps U.S. anti - narcotics efforts to curtail threats to hemispheric security . When the U.S. Congress passed the Anti - Drug Abuse Act of 1986 ...
... U.S. government has made Colombia a security priority , providing billions to assist the Colombian government across a broad range of programs to tackle the root causes of human rights abuses and democratic instability while pro- viding ...
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