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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... military bases and hundreds of thousands of U.S. forces in for- eign lands . With over 730 U.S. military bases in 130 countries in 2006 , the United States has military power on every continent with which to secure access to " vital ...
David Dent. Table 1.6 U.S. Military Bases in Latin America and the Caribbean : Size and Purpose ( 2005 ) Base Location Guantánamo Bay , Cuba Soto Cano , Honduras Number of Purpose of Military Base U.S. Troops Detainee center for foreign ...
... American military and police personnel in counterinsurgency tac- tics . U.S. military aid and bases , training , and arms sales to the Latin American region have all increased sharply since the war on terrorism was declared in 2001 ...
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