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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... United States has military power on every continent with which to secure access to " vital national security interests " such as petroleum and other minerals . However , the United States no longer has the military presence in Latin ...
... United States , and Washington spends approxi- mately $ 500 million per year to combat the production , distribution , and transshipment of drugs through the Americas . U.S. government funding for antidrug efforts in Latin America ...
... United States . In the United States the gang problem is treated as a law enforcement issue to be solved through tough laws and long prison sentences , not through social initiatives that could possibly address the root causes of ...
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