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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... Venezuela and Cuba have reached an agreement according to which Venezuela sells oil to Cuba at about two - thirds of market price ; since Cubans do not need all the oil that Venezuela sells them , Cuba has the advantage of obtaining ...
... Venezuela's political system changed in response to nationalist demands that more oil revenue remain in Venezuela . At first there was little talk of outright expropriation of for- eign petroleum interests , but soon taxes were raised ...
... Venezuela's Foreign Minister Alí Rodríguez presented the Organization of American States with a request for an investigation into the possibility of a U.S. “ attack " on Venezuela.108 Citing statements from U.S. officials and noting the ...
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