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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Because of PetroCaribe , Cuban medical personnel now staff medical clinics in Venezuela's urban slums . PetroCaribe creates a permanent organization that allows Venezuela to use oil aid as a political instrument since oil supplies are ...
As the fourth - leading supplier of imported crude and refined petroleum products to the United States , Venezuela is of key concern to Washington . Between 1914 and 1929 , four U.S. oil companies helped to transform Venezuela into one ...
In an effort to quell the growing hostility toward President Chávez , Venezuela's Foreign Minister Alí Rodríguez ... attack ” on Venezuela.108 Citing statements from U.S. officials and noting the parallels to the political climate that ...
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