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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Citgo and its owner , Petróleos de Venezuela , S.A. ( PDVSA ) , took out a full - page ad in the New York Times with the title “ How Venezuela is Keeping the Home Fires Burning in Massachusetts . ” The ad explained how Citgo , working ...
According to the New York Times , “ In 2005 , 143,476 Guyanese lived in New York City , 73,316 of them black and 31,342 of them of Indian descent . " ? Most Guyanese are content with life in the United States , with newer arrivals ...
Francis Fukuyama , “ After Neoconservatism , ” New York Times Magazine ( February 19 , 2006 ) . 70. SIPRI . SIPRI Yearbook 2003 , Armaments , Disarmament and International Security ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2003 : 7 ) 71.
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