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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... areas in the Andes , U.S. officials have failed to provide hard evidence that terrorists in Latin America have the capacity to jeopardize U.S. interests in the Andes . Border tensions are also the result of the large number of ...
... area and population . Formerly a Dutch colony , Suriname did not become independent until 1975. Suriname con- tinues ... areas with conflicting claims of jurisdiction . Peaceful options may be running out as each side charges that it is ...
... areas of South America and the Eastern Caribbean not previously afforded serious scrutiny by counter- terrorism investigations focused on the Tri - Border Area to the south ( see Chapter 4 ) . The Guyana connection may increase the ...
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