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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Broadcaster Pat Robertson once told his television audience that the Monroe Doctrine could also serve as a justification for assassination and regime change in Venezuela to get rid of the threat posed by President Chávez.20 Threat ...
... to Chávez by claiming that Venezuela is becoming “ a launching pad for communist infiltration and Muslim extremism . ” On this claim , Robertson added that the United States should get rid of him by using covert assassination teams ...
... Rodríguez warned that an assassination attempt would have negative consequences for the United States , both in Latin America ... the U.S. government denied it is planning an attack on Venezuela or is considering assassination as a ...
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