Hot Spot: Latin America
Bloomsbury Academic, 28. feb. 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, 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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Broadcaster Pat Robertson once told his television audience that the Mon- roe 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 ...
... him by using covert assassination teams because it would be " a whole lot cheaper than starting a war " to ensure our supply of oil.116 Defense Secre- tary Donald H. Rumsfeld compared President Chávez to Adolf Hitler and expanded ...
... assassination as a solution to what Washington considers the threat of " radical populism . " Several months later , during Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's trip to Latin America , a senior State Department official traveling ...
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