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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... border crime , drug trafficking , guerrilla uprisings , and terrorism ? Washington is less concerned with Mexico's sta- tus as a weak state than with the flow of immigrants into the United States and the growing number of trans ...
... BORDER CRIME AND DRUG WARS The U.S. border with Mexico has become a threat - based security hot spot because of the possibility of terrorists crossing from Mexico into the United States , smuggling of illegal immigrants , drug ...
... border disputes , political instability and cor- ruption , and Caribbean - South American terrorism . BORDER CONFLICTS Guyana is currently in border disputes with both Suriname and Venezuela because of conflicting claims over land east ...
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