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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... claim indicates the ease with which government officials can make an unfounded claim for domestic political purposes . Later , during Bolton's senate confirmation hearings , two former state department offi- cials denied Bolton's claims ...
... claimed that President Chávez is " using his country's oil revenues to establish a dictatorship , bully his neighbors ... claims that Argentine president Néstor Kirchner represents a security threat because he coddles Mon- tonero and ERP ...
... claims on the land have not resulted in open war- fare . Guyana is plagued with corruption and electoral violence , often the result of ethnic and class differences . One of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere , Guyana ...
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