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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Most of these oppose the prevailing neoliberal agenda and Washington's emphasis on free markets and democracy.59 Several problems face the new security strategy initiated by Washington . First , the United States is losing credibility ...
Intervention for Regime Change The United States has resorted to intervention - regime change , democracy promotion , and military humanitarianism — to deal with hot spots in Latin America . Regime change in Latin America is less common ...
“ In the Name of Democracy : U.S. Intervention in the Americas Today , ” NACLA Report on the Americas , Vol . 40 , No. 1 ( January / February , 2007 ) . Valuable report on the use of democracy promotion by the United States to deal with ...
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