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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This would include a top secret , 10- to 12 - page document with what the CIA considered the most important national security information from the previous day , including terrorist threats against the United States .
The final document from the 2004 Pan - Amazonian Social Forum said , “ We set ourselves radically against the process of militarization which Latin America is undergoing , through Plan Colombia and the ...
He met with President Kirchner in July 2006 and signed a document urging Argentina and the United Kingdom to renew talks over the Falklands Islands , urging a “ peaceful , fair and definitive solution to the sovereignty dispute ...
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