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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... trade , which has allowed narco - traffickers to acquire better weapons than those employed by their own armed forces . Why should Latin America do something about drug trafficking if the United States is unwilling to take more ...
... drug trafficking charges in Miami in 2006 , each brother was sentenced to 30 years in prison and agreed to forfeit $ 2.1 billion in assets linked to the drug trade . In its heyday , the Cali Cartel was esti- mated to make $ 5 to $ 7 ...
... drug - producing country and its level of internal consumption is considered low means that it not seen as a threat or hot spot because of drug trafficking ; however , the U.S. government does not believe that the Cubans are serious ...
The Meaning of Hot Spot Terminology
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