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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... economic reforms , rapid economic growth , and rising global power will eventually allow it to chal- lenge the world's most powerful nations — including the United States— for control of the international system . China's global power ...
... economic liberalization began in the 1980s . As the military retreated to the barracks , democratic rule has spread ... economic development is one reason that Washington and the international financial community remain supportive of ...
... economic mismanagement remains a chronic problem for Venezuela . The Bolivarian Revolution provides the president with a powerful symbol of Venezuelan nationalism , but the economic model propelling Venezuela is best described as ...
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