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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... efforts to gain access to the sea during the Pinochet years in Chile , but little progress came from these efforts . The fact that Chile does not recognize Bolivia's claim that a small strip of land is of national interest due to trade ...
... efforts have been half - hearted in application . President Chávez has been able to con- solidate control and amass power , despite efforts to remove him from office from 2002 through 2004. His power has been enhanced by ample petroleum ...
... efforts to recover ancestral lands and their repeated calls for territorial autonomy . The Council of the all the Lands ( Consejo de Todas las Tierras , CTT ) is work- ing on legislation that would grant special - territory status for ...
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