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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The anti - Castro sign is designed to connect Fidel Castro with terrorism , a common strategy used by Cuban exiles in the United States . ( The Image Works ) - malcy , not chaos and hysteria , when Fidel Castro turned over power to his ...
The United States is most concerned with drug cartels , corruption , and the role of exiled President Aristide in Haiti's political affairs . The current conflict centers on the The Caribbean : Cuba and Haiti 191 Haiti as a Failed ...
He spent the final years in exile in Brazil , where he died of a stroke at the age of 93 . See Diana Jean Shemo , “ Gen. Alfredo Stroessner , Colorful Dictator of Paraguay for 35 Years , Dies in Exile at 93 , " New York Times ( August ...
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