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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... forces for saving la patria ( fatherland ) from sub- versive and antipatriotic enemies.49 After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War , there were fewer plausible threats requiring military intervention . Despite ...
... Forces Colombia 9,000-12,000 of Colombia ( FARC ) United Self - Defense Forces Colombia 8,000-11,000 of Colombia ( AUC ) Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Peru 100 Movement Sendero Luminoso Peru 200 ( SL , Shining Path ) Lautaro Popular Chile ...
... forces to the point that petro- leum companies have established their authority over the military . This relatively new relationship is connected with the cross - border involvement of Colombian guerrilla forces operating in Ecuador's ...
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