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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... gangs , drug traffickers , smug- glers , hostage takers and terrorists . " The defense secretary's concern was aimed at Central America and its serious crime problems ; however , it failed to note the increasing contact between gang ...
... gangs with ties to the United States are the " 18th Street " gang and their main rival , the Mara Salvatrucha ( MS - 13 ) . Both are the product of harsh immigrant life in the United States , particularly Los Angeles , where it was easy ...
... Gang Assessment " ( Washington , D.C .: USAID , April 2006 ) . 7. WOLA , “ Gang Violence in Central America , " Washington Office on Latin America ( March 4 , 2006 ) . 8. " Central America's Street Gangs Are Drawn into the World of ...
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