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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... indigenous communities , particularly in the age of global capitalism and neoliberalism . The 1994 uprising among indigenous groups in Chiapas continues as a standoff between the Mexican government and the Zapatistas , and other armed ...
... indigenous communities against free trade talks with the United States . In an effort to quell the nationwide disturbances , Palacio deployed troops to highland communities in an effort to open blocked highways and the loss of millions ...
... indigenous population . The verdant forests they once inhabited are now the property of timber companies that sup ... indigenous parliament would mediate between the Mapuche people and the national government . The fact that the Mapuches ...
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