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 current Zapatista leader , Subcomandante Marcos , claims he is fighting for the same causes that motivated Emiliano Zapata 100 years ago : land and liberty for rural farmers and indigenous commu: nities , today hurt by globalization ...
In Ecuador , President Alfredo Palacio declared a state of emergency in March 2006 after more than a week of protests by thousands of indigenous communities against free trade talks with the United States .
of southern Chile , which once belonged to this indigenous group . Today , the Mapuches constitute approximately one million of Chile's 15 million people . This means the Mapuches account for approximately 86 percent of Chile's ...
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