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 fact that many Latin Americans dislike George Bush and Hugo Chávez in equal measure suggests that voters are not driven to the polls by controversial political leaders , either in Washington or at home .
After the 9/11 attacks and the declaration of war against terrorism , Latin American and Caribbean leaders resisted U.S. efforts to reestablish hegemony in the region . The Latin American objections to the way Washington conducted the ...
President Chávez is only one of many leaders who has expressed resentment at how the United States has tried to promote democracy . The global backlash is based on the view that what the United States does in the name of democracy is ...
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