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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In a 1996 manifesto the ERP called for the removal of the “ illegitimate ” Mexican government ; the restoration of popular sovereignty ; the implementation of major economic , social , and political change ; the establishment of “ fair ...
The fact that Cuba is not a major drug - producing country and its level of internal consumption is considered low means that it not seen as a threat or hot spot because of drug trafficking ; however , the U.S. government does not ...
Chua says that all too often bringing free markets and elections to developing nations leads to hate - mongering , discrimination and genocidal violence of major proportions . Crandall , Russell . Gunboat Democracy : The United States ...
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