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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... million , a figure that represents 12.1 percent of U.S. residents who were born abroad . Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau , the CIS found that about 3.7 million of the 7.9 million immigrants who arrived in the United States after ...
... million was spent on the highway , with the U.S.gov- ernment providing $ 170 million to build the highway from the U.S.- Mexican border to Panama . By the early 1970s it seemed that the opening of the Darién Gap was about to become a ...
... million in natural gas wells . China also has its eye on purchasing petroleum from Ecuador , Argentina , Colombia ... million barrels per day in 2020 , almost as much as the United States ( 16 million ) , and both will need to import ...
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