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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... parallel gov- ernment designed to undermine Calderón . This lasted until Calderón was formally inaugurated in a tumultuous transfer of power in early December 2006 . In the last ten years Mexico has made considerable progress in ...
... parallels to the political climate that preceded the April 2002 coup that briefly deposed Chávez , Rodríguez warned that an assas- sination attempt would have negative consequences for the United States , both in Latin America and ...
David Dent. important parallels to the Cold War anti - Communist crusade in which ruthless militaries in Latin America , aided and abetted by Washington , used methods of terror - torture and murder — to wage their anti - Communist wars ...
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