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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... percent , " it would be treated as if it were a 100 percent certainty . In this form of risk assessment , there is also a 99 percent likelihood that a terrorist attack will not happen . With only a 1 percent chance of a threat to U.S. ...
... percent of the opinion elite said the current flow of immigrants and refugees is a " critical threat " to the United States , more than 60 percent of the public felt this way . This 46 - percentage - point gap in attitudes is the ...
... percent of GDP , more than was spent on health and education combined . According to the United Nations Devel- opment Program ( UNDP ) , 43 percent of the population are poor , and 19 percent live in absolute poverty . The levels of ...
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