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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Nevertheless , after winning his third presidential election in December 2006 , President Chávez planned to consolidate his power further in order to prevent challenges to his rule from emerging . President Chávez stirred up additional ...
Despite these developments , counter - terrorism officials in the United States are not ready to declare a serious threat to the homeland as a result of the way the plot at JFK was planned . Furthermore , the Caribbean region is not ...
President Chávez canceled a planned trip to New York in 2003 on the grounds of security threats , including reports that for- mer Venezuelan military personnel were training in Florida for a future invasion of Venezuela .
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