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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... poverty reduction in Mexico . Mexico's new president , Felipe Calderón , took office in December 2006 pledging to ... poverty is the most serious threat to national secu- rity , not drug traffickers , small - arms merchants , guerrillas ...
... Poverty relief remains a pipe dream when neoliberal economic policies and poor governance result in huge social costs , particularly increased poverty and social inequality . The economic and social conditions that fueled the armed ...
... poverty . The levels of rural poverty are serious and chronic , but the government in El Salvador faces a stagnant economy , a high deficit , and a heavy debt burden . What is needed to improve the quality of life in El Salvador is a ...
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