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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... region through economic initiatives and training programs . This would appear to be a regional strategy designed to block Venezuela's efforts to influence events in the region . The United States is aggressively pursuing the Maras by ...
... region are rooted in regional and class differences . After more than a year in power , Bolivia's president , Evo Morales , faces growing resistance from the con- servative political and business elite of Santa Cruz who want more polit ...
... region . The topics in the dictionary that are important to understanding security - based hot spots include : anti - Americanism , backyard metaphor , banana wars , Contras , death squads , democracy and democracy promotion , domino ...
The Meaning of Hot Spot Terminology
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