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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... 42 , 43 Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas ( ALBA ) , 133 , 144 , 145 Bolivarian Revolution , 3 , 104 , 138–155 , 142 Bolívar , Simón , 139 , 142 Bolivia aid to , 40 Chile relations with , 105 corruption in , 21 drug production ...
Chile Argentina relations with , 161-162 Bolivia relations with , 105 corruption in , 135 , 167 , 170 democracy in , 168 , 170 economy of , 166 , 167 , 168 government of , 167–170 Iraq and Afghanistan , forces deployed to , 42 military ...
See also term U.S. relations with under name of country , e.g .: Venezuela : U.S. relations with U.S. - Mexico border anti - immigration fears and , 51 closing , economic consequences of , 70 highway from , 84 as hot spot , 60 overview ...
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