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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TUTTI TUT On his three - country visit to Latin America in March 2002 , President Bush joined four other Latin American leaders from the Andean Trade Preference Act . Along with President Bush ( second from left ) , are , left to right ...
President Uribe worries about the claims of autonomy by indigenous communities , particularly when they conflict with his national security programs and emphasis on free trade agreements with the United States .
longer believe in the dictum that greater trade leads to greater general prosperity , the economic faith of liberal globalizers in the United States . Increased international trade and foreign investment by multinationals can be ...
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