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History of the World in Color
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
This project aims to give life to images from the world´s history, using the latest restoration technologies and digital illustration. This allows the viewer to have a closer perspective of the reality of each photo´s moment in time. Each image is accompanied by a link and a QR code that can be scanned by mobile devices to our YouTube channel, where you can see the process of restoration.
The Mosquito and the Colossus: Operation Just Cause through the Eyes of General Manuel Antonio Noriega - History of Panama, Canal, 1989 American Military Invasion, General Omar Torrijos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Just Cause served as a harbinger of the changes to future conflicts that dawned from the post-Cold War era. The change that came about is the criticality of gaining understanding and knowledge of a region through the study of local interpretations regarding history, politics, and social issues.
Costa Rica: Remarkable Tales from this Super Vacation Spot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by James J. Brodell. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A.M. Costa Rica, the Central American country’s English language newspaper, celebrates its 16th anniversary with a compilation of original news reports geared to the needs of foreigners living here and those elsewhere with personal or business interests in this vacation paradise. Each seeks to tell something new or original about the vacation and retirement mecca.
Gangs and Crime in America: Gangs in Central America - Legacies of War and Authoritarian Rule, Poverty, Lack of Education and Employment, Societal Stigmas, Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC), MS-13
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
This report describes the gang problem in Central America, discusses country approaches to deal with the gangs, and analyzes U.S. policy with respect to gangs in Central America. Congressional oversight may focus on the efficacy of anti-gang efforts in Central America.
Captain Puckett: Sea Stories of a Former Panama Canal Pilot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
The history and operations of the Panama Canal during the 1980s and 1990s come to life in this vibrant memoir by retired canal pilot Kenneth P. Puckett and co-authored by longtime journalist William D. LaRue. In this autobiography, Captain Puckett shares "sea stories" and other exciting personal tales that have made him a popular maritime instructor and cruise ship lecturer.
Insurgents to Presidents: Contemporary Civil-Military Relations in Brazil, El Salvador, and Uruguay - Iron Lady Dilma Rousseff, Comandate Gonzalez, Sanchez Ceren Legacy, Pepe the Revolutionary, Mujica
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
This study analyzes contemporary civil-military relations in three Latin American countries: Brazil, El Salvador, and Uruguay. Since 2010, each country has elected a president who was previously an armed insurgent resisting authoritarian regimes of the 1970s and 1980s.
La expedición a Nicaragua
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,460. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Este libro pertenece a la colección: “Desde lejanas tierras”, impresa en 1945 por una editorial española. Son una serie de narraciones dirigidas a la juventud, coleccionadas por un Padre de la “Compañía de Jesús”. Obras sumamente amenas y de sana moral. Los hechos de estas narraciones se desenvuelven en países extraños. Se describen en ellas episodios de la vida de los Misioneros católicos y de lo
Historia Económica de Colombia
Price: $5.23 USD. Words: 99,030. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Interesante visión de la evolución y desarrollo de los flujos económicos de Colombia, desde el momento en que se produjo la conquista por avarientos españoles hasta 1970, cuando el autor de la obra completó un extenso archivo documental analítico y publicó una obra llena de datos concretos, fechas precisas y hechos irrefutables desde la perspectiva académica y cronológica.
Gangs and Crime in America: Escalating Violence in El Salvador, Background and U.S. Relations, Central America Regional Security Initiative, Sanchez Ceren Administration, Anti-Gang, Counternarcotics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
El Salvador has the highest concentration of gang members per capita in Central America; as a result, gangs are responsible for a higher percentage of homicides there than in neighboring Guatemala and Honduras.
Eliminating War by Eliminating Warriors: A Case Study in Costa Rica - Abolishing the Military and Army, Culture, Economic Evolution, Domestic Developments, External Threats, Historical Foundations
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study uses Costa Rica as a case study to examine the efficacy of reducing armed conflict by eliminating individual national forces. The key to promoting peace through abolishing the military lies in four elements: culture, economic evolution, domestic developments, and external threats.
C.I.A. GUATEMALA 1957-1959: MY WORK AS AN AGENT
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A young contract agent's description of his role in Guatemala following the 1957 assassination of Pres. Castillo Armas who had led the C.I.A. backed revolt against the popularly elected President ,Jacobo Arbenz. It underscores efforts of the U.S. to assure that the next president would continue to support U.S. interests in the area.
Gangs and Crime in America: Central America and Mexico Gang Assessment, Cost of Violence, Profiles of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua, Risk Factors, Historical Context
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,130. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gang members and gang networks are heterogeneous. Gang members in Central America and Mexico are not homogenous. There is no typology applicable to every gang or gang member, and not all gangs have the same objectives or engage in the same type of activities or with the same level of violence.
Gangs and Crime in America: The Likelihood of Collaboration Between Central American Transnational Gangs and Terrorist Organizations - Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13), Tablighi Jammat, 18th Street Gang
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study focuses on the issue of the growing threat of transnational criminal gangs spreading throughout the Central America and the United States (U.S.). More specifically, the study addresses the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang, examining how this particular gang emerged as a formidable public security threat.
Child of El Salvador
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
1987 - An old woman finds a newborn girl abandoned in civil-war-torn El Salvador. In the USA, Diane mourns the loss of a stillborn child. Diane sees Norma in an Salvadoran orphanage and knows this is her child. Adopting Norma is a struggle played out against a fickle, dangerous government in El Salvador and a suspicious American federal attorney. Will these forces keep Diane & Norma apart?
Ruta de tránsito y canal por Nicaragua
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
El proyecto del nuevo y “gran canal”, auspiciado por el actual gobierno con el beneplácito de algunos sectores políticos y económicos, ha tenido como norma la secretividad y solamente se han dado a conocer los bárbaros textos legales aprobados y alguna información dosificada.
El Salvador: Limited Intervention Equals Limited Returns – History of President Reagan’s Cold War Policy to Restrain Soviet Communist Expansion in Central America in Low-Intensity Counterinsurgency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to analyze the misconception that using minimal means will produce anything other than minimal results. Using the single case study of the American military intervention in El Salvador in the 1980s, this monograph points to the evidence collected that underscores the results of a policy employing minimal means.
Causa 1/89 Fidel Castro: narcotráfico y corrupción. Fusilamiento de Ochoa Sánchez y los hermanos La Guardia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 151,920. Language: Spanish. Published: November 13, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
En 1989 la dictadura cubana anunció por medio de Granma órgano oficial de propaganda los arrestos del general Arnaldo Ochoa Sánchez, el coronel Antonio Rodríguez Estupiñán, el capitán Jorge Martínez Valdés, el general de brigada Patricio de la Guardia Font, el coronel Antonio de la Guardia Font, el teniente coronel Alexis Lago Arocha, y el mayor Amado Padrón Trujillo, implicados en narcotráfico.
Gracias a la Vida
Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 196,720. Language: Spanish. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lillian Díaz Sol, desde 1975 dirige Pigmalion, la primera Escuela de Etiqueta, Protocolo e Imagen Personal en El Salvador. Su trabajo en el Servicio Exterior fue realizado en Estados Unidos, siendo Cónsul General para 14 Estados con sede en New Orleans de 1970-974. En la República de Panamá como Consejera Comercial y Cultural y luego como Encargada de Negocios de 2006-10.
Gangs and Crime in America: Organized Crime, Combating Central American Gangs, Latin Kings, Jamaican Posse, Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13),18th Street, Hell's Angels, Los Zetas, El Salvador and Guatemala
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Contents include: CRS Issue Statement on Organized Crime and Gangs in the U.S. * Combating Gangs: Federal Agencies Have Implemented a Central American Gang Strategy, but Could Strengthen Oversight and Measurement of Efforts * Los Zetas and MS-13: Nontraditional Alliances.
Abajo los dones Anacleto Ordoñez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Esta es una documentada versión acerca de la sorprendente vida de este caudillo popular: Anacleto Ordoñez, considerado como el precursor de los liberales en los albores de la Independencia Nacional. En este libro el autor nos lleva de la mano en la historia de la ciudad de Granada, Nicaragua.

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