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Enigma of Central America: Drug Highway of the Americas
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 64,130. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
This second book of the Latin America Enigma series is a graphic portrayal exploring the history and the people important to the modern reality of Central America. This is the book you must read to understand this volatile part of the world.
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 and 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?
Belize: Land of the Maya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Journey back in time and visit Belize, the land of the Maya, the ancient civilization who gave us the Maya calendar.
A Brief Summary on: Honduras El Salvador War of 1969
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
The intention of this book is to know what happened in the armed clash between Honduras and El Salvador occurred in 1969, also intends to establish relationships, differences, stages, postures, what developed in these countries that period through documentary sources.
Paradise Found, and Lost: Odyssey in Chile
Series: Biography & Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Eva Krutein's adventure continues with the family's nine years in Chile, where they are warmed by the beauty of the land and the openness of the people. Eva is sensitive to social injustice and machismo, and senses the pending violence of revolution and counter-revolution. As in part 1 of the Krutein memoir, "Eva's War," we see important world events from a new perspective.
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.
The Mayan Culture: Past and Present
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal
There are many things to see while visiting this tiny Central American country, including Mayan temples, many exotic animals and birds, Jaguars, and a variety of snakes and parakeets.
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.
El Salvador in the 1980s: War by Other Means - Carter and Reagan Administrations, The Nuns, El Mozote and Las Hojas Massacres, Jesuit and Sheraton Murders, Media Wars, Cold War Conflict
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,720. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study examines America's involvement in the El Salvador civil war of the 1980s.
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.
Gangs and Crime in America: Mara Salvatrucha Street Gang: International Criminal Enterprise with Roots in El Salvador's Civil War - Cliques in the U.S., Organization, Membership, Violence, Rivalries
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The first report represents a compilation of information contributed by many federal, state, county, and city law enforcement and correctional officials published by ICE for the Department of Homeland Security. Mara Salvatrucha or MS is involved in exporting stolen cars from the U.S. to South America.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amor en Medio del Conflicto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: Spanish. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Amor Enmedio del Conflicto es una historia que describe los sueños, el coraje, la valentía y la constancia de una familia que sobrevive entre el conflicto y la esperanza. Con lujo de detalles rescata historias y anécdotas de personas que sufrieron la represión en Centro América durante la guerra de” Las Cien Horas” o “Guerra del Fútbol” sucedido en 1969 entre El Salvador y Honduras.
Gangs and Crime in America: Defining Mara Salvatrucha's Texas Network, MS-13 Gang History of Violence, Cartels, Interstate Corridors, Significant Threat to Public Security, Relationship to Zetas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,630. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This study examines the criminal networks used to penetrate Texas by the Mara Salvatrucha (MS 13) street gang. MS 13's internal reach is analyzed by examining the existing and potential horizontal integration of the known cliques (gang cells).
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 and 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.
El asesinato de Sandino
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,060. Language: Spanish. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Recopilaciones de documentos testimoniales por Eduardo Pérez Valle (1924-1998), sobre el asesinato del General de Hombres Libres, Augusto C. Sandino.

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