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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 by Progressive Management
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: Gangs in Central America - Legacies of War and Authoritarian Rule, Poverty, Lack of Education and Employment, Societal Stigmas, Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC), MS-13 by Progressive Management
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.
Amor en Medio del Conflicto by Eber Huezo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,610. 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.
The Mayan Culture: Past and Present by Gary Wonning
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.
C.I.A. GUATEMALA 1957-1959: MY WORK AS AN AGENT by Wesley W Craig
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.
Paradise Found, and Lost: Odyssey in Chile by Eva Krutein
Series: Biography & Memoir · 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.
A Brief Summary on: Honduras El Salvador War of 1969 by Emerson Hernández
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.
Child of El Salvador by Penny Raife Durant
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 by The Florida Hoosier
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.