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Captain Puckett: Sea Stories of a Former Panama Canal Pilot
Price: $7.99 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.
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
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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.
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 and 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.
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.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50
You set the price! Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.

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