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Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America

The United States and Central America: From Stopping Communism to Stopping Kids - Unaccompanied Alien Children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, Impacted by Corruption and Impunity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration & Emigration
The Northern Triangle countries of Central America consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have the highest homicide rates in the world and are characterized by corruption, drug trafficking, and impunity. It is likely the 50,000 unaccompanied alien children attempting to cross into the U.S. in 2014 will increase.
Anastasio Somoza García: Un dictador made in USA
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 75,620. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2019 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
En este estudio de la parte fundacional de la dinastía de los somozas, se realiza una mirada escrutadora a los eventos ocurridos en torno al ascenso de Anastasio Somoza García al poder.
América en Europa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,170. Language: Spanish. Published: January 1, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Incidencia histórica, económica y geopolítica del llamado Nuevo Mundo en Europa Occidental, después de la llegada de Cristóbal Colón a América
El Salvador 1550-1973
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,110. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Documentada reconstrucción histórica de la evolución geopolítica de El Salvador, con la narración concreta de hechos políticos, sociales, militares, culturales y económicos desde 1550 hasta 1973, cuya lectura facilita la comprensión de los orígenes de la violenta guerra de la nación salvadoreña contra los comunistas de la coalición guerrillera Farabundo Martí.
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
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.
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.
WMD Machete
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 295,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
How do people live on a dollar a day? In this true story, a young man chronicles a six month journey to a parallel universe, as he chronicles loves and loss, Christmas with Mayans, rainy jungle ruins, Spanish castles, a kidnapping by communists, woeing princesses and whores, and an earthquake that kills tens of thousands and stops a war. For the faint of heart, your heart will become stronger!
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.
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.
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.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50
Price: $2.99 USD. 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 artísticos de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
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 & 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.

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