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Corruption in Brazil: Why are Manifestations on the Rise? The Mensalao Scandal, Operation Lava Jato, Odebrecht Scandal, Rousseff Impeachment, Plea Bargaining, Effect on Democracy and Security
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Why is political corruption in Brazil being recognized now, and why are political leaders finally being held accountable? While many studies attempt to prove or disprove the many causes that lead to corruption, this study takes a slightly different approach.
Historia de Colombia La Independencia y la República
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 169,110. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Interesantes puntos de vista del sacerdote jesuita colombiano Rafael M. Granados un académico e investigador de la historia patria acerca de los hechos trascendentales sucedidos en Colombia durante las conflictivas etapas políticas de la independencia y la repúbica desde 1819 en adelante. Un libro valioso para consultar y revivir la historia con ocasión del bicentenario de la independencia en 2019
Countering Transnational Organized Crime: How Special Operations Forces Build National Police Capacity in Latin America - TCOs in Bolivia, Colombia, Junglas, Honduras, Narcotics and Drug Trafficking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
Transnational organized crime is the principal security threat in Latin America. Beginning in the 1980s, US Special Forces partnered with national police units in Latin America. Initial efforts focused on countering drug trafficking.
2018 Venezuela: A Revolution on Standby - Socialist Leadership of Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro Resulting in Hyperinflation, Food and Energy Crises, Violent Protests, Corruption, and Purges
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Blessed with rich agricultural terrain, Venezuela currently retains the largest proven reserves of petroleum in the world. Surprisingly, though, the nation presently suffers from severe food and energy crises. These crises have resulted in violent protests demanding President Nicolas Maduro's ouster.
El santo que libertó una raza
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: September 16, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
La vida y la obra de San Pedro Claver constituyen admirable ejemplo de dedicación, amor a la humanidad, defensa de los derechos humanos y absoluta fidelidad a Dios. Como sacerdote jesuíta enviado desde España a la Nueva Granada, para de evangelizar esclavos africanos secuestrados y luego vendidos por codiciosos e inescrupulosos comerciantes de seres humanos. Su labor fue excepcional y sin par.
Los grandes Conflictos Sociales y Económicos de Nuestra Historia- Tomo I
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,700. Language: Spanish. Published: March 12, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Primer tomo de dos, del análisis histórico, político, sociológico y etiológico de la historia de Colombia durante el lapso 1492-1819, escrito con enfoque crítico por el historiador Indalecio Liévano Aguirre. Este documento ha sido referente para la educación y firmnación académica de varias generaciones de colombianos durante diversas décadas.
Bolívar conductor de tropas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Una de las mejores biografías con énfasis militar escritas duranteel siglo XX, acerca de la vida y la obra del LIbertador Simón Bolívar
Drug Trafficking and Police Corruption: A Comparison of Colombia and Mexico - Pablo Escobar, Los Pepes, Medellin, Drug Cartels, Colombia's Success and Mexico's Failure at Reforming the Police
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Police officers working in countries plagued by drug trafficking are often offered a choice between "plata o plomo" ("silver or lead"). Given this option, it is not surprising that levels of police corruption are high in these nation-states.
The Junglas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Former Green Beret Jim Morris goes on a mission with the Colombian anti-narcotics police who ferret out the coca-growing revolutionaries known as FARC in the mountainous Colombian jungles. The anti-narcoterrorist force is known as the Junglas (pronounced Hoon-glas), and with top grade U.S. equipment and training, they are a formidable force indeed.

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