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Rafael Reyes Biografía de un gran colombiano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Rafael Reyes es uno de los personajes más destacados en la turbulenta historia de Colombia. Dirigente político astuto y militar con grado de general como consecuencia de la cosecha de ascensos que depararon las absurdas guerras civiles de finales del siglo XIX, además de empresario e inversionista ambicioso, Reyes transitó por la burocraciacomo ministro, senador, embajador y presidente 1904-1909
Dianas Tristes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Enrique Otero D'Costa ofició como tambor, fusilero, soldado de caballería, ayudante de campo del general Benjamín Herrera y luego guerrillero, escribió y publicó una conmovedora crónica de la conflagración, y de ese espíritu pundonoroso y caballeresco de los combatientes, de la hidalguía, el arrojo, el sacrifico y el dolor de los colombianos en la guerra de los mil dias.
Las FARC. Toda la verdad sobre el polémico grupo guerrillero
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: Spanish. Published: October 11, 2017 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
La historia de Colombia desde su independencia difiere poco de las de sus hermanas latinoamericanas: distribución inequitativa de la tierra, caudillismo, violencia y, en los últimos tiempos, narcotráfico y una actividad guerrillera con cuatro décadas en acción. El autor inserta la ocurrencia y duración del fenómeno guerrillero excediendo lo militar y echando luz sobre datos poco contemplados.
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 golpes de Estado en Colombia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: Spanish. Published: September 4, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Si se entiende por golpe de Estado la súbita interrupción de las normas jurídico-políticas para dar campo a un gobierno que ofrezca otros programas o que desee poner fin a un estado de cosas que no debe prolongarse, los golpes de Estado ocurridos en Colombia desde 1828 hasta 1982, son ocho.
Narcotráfico imperio de la cocaina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,840. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Essay » Political
En la década de los 80s la lucha contra el narcotráfico aparece como el tema principal de los gobiernos y de los candidatos presidenciales de Estados Unidos y de los países andinos. Aparentemente el consumo de los alucinógenos y estupefacientes ha invadido a sus sociedades, y particularmente es la mayor tentación de la juventud.
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.
Los Lísperguer Wittemberg; una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: Identidad y esplendor de la primera familia colonial de Chile
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
La familia alemana Lísperguer, protegida de Carlos V, y de gran éxito en el Chile y Perú colonial de los siglos XVI y XVII, ha despertado un enorme interés mediático. De ella y su célebre tópico literario “la Quintrala” (el Quijote chileno) se han hecho un sinfín de estudios. Una nueva investigación realizada en España viene a revolucionar el concepto que se tenía de esta destacada familia.
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer Wittemberg: De cortesano de Carlos V y Felipe II a célebre precursor de Chile
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 204,920. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer, abuelo de la célebre "la Quintrala", uno de los tópicos literarios más importantes de Chile, no sólo tuvo un glorioso pasado en el Perú y Chile colonial, sino que también, tuvo un interesante pasado pre-americano, compartiendo vivencias junto al Emperador Carlos V y otros destacados personajes del imperio en Alemania, los Países Bajos, España e Inglaterra.
Not All Reforms Are Big: The Development of the Field Staff during the Root Era Reforms: Professionalism in Spanish-American War in 1898, Cuban and Philippine Campaign, Pershing’s Punitive Expedition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
The Spanish American War was a turning point in the history of the United States Army. While the US Army was successful in its operational mission of defeating the Spanish in Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico in 1898, it suffered from significant issues in administration.
Flight Plight: An Examination of Contemporary Humanitarian Immigration from Honduras, Cuba, and Syria to the United States with Considerations for National Security - Cuban Adjustment Act, ICE, Visas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
The study explores how the United States can balance its identity as a nation of immigrants with its increasing security concerns within forced migrant populations. The research describes various philosophies of and motives for migration and the United States' role as an international destination for refugees.
Rio de Janeiro and Medellin: Similar Challenges, Different Approaches - Brazil and Colombia Police, Military Heritage, Community Policing, Narcis Serra, Max Ungar, Youth Programs, Urban Projects
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Medellin, Colombia, are large urban cities that have struggled with public insecurity caused by illegal armed groups. Both have developed new programs to address areas of violence and parts of the cities that have become marginalized.
Ecuador: A Low-Threat Environment for Drug Trafficking - Cocaine Trade, Rafael Correa, Cartels, Andes Narcotics, Mexico, Transnational Crime Organizations, U.S.-Ecuadorian Relations, Money Laundering
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Ecuador's role in the cocaine trade has historically differed from its drug-trafficking neighbors. This Andean country traditionally serves as a transshipment hub for illegal narcotics, precursor chemicals, and a place to launder money.
Return of the Bear? Russia's Ties with Former Soviet Allies in Latin America - Nicaragua, Cuba, Castro, Ortega, Counter-narcotics, Arms Transfers, Putin, Cuban Missile Crisis, Naval Deployments, Bases
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,040. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Comparing Soviet ties with Cuba and Sandinista-led Nicaragua during the Cold War to Russian ties with Cuba and Nicaragua today, this study finds that Russia's reengagement with former Soviet allies in Latin America does not portend a return of the Soviet "bear" to the U.S. periphery.
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.
Changing Dynamics of the U.S.-China-Latin America Relationship: China's Economic Interest in Latin America, Military Cooperation, U.S. Trade with Mexico, American Foreign Policy Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Current research indicates a growing Chinese interest in Latin America that has driven tighter economic and organizational involvement in the region. Arguably, this growing relationship has challenged United States' hemispheric policy.
A Game of Simon Says: Latin America's Left Turn and Its Effects on U.S. Security - Trend Toward Communism, Venezuela's Chavez and Bolivia's Morales, LAC, Mexico, Need for Fairer Trade Agreements, Aid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
This research will determine why leftism is on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean and whether U.S. national security is being threatened.
Understanding Islam and Its Impact on Latin America and the Caribbean - Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorist Attack Targets and Support, Today's Islamic Threat, Regional Engagement and Cooperation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, addresses the debate between those who believe in a general Islamic threat, and others who see a small band of religious fanatics who have hijacked Islam from the moderate majority.
Competing Claims Among Argentina, Chile, and Great Britain in the Antarctic: Economic and Geopolitical Undercurrents - Treaty, Geopolitical Perspectives, U.S. Interests, Falklands Malvinas Conflict
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
The Antarctic continent holds a vast economic potential in both renewable and non-renewable resources. Therefore, the sovereignty of the continent, and in particular the Antarctic peninsula and Weddell Sea areas, has been a key issue between the two Southern Cone nations of Argentina and Chile for hundreds of years.
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.