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The Horns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fairy tales
It is the year 1625, in Cartagena, and nothing matters more to Don Santiago Alvarez de Armias than his honor. When he discovers his wife has betrayed him with another, he kills her in a rage and receives a curse in return. The next morning he awakens to discover horns upon his head. Strive though he might, he cannot rid himself of them. And so begins a journey to discover the person who can.
Border Crossing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
It all seemed routine, until it wasn’t… George O’Bannon is just minding his own business, trying to get through the Sapurzo border crossing. When he gets pulled in for an interrogation by the border guards, it seems a nuisance. But it will soon prove to be much more than that.
Operation Wetback: The "Brown Scare" And Mass Deportation During The Cold War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Essay » Sociology
Powerful survey of mass deportation in 1950's America. 8500 words.
Depongan las armas
You set the price! Language: Spanish. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
Poema bastardo para fechas patrias.
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.
The Catholic Church and Politics in Colombia: A Shifting Foundation - Protestant Growth, Post-La Violencia Dynamics, Frente Nacional, Catholic Charismatics, Priest-Government Clashes, Repression Role
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Recent research reveals a precipitous decrease in Catholic adherents across Latin America. Since 1970, numerous Latin Americans have professed a shift to Protestantism. Scholars have analyzed this trend within certain countries and as a regional tendency, but have not comprehensively addressed the Colombian case.
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.
The United States and the PROMESA to Puerto Rico: an analysis of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public finance, Nonfiction » Law » Bankruptcy & insolvency
An analysis of all drafts of the PROMESA federal law that establishes an Oversight Board in Puerto Rico of seven members appointed by the President with power to rescind all actions taken by the Puerto Rico government. It covers how the law’s language reflects the U.S.’s plenary power and control over Puerto Rico; and how tweaking with semantics did not diminish the colonialist aspect of the law.
Military Professionalism and Political Influence: A Case Study of the Mexican Military, 1917-1940 - Pancho Villa, Mexican Revolution, Carranza, Obregon, Calles, Cardenas Years, Latin America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study will explore the relationship between military professionalism and military political influence. While many scholars believe that increased military professionalism will "depoliticize" the armed forces, others argue that professionalization encourages the military to assume an active and even dominant role in politics.