Essays Tagged: "latin american countries"

political Systems: Name three politcal systems around the world and compare and contrast them. Give examples(i.e. countries)

. These are the presidential system of countries such as the United States, Mexico and select other Latin American countries; the parliamentary system of countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada a ... ve Relations, 2000). There are limits put on each, however. Interestingly, Mexico and several other Latin American countries have limited the presidential term of office even more than in the United S ...

(9 pages) 345 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cuban Revolution

acs than any other city in the world, and the highest number of T.V. sets per capita out of all the Latin American countries . Many gambling casinos were also present. While life for the poor was plag ...

(2 pages) 91 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Democracy in Ecuador

d. The best way to study democracy is to learn the other countries, so in this time I choose one of Latin American countries, Ecuador for well-understanding of the process of democracy.Ecuador is grap ... lation density of about 38 people per sq. km is the highest of any South American nation.Like other Latin American countries, the major religion is Roman Catholicism. Some of the older cities have spl ...

(7 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

War on Drugs by US Government - Research paper

War on DrugsThe American fought war on drugs has a deep impact on the affected Latin American countries. The effects rebound to the world economy and other third world countries. ... shortage of suitable world market products, attractions and alternatives is why former colonies of Latin America completely downgraded their national ambitions to the export of agricultural products ... ices for coca plants. The war against drug production and trafficking is the number one priority of Latin American policy in the current Bush Administration thus continuing George W. Bushs' father's w ...

(7 pages) 308 1 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

To what extent can we adequately study people who do not share our views?

1964 by the US Defense Department to try to establish the factors which led to internal conflict in Latin American countries. Social scientists protested vehemently at what they saw as a blatant attem ... what they saw as a blatant attempt by the US Government to interfere with potential revolutions in Latin America, and the project was abandoned in June 1965 before any fieldwork was undertaken1. Thes ...

(12 pages) 277 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Brazil: National Context.

f the entire South America continent, and is the fifth largest country in the world. It borders all Latin American countries except Chile and Ecuador. The 9,170km coastline and the 50,000km navigable ... il.National StrategyInstitutional Framework The Executive holds much of the responsibility for formulating and implementing trade and industrial policies. The present government has eliminated and sim ...

(13 pages) 266 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Roosevelt Corrolary

he Americas and Europe. Forty years later, in 1904, it was invoked when European creditors of a few Latin American countries, threatened armed intervention to collect debts.With the economic decline o ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


it is estimated that Brazil's population will have reached 180 million. Brazil borders on ten other Latin American countries. Most of the northern part of Brazil is low-lying and veined by the mighty ...

(11 pages) 195 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

La Quinceanera- written for cultural anthropology class to share a cultural ritual experience.

In Puerto Rico, Cuba, Mexico and other Latin American countries a girl's entrance into womanhood and her eligibility for marriage is celebr ... th responded by saying "La Quinceañera is a very important celebration for a teenage girl in Latin culture. It gives you a sense of direction, responsibility, and introduces you to society." (K ... d it was a great experience.SourcesAlomar, Ladan and Zwolinski, Mary. Quinceanera, A celebration of Latina Womanhood. Voices Vol. 28, Fall-Winter, 2002 ...

(5 pages) 97 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology


The Brazilian Independence MovementDuring the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, many Latin American countries went through a time of enlightenment which lead them to independence. One o ... ent. The Brazilian independence movement was one of the most peacefully-accomplished revolutions in Latin America. In this essay, the underlying and the direct causes to Brazil's movement, the outcome ... to its independence, but only one indirect cause. Although the name of the classes of colonists in Latin America differed (like mazombo or mestizo), the tensions between the two were always high. The ...

(6 pages) 58 0 1.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

An analysis of seemingly imperialistic behavior by the United States in Latin America (late 1800's); was the US guided by economic or political incentive to intervene?

The interference of the United States in the Latin American countries of Cuba andMexico was primarily motivated due to American desire towards ec ... lfare and concluded that the United States would stagnate if it did not consolidate its position in Latin America" (33). The U.S. did more than consolidate their position. They attempted to control La ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers


New World as slaves. Today, their descendants form major ethnic minorities in the U.S. and several Latin American countries, and they are the dominant element in many Caribbean nations. Over the cent ... d to refer to African-Americans from a particular locality, such as Afro-Brazilian or Afro-Jamaican.LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEANThe Latin American and Caribbean regions were the first areas of the ...

(55 pages) 973 1 2.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Australia's Position on Debt Relief

me poverty in many countries of the world for a long time. These countries include most African and Latin American countries, in which hundreds of millions of people live off less than $1 per day. The ...

(1 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations


Cuba One might wonder about Cuba? Cuba is a country in Latin America with a communist government and a tropical climate. It has a distinct culture and many ... he density of this population is 257 people per square mile (Wiesenfeld 757). Cuba, being in Latin America, shares many common characteristics of other surrounding Latin American countries. One ... lf of Mexico surround most Caribbean islands. Semitropical and tropical climates are also shared by Latin American countries (Ward 36). Heavy rainfall is common in all these regions, mainly because of ...

(7 pages) 54 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Demographics In Latin America

Timing of demographic transition in Latin America and its links with human development (An essay) Introduction The deep and rapid change ... opment (An essay) Introduction The deep and rapid change in the demographic pattern for most of the Latin American countries that occurred as a consequence of fertility decline corresponds to one of t ... lopment levels among the countries of the Region.This paper presents, firstly, the timing that some Latin American countries would take for completing this transition, considering the total population ...

(23 pages) 53 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

pless people on earth. His writing also awakened foreign countries about the abuse of power in many Latin American countries. Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born on March 6, 1928, in Aracataca, as ... Fidel Castro, that has lasted until today. For one year, he worked for Castro's news agency "Prensa Latina" in New York City, but moved to Mexico City after things got dangerous in the USA for h ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


d be the "St. Louis" where a boat carrying 907 Jews had been denied entry into Cuba and other Latin American countries. When they turned to Canada for entry, Canada denied entry to the boat "St. ...

(1 pages) 446 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Latin American History

HistoryThe diversity of Latin America is surely supported by the impressive history the countries all seem to share, which i ... ombia with each having bits own distinct mannerism and dialect (Buckmire, S. U2).Roughly all of the Latin American countries diversity is as a direct result of the mixture of different culture which s ... culture, climate, agriculture and so much moreReligionDue to the European and Spanish conquerors of Latin America, Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion throughout the region today. (Commodore 06 ...

(5 pages) 105 1 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Foreign Policy and the Monroe Doctrine

Western Hemisphere. Monroe was responding to European threats to aid Spain in regaining its former Latin American colonies. By 1822 Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico had revolted and declared their ind ... olted and declared their independence.(1)Originally, the doctrine had been intended to support weak Latin American countries against European powers and discourage Russian interference along the Pacif ...

(3 pages) 41 2 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ecently, when severity measures heralded the sort of economic crises so painfully familiar to other Latin American countries. Runaway inflation, currency devaluations and even food riots have marked t ... . It is slightly more than twice the size of California. Venezuela is the most urbanized country in Latin America. The urban population is about 87% of the total, but is unevenly distributed throughou ...

(3 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays