Security issues Latin America

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presentation made for discussions on global security issues, delivered in Rga (Latvia).


<ul><li> 1. Security in Latin America:local and regional issues in a global perspective<br />Pablo Andrs Rivero<br />Rga, 16th December 2010<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. Latin America<br />Spanish colonial heritage<br />Mariachis - Mexico<br />Cartagena - Colombia<br />Brazilian beach<br />Tango - Argentina<br /> 3. Latin America: fun and exciting <br /> 4. But<br /> 5. National Security<br />United States launches the doctrine to reaffirm its hegemony in the Region<br />Harry Truman, 33rd President of the US<br /> 6. I'd rather die standing than live forever kneeling<br />Ernesto Che Guevara<br /> 7. Coup d'tats and consequent dictatorships in Latin America<br />National Security: Ideologicaldisputes<br /> 8. Return of democracy<br />Between 1980s and 1990s, all Latin American countries went back to democratically elected governments<br /> 9. 10. Regional threats<br /> 11. Murder rate in the world (UNODC report 2010)<br /> 12. Military spending by GDP<br />Source: Google Public Data based onWorld Bank data, 2009<br /> 13. War on drugs, more than speeches, a daily basis issue for Latin Americans<br /> 14. 15. Photo: Reuters pictures<br /> 16. Cocaine routes<br /> 17. US<br /> 18. Russia<br /> 19. Iran<br /> 20. conclusions<br />Ben Zala: <br />There is a growing consensus amongst many analysts and grass roots organisations that approaches to national, regional and international security are deeply flawed, and are distracting the worlds politicians from developing realistic and sustainable solutions to the non-traditional threats facing the world.<br /> 21. Thank you!<br /><br /></p>


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