Latin America

Part of the New Security Challenges book series (NSECH)


This chapter deals with the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. There are indications that globalization in all three of its forms was linked to more occurrences of terrorism measured on a per capita basis. There also are some indications that terrorism was linked to declines in tourism and foreign investment, but there are other linkages in the opposite direction from what was predicted.


Foreign Investment Terrorist Attack Terrorist Group Political Violence North American Free Trade Agreement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent ScholarNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceIndiana University – Purdue UniversityFort Wayne, INUSA

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