South America 


March 2002
Compiled by Ron Fuller, Bibliographer
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


CONTENTS

Ecuador
Paraguay
Peru
Venezuela

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Ecuador


Books

Handelsman, Michael. Culture and Customs of Ecuador. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 2000. 153 p.
History, society and culture in brief.
Book call no.: 986.6074 H236c

Security Cooperation in the Western Hemisphere: Resolving the Ecuador-Peru Conflict, edited by Marcella, Gabriel and Richard Downes. Miami, FL, North-South Center Press, University of Miami, 1999. 256 p.
Book call no.: 986.6074 S446

Periodicals

The Conflict Has Crossed the Border: Officials Admit that 'Balloon Effect' is Taking Place. Latin American Weekly Report, p 104, February 27, 2001.
Colombian drug war spills over in Ecuador.

Discovery of a Major Farc Base in Ecuador Sets the Alarm Bells Ringing. Latin American Weekly Report, p 409, September 4, 2001.

Dollarization Totters in Ecuador, Amid Protests and an Ominous Military Move. Latin American Weekly Report, p 265, June 13, 2000.
Political fallout from failing economic policy.

Elton, Catherine. Bonds Beyond Borders. Americas 51:6-13 September-October 1999.
With the signing of the Peru-Ecuador peace accords, families long separated are reuniting to preserve a shared culture.

McConnell, Shelley A. Ecuador's Centrifugal Politics. Current History 2001:73-79 February 2001.
Describes achievements of President Gustavo Noboa, ending with a note of caution.

North, Lisa. Austerity and Disorder in the Andes. NACLA Report on the Americas. 33:6-9 July-August 1999.
Rather than resolving Ecuador's mounting economic crisis, President Mahuad's policies led instead         
economic paralysis and widespread protest.

Spillover Begins Before Plan Colombia.
Latin American Weekly Review, p 498, October 24, 2000.
Colombian conflict spreads to Ecuador.

Warner, Mary Beth. Ecuador: The Newest Front-Line State. National Journal 33:2112-2113 June 30, 2001.
Colombian drug war threatens Ecuador.

Widening Destruction: Drug War in the Americas. NACLA 35:12-51 Eleven articles on the drug war throughout the Americas.


Paraguay


Periodicals

Abente-Brun, Diego. "People Power" in Paraguay. Journal of Democracy 10:93-100 July 1999.

Cason, Jeffrey. On the Road to Southern Cone Economic Integration. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 42:23-42 Spring 2000.
Examines "the historical roots of the integration process ...by analyzing conflict and cooperation between the two partners."

Feeble Coup Bid Collapses in Five Hours. Latin American Weekly Report,, p 233, May 23, 2000.
"As coup attempts go, the one which took place in Asuncion on 19 May was a particularly sloppy affair."

Paraguay Delves into 'Arab Funding Link.' Latin American Weekly Report, p 470, October 9, 2001.

Pion-Berlin, David. Will Soldiers Follow? Economic Integration and Regional Security in the Southern Cone. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 42:43-69 Spring 2000.
Looks at the impact of economic changes on defense policies and explores the possibility for a regional defense plan.


Peru 


Books

Clayton, Lawrence A. Peru and the United States: The Condor and the Eagle. Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press, 1999. 363 p. (The United States and the Americas)
Book call no.: 327.73085 C622p

Security Cooperation in the Western Hemisphere: Resolving the Ecuador-Peru Conflict, edited by Marcella, Gabriel and Richard Downes. Miami, FL, North-South Center Press, University of Miami, 1999. 256 p.
Book call no.: 986.6074 S446

Terborgh, John. Requiem for Nature. Washington, Island Press, 1999. 234 p.
Describes alarming destruction of Peruvian rain forest and habitat.
Book call no.: 333.720913 T315r

Terrorism: Aims and Objectives - Terror and Counterterror: Can Democracy Survive?. Princeton, NJ, Films for the Humanities and Science, 1995. 1 videocassette, 52 min.
Uses Sendero Luminoso as the case study.
303.625 T32814 v.2

Documents

Gales, Phillip. The Peruvian Military's Role in Sustaining Democracy. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2000. 32 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA394077
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 G154p

Hobaugh, Michael Eric. Colombia's War on Drugs: Can Peru Provide the Recipe for Success?. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2000. 134 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 H681c

Periodicals

Balbi, Carmen Rosa and Palmer, David Scott. "Reinventing" Democracy in Peru. Current History 100:65-72 February 2001.
Details discoveries of the Fujimori presidency.

Bolivar Ocampo, Alberto. Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Peru, 1980-1990. Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement 6:1-26 Summer 1997.

Daly, John C. K. The USSR and Sendero Luminos: Marxist Rhetoric Versus Maoist Reality. Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement 6:27-52 Summer 1997.

Deyermenjian, Gregory. On the Trail of Legends: Searching for Ancient Ruins East of the Andes. GPS World 10:20-26+ June 1999.

Doubts About Deal on 'Disappeared.' Latin American Weekly Report, p 284, June 20, 2000.
Problems and solution to account for those who disappeared under Pinochet.

Electoral Tinkering Has Not Ended. Latin American Weekly Report, p 278, June 20, 2000.
Reports of post-election bribery to strengthen Fujimori government.

Elton, Catherine. Bonds Beyond Borders. Americas 51:6-13 September-October 1999.
With the signing of the Peru-Ecuador peace accords, families long separated are reuniting to preserve a shared culture.

Fujimori Cocks a Snook & Wins Third Term, Even if He Seems to Have "Lost." Latin American Weekly Report, p 241, May 30, 2000.
Assesses international support for Fujimori's third term.

Fujimori Flees and Resigns after Montesinos Threatens to Spill the Beans. Latin American Weekly Report, p 541, November 21, 2000.

Gamboa, Juan Carlos. The Politics of Hope. Hemisphere 10:10-13 Fall 2001.
Examines Fujimori's governing style and popularity

Gamara, Jeffrey. Conflict, Post-Conflict and Religion: Andean Responses to New Religious Movements. Journal of Southern African Studies 26:271-287 June 2000.

Gonzales-Cueva, Eduardo. Conscription and Violence in Peru. Latin American Perspectives 27:88-102 May 2000.
Recounts problems/abuses of the conscription process in Peru.

Kay, Bruce H. Violent Opportunities: The Rise and Fall of "King Coca" and Shining Path. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 41:97-127 Fall 1999.

Krauss, Clifford. Peru's Drug Successes Erode As Traffickers Adapt. Current News: Early Bird, pp 19-20, August 19, 1999.
Reprinted from the New York Times, August 19, 1999.

Levitsky, Steven. Fujimori and Post-Party Politics in Peru. Journal of Democracy 10:78-92 July 1999.

Lima Summit Endorses Fujimori. Latin American Weekly Report, p 271, June 13, 2000.
Neighbors back controversial third term.

OAS Decides to Help Fujimori 'Strengthen Democracy' in New Term. Latin American Weekly Report, p 253, June 6, 2000.
Backsliding on initial assessment of election irregularities.

OAS Mission Delivers Reform Blueprint. Latin American Weekly Report, p 305, July 4, 2000.
OAS list of reforms for Peru.

The Organization of American States in Peru. Journal of Democracy 12:123-140 October 2001.
Includes two articles: "A Model for the Future?" and "Room for Improvement."

Palmer, David Scott. Democracy and Its Discontents in Fujimori's Peru. Current History 99, no 634`:60-65 February 2000.
Countering views on the prospect of Fujimori's third term.

Peru: Sendero's Loss Is Fujimori's Gain. Latin American Weekly Report, p 329, July 20, 1999.
The capture of the last Sendero Luminos commander boosts Fujimori's stance on human rights.

Peruvian Congress and Fujimori Show Limits of Compliance with OAS Plan. Latin American Weekly Report, p 313, July 11, 2000.
Post election moves to meet OAS demands.

Pratt, Mary Louise. Apocalypse in the Andes. Americas 51:38-47 August 1999.
Over two centuries ago, Tupac Amaru II set in motion a socio-political upheaval that forever defined the region's cultural identity.

Presidential Warning May Herald Toughening of OAS Mission to Peru. Latin American Weekly Report p 277 June 20, 2000.
"Oblique warnings" to Fujimori on legitimacy of third term.

Schmidt, Gregory D. Delegative Democracy in Peru? Fujimori's 1995 Landslide and the Prospects for 2000. Journal of Interamerican Studies of World Affairs 42:99-132 Spring 2000.
Analyzes key elements of Peru's 1995 presidential election.

Toledo Pulls Out of Peruvian Run-Off and Courts Reprisals by Urging Abstention. Latin American Weekly Report, p 229, May 23, 2000.

Trying the 'Pinochet Variant' on Fujimori. Latin American Weekly Report, p 398, August 28, 2001.
Peru considers 'crimes against humanity' charge to put pressure on Japan to extradite Fujimori.

US Delivers 'Pre-Emptive' Sanction. Latin American Weekly Report, p 329, July 18, 2000.
US Congress excludes Peru from anti-drug aid for failing to comply with democracy strengthening measures.

Violence Heralds Fujimori's New Term. Latin America Weekly Report, p 350, August 1, 2000.
Includes list of new cabinet appointments.


Uruguay


Cason, Jeffrey. Electoral Reform and Stability in Uruguay. Journal of Democracy 11:85-98 April 2000.
Analysis of 1999 presidential election.


Venezuela 


Documents

Segovia, Reinaldo. Arms Transfers to Venezuela: A Comparative and Critical Analysis of the Acquisition Process (1980-1996). Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, March 1999. 81 (p)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 S4541a

Periodicals

Aitken, Brian J. and Ann E. Harrison. Do Domestic Firms Benefit From Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence of Venezuela. American Economic Review 89:605-618 June 1999.
Promoting foreign investment to encourage technology "spillovers" proves to be small, with some scenarios producing negative affects.

Baburkin, Sergei and others. The 1992 Coup Attempts in Venezuela: Causes and Failure. Journal of Political and Military Sociology 27:141-154 Summer 1999.

Barber, Ben. U.S. Rushes Aid to Flood-Ravaged Areas along the Caribbean. Current News: Early Bird, pp 17-18, December 22, 1999.
Reprinted from the Washington Times, December 22, 1999, p 17.

Chavez Appoints First Civilian to Defence. Latin American Weekly Report, p 62, February 6, 2001.
Cabinet shuffling on the anniversary of Chavez' second year in power.

Chavez Faces First Sign of Military Dissent - Plus Assorted Accusations. Latin American Weekly Review, p 289, June 27, 2000.

Chavez Rights Record Takes a Drubbing. Latin American Weekly Review, p 585, December 12, 2000.
Rights monitoring group evaluates first year of Chavez rule.

Chavez Wins with Enough Backing in Congress to Rule; AD Survives. Latin American Weekly Report p 349 August 1, 2000.
Chavez scores 59% in presidential election but one of the traditional ruling parties, Accion Democratica won 32 of 165 seats in the legislature.

Chavez Tightens Grip by Dismissing Miquilena, Appointing Fellow Coupster. Latin American Weekly Report, p 49, January 29, 2002.
Newly appointed interior minister, Ramon Rodriguez Chacin, is rumored to have conducted secret missions inside Colombia.

Coker, Trudie O. Globalization and State Capital Accumulation: Deteriorating Economic and Political Rights in Venezuela. Latin American Perspectives 26:75-91 September 1999.

Coronil, Fernando. Magical Illusions or Revolutionary Magic? Chavez in Historical Context. NACLA Report on the Americas 23:34-41 May/June 2000.
Past traditions continue to define Venezuelan politics despite avowed attempts to institute change.

Ellner, Steve. Polarized Politics in Chavez's Venezuela. NACLA Report on the Americas 23:29-33 May/June 2000.
Details tensions within Chavez's party and opposite from other groups.

Ellner, Steve. The Radical Potential of Chavismo in Venezuela. Latin American Perspectives 28:5-32 Describes the rise to power of Chavez, his policies and external threats to his economic plan.

'Farc & ELN are not Terrorists.' Latin American Weekly Report, p 458, October 2, 2001.
Hugo Chavez' reaction to war on terrorism.

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. Two Faces of Hugo Chavez. NACLA Report on the Americas 23:18-21 May/June 2000.
Media image vs. impressions of a personal interview.

Leaked Video Shows Joint Op with Farc: Purported Memo Says There Was an Explicit Accord. Latin American Weekly Report, p 62, February 5, 2002.
Video and memo suggest Venezuelan agreement to aid and abet Farc.

Lopez-Maya, Margarita and Luis E. Lander. Refounding the Republic: The Political Project of Chavismo NACLA Report on the Americas 23:22-28 May/June 2000.
Describes popular support for Chavez despite rising poverty and unemployment.

Martz, John D. Political Parties and Candidate Selection in Venezuela and Colombia. Political Science Quarterly 114:639-659 1999-2000.
"This article is oriented around the role and influence of party leadership in the selection of presidential candidates."

McCoy, Jennifer L. Chavez and the end of " Partyarchy" in Venezuela. Journal of Democracy 10:64-77 July 1999.

McCoy, Jennifer L. Demystifying Venezuela's Hugo Chavez. Current History 99, no. 634:66-71 February 2000.
Review of Chavez' first year in office.

McCoy, Jennifer and Neuman, Laura. Defining the "Bolivarian Revolution": Hugo Chavez's Venezuela. Current History 100:80-85 February 2001.
Explores question - where is Chavez taking Venezuela?

Old Comrades Turn Against Chavez. Latin American Weekly Report, pp 270-271, June 13, 2000.

Romero, Celina. Pacific Revolution. The World Today, 55,24-25 October 1999.
The election of Hugo Chavez and selected events that followed.

Rosen, Fred and Jo-Marie Burt. Hugo Chavez Venezuela's Redeemer? NACLA Report on the Americas 23:15-17 May/June 2000.
Brief review of Chavez's rise to power and events to-date.

Rosen, Fred. Chavez and Democracy in Venezuela. NACLA Report on the Americas 33:5 September/October 1999.

Venezuela: Row in Caracas over US Air Bases. Latin American Weekly Report, p 225, May 18, 1999.
Describes a belated protest over a request for over flight permission.

Washington and Market Jitters Add to the Squeeze on Hugo Chavez. Latin American Weekly Report, p 73, February 12, 2002.
US officials express concern about Chavez, while economic news reflects downturn.

Who is Hugo Chavez's Opposition? Latin American Week Review, pp 258-250, June 6, 2000.
Extracted from Richard Gott's book on Hugo Chavez.


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