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Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392859-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9285-9
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
... paramilitaries drug traffic the state neoliberalism sovereignty ...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
... civic strikes guerrillas USO cold war paramilitaries ...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... This chapter examines the emergence of a violent new configuration of power in Barrancabermeja, between 2000 and 2006, in which paramilitaries forged a realm of de facto sovereignty that was grounded in the violent repression of labor, the suppression of democratic processes, and the control...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
... Simón Bolívar nineteenth-century civil wars Soledad Acosta de Samper guerrilla groups in Colombia paramilitaries ...
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... This chapter documents how counterinsurgent, paramilitary terror unmade Barrancabermeja’s working class by rupturing the fabric of popular solidarity and dispossessing and displacing working people from the late twentieth century to the present. Political violence provided both the preconditions...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
... and the paramilitary leader Carlos Castaño. The point of view of a captured police colonel is provided by the inclusion of a personal letter written by Luis Mendieta, who was held by the guerrillas in substandard conditions at jungle outposts for more than a decade. Violence Simón Bolívar nineteenth-century...
Book Chapter

By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
.... civic strikes guerrillas USO cold war paramilitaries ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-139
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... paramilitary lines. Its members see themselves as being engaged in a perpetual struggle both for Camba culture and against efforts by the central government in La Paz to exert control over the region’s political, economic, and cultural interests. The Youth Union trains its members in marching, close-unit...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-103
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of Democracy ( conade ) held an emergency meeting in the offces of the Bolivian Workers Central ( cob ). They were surrounded by paramilitary agents who arrived in ambulances and forced the civilians to come out lined up with their hands behind their heads. On the staircase of the building, a burst of gunfire...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the organization and its methods are in some ways modeled along paramilitary lines. Its members see themselves as being engaged in a perpetual struggle both for Camba culture and against efforts by the central government in La Paz to exert control over the region’s political, economic, and cultural interests...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... July 1980, General Luis García Meza initiated the most brutal of all the Bolivian coups. Quiroga and the rest of the National Committee for the Defense of Democracy ( conade ) held an emergency meeting in the offces of the Bolivian Workers Central ( cob ). They were surrounded by paramilitary agents...