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  • Main Title Latin America: Terrorism Issues


  • Author: Sullivan, Mark P.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Latin American Affairs


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2010-10-26


  • English


  • Content Description: Since the September 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, U.S. attention to terrorism in Latin America has intensified, with an increase in bilateral and regional cooperation. This report discusses the issue in relation to the U.S. State Department's April 2009 Country Report on Terrorism; Colombian President Hugo Chávez's sympathies with terrorist groups and lack of cooperation on antiterrorism efforts; growing U.S. concern over activities of terrorist groups Hezbollah and Hamas in the tri-border area of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay; and various legislative initiatives related to Latin American terrorism issues being considered by the 111th Congress.
  • Physical Description: 13 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Terrorism
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Counterterrorism
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government - Latin America


  • Place Name: Central America and Caribbean
  • Place Name: Colombia
  • Place Name: Venezuela
  • Place Name: Argentina
  • Place Name: Brazil
  • Place Name: Paraguay
  • Place Name: South America


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RS21049
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS21049_2010Oct26
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29730