By Robert Crane, Carlos G. Rizowy
For foreign company and Cross-Cultural administration classes. This concise, functional ebook used to be written to higher comprehend the enterprise cultures in 11 Latin American international locations, whereas supplying scholars with a ancient point of view to cultural modifications. to accommodate what's an inherently obscure and as but ill-defined subject--the cross-cultural kin of Latin America--this publication makes use of a sequence of filters to notice the illusive cultural elements in Latin American existence.
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If formerly they could be more easily appeased by the dominant presence of the United States in the region, today this country’s relative withdrawal has already encouraged rivalries among the states that seek to occupy this vacuum to gain greater regional and international influence. Moreover, the fact that the United States has been explicitly left aside, together with Canada, from one of the largest organizations parallel to the OAS, namely, the Summit for the Unity of Latin America and the Caribbean (Cancún Summit), in February 2010, does not necessarily contribute to hemispheric peace.
The episode also reveals the entry of the civilian conflicts of some countries into regional and extra-regional geopolitical dynamics. The crisis on this occasion was catalyzed by a Colombian air strike on Ecuadorian territory, with the objective of targeting one of FARC’s main leaders, Raul Reyes. In consequence, the transfer of Ecuadorian and Venezuelan troops to the Colombian border rapidly transformed this episode into a confrontation between the Chávez regime and the US government. The accusations of the Colombian authorities that Chávez was financing the guerrillas was swiftly followed by the closing of the Venezuelan embassy in Bogotá and the expulsion of the Colombian representatives in Quito and Caracas.