INDIAN AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 21ST CENTURY

Latin America is also characterized by globalization: economic, technological and political. Not military dictators further represented the continent but – a transition – more social democratically oriented politicians, some of whom took Indian postures. Alejandro Toledo, who had grown up in an Indian family, was in 2001 sworn in as President of Peru at Machu…

MEXICO

In the 1970s, Mexicos economy grew strongly following the discovery of large oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico. However, there was a global overproduction of oil and, furthermore, the Mexican economy suffered from the rise of international interest rates and the rocketing of the exchangerate US-Dollars. Mexicos foreign debt exploded, the country had to…

ECONOMY AND VIOLENCE IN MEXICO

In the 1970s, Mexicos economy grew strongly following the discovery of large oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico. However, a global overproduction of oil occurred and in addition, the Mexican economy suffered from growing international interest rates and the US Dollars sky-rocketing. Mexicos foreign debt exploded, the country had to ask for international support,…