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Unformatted text preview: Geog 120 Notes 4.5.11 Latin America and the Caribbean Pt. 2 I. Last Time a. African Diaspora in Latin America and Caribbean. I I. Dictators a. A Few Examples i. Duvalier Family (Haiti) ii. Somoza Family (Nicaragua) iii. Trujillo (Dominican Republic) iv. Jorge Videla (Argentina) b. Consequences (as a result of economic struggles) i. Haitian brain drain (to U.S., Canada, Cuba) – 1950s to present ii. Nicaraguan Migration - 90s iii. Dominican Migration - 60s, 80s-present iv. Guatemalan Migration - 70s-80s v. Salvadoran Migration - 80s c. Spaces of Resistance d. Illegality i. People lived in illegal housing (favelas), because they needed somewhere to live and had no other options. ii. Eventually, people became legal through illegal practices. iii. Drug traffickers in Brazil have come to power in urban spaces. e. Lesson: When the sovereign do not provide what they promised they would and should, (education, health care, etc.) then another group (the people) will intervene that will provide that. group (the people) will intervene that will provide that....
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course GEOG 120 taught by Professor Whitmore during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08