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"Timeline" Continued...

Issue: "A warmer Chile," Nov. 9, 2002

2002

In Colombia, new president Alvaro Uribe declares a state of emergency to fight a "regime of terror" following a surge of war violence. In Venezuela, a coup fails to overthrow Marxist president Chavez, who emphasizes class antagonism and attacks attempts by the rich to "sabotage" the economy.

References: Lands and Peoples, Central and South America; Worcester Makers of Latin America; Skidmore, Modern Latin America; Henriquez-Urena, A Concise History of Latin American Culture; Castillo-Feliu, Culture and Customs of Ecuador; Handelsman, Culture and Customs of Chile; Rock, Argentina, 1516-1982, From Spanish Colonization to the Falklands War; Williamson, The Penguin History of Latin America; Martin, Tongues of Fire, the Explosion of Protestantism in Latin America; Westmeier, Protestant Pentecostalism in Latin America; Chesnut, Born Again in Brazil, The Pentecostal Boom and the Pathogens of Poverty; Winn, Americas, the Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean; Burns, Latin America, a Concise Interpretive History; Burns, A History of Brazil; Langer, An Encyclopedia of World History; Timetables of History

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