Revista de Relaciones Internacionales, Estrategia y Seguridad
versão impressa ISSN 1909-3063
RAMIREZ, María Fernanda e YEPES, María José. GEOPOLÍTICA DE LOS RECURSOS ESTRATÉGICOS: CONFLICTOS POR AGUA EN AMÉRICA LATINAL. rev.relac.int.estrateg.segur. [online]. 2011, vol.6, n.1, pp. 149-165. ISSN 1909-3063.
Some natural resources, like water, are essential for human survival and for this reason interest exists in seizing them, or to obtain benefit from its shortage. Latin America has large reserves of water resources, for which, diverse troubling situations and unrest at the social level have existed; but, at the same time, limits has been placed on the interests of the various actors in the conflict, such as international organizations of various kinds, transnational corporations and developed countries, that have depleted or polluted part of its water reserves.
Palavras-chave : strategic resources; conflict; privatization; interventionism; water.