Latinoamérica. Revista de estudios Latinoamericanos
versão impressa ISSN 1665-8574
OSTOS CETINA, María del Pilar. Application of geopolitical models in Latin America: the cases of Brazil and Colombia. Latinoamérica [online]. 2011, n.53, pp. 147-167. ISSN 1665-8574.
This Article has several purposes upon return of the key elements provided by the geopolitics classical, to explain the new reconfiguration of Latin America from the competing interests hegemonic, which have led to this design in geopolitics, passing like Colombia, located between the Caribbean Sea and territories that make up the Andean basin Amazonian, have become a kind of fence strategically (rimland) from which it intends to "supervise" the actions of its immediate neighbor: Brazil, who may consider it from that perspective, the pivot area (heartland) more strategically throughout the South American region.
Palavras-chave : Geopolitics classical; Colombia; Brazil; Interest hegemonic; Heartland; Rimland.