Posts Tagged ‘latin’

From an Ox to an “A”: The Ancient Egyptian Origins of the Latin Alphabet

As crazy as it sounds, it’s now well attested that the letter “A” started out its evolution as the Egyptian hieroglyph for an ox. But its truly mind-blowing transformation came when turquoise miners in ancient Egypt  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Writings History Ancient Traditions Read Later 

Latin America Is Moving Towards Plurinationalism

Above Photo: A Bolivian man holding the Indigenous flag, the Wiphala. Indian Country Today. Slowly But Definitely. In recent years, various progressive leaders across the region have presented proposals for a plurinational state to achieve true decolonization. The Latin American and the Caribbean region is advancing towards breaking free from colonial mentality and recognizing nationalities […]

Russian diplomat refuses to rule out military deployment to Latin America

A top Russian diplomat on Thursday refused to rule out a military deployment to Cuba and Venezuela if the US and allies don’t stop military activities on Russia’s doorstep. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said he could “neither confirm nor exclude” the possibility of Russia sending military assets to Latin America. “It all depends on […]

China and Latin America: Washington is Losing Ground

The global Sino-American confrontation that has unfolded in recent years affects all spheres of the world economy and all regions. China stubbornly squeezes the United States in every area, including its traditional sphere of influence in Latin America. At the moment, the United States is the leading trading partner of Latin American countries as a […]

China unveils plan to ‘take over’ Latin America

JANUARY 02, 2022  BY JOEL GEHRKE Chinese Communist Party officials have unveiled an “action plan for cooperation” with Latin American countries that amounts to a “comprehensive” plan to influence the region and threaten U.S. interests, following a new summit with the nearest neighbors of the United States. “The Chinese don’t say, ‘We want to take over […]

2021 Latin America And The Caribbean In Review: The Pink Tide Rises Again

Above Photo: The then-presidents of Argentina, Ecuador and Peru, and the presidents of Brazil, Colombia and Chile at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, March 22, 2019. Esteban Felix / AP. US policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean continued in a seamless transition from Trump to Biden, but the terrain over which it […]

Martel: Jair Bolsonaro, Once Latin America’s Biggest Anti-China Hope, Silent on Genocide Olympics

A year into a global human rights campaign urging world leaders to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in protest of genocide and other atrocities under the Chinese government, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has evaded the topic entirely. Bolsonaro’s silence is partly due to nobody asking – no other foreign government and, apparently, no reporters […]

Romanitas in Early Medieval Wales: The Evidence of Latin Standing Stones

There are very few texts that survive from early medieval Wales, an era spanning the moment when the Romans left Wales until the Normans arrived. This is one of the reasons that historians have generally assumed that the peoples of early medieval Wales were uncivilized barbarians. In the absence of Roman literary culture, some thought […]

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

Juan Orlando Hernandez (Shutterstock) After the pink tide of progressive politics came a brown tidal wave of reaction. The last few years of governance in Latin America have reeked of corruption, repression, and environmental degradation. They will go down in history as the Sewage Decade, thanks to Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, Iván Duque of Colombia, […]

Hunger In Latin America And the Caribbean Rose By 13.8 Million People In Just One Year, Says UN Report

Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean is at its highest point since 2000, after a 30 percent increase in the number of people suffering hunger from 2019 to 2020, says a new UN report. According to the Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2021, in just one year, and in the context of the […]

The Latin American Left Is Ready For 2022

Above Photo: Nathalia Angarita / Reuters. Pink Tide 2.0 Is Well Underway. Latin America, the 21st century’s leading region for progressive victories, is in the midst of a leftist resurgence. A new “pink tide” is commencing, with the left holding office in a number of countries and challenging for power in upcoming presidential elections. Kicking […]

Latin America, the 1947 UN Partition Plan, and decolonization

On July 7 1937, the Peel Commission presented its report to the League of Nations, where it made the case for partitioning Palestine. “The National Home is bent on forcing the pace of its development, not only because of the desire of the Jews to escape from Europe, but because of anxiety as to the […]

Pre-Columbian Latin Text Proves Early Knowledge of the Americas

The accepted mainstream story has long been that no one in southern or western Europe knew anything about the Americas before the discoveries associated with the voyages of Columbus. But a new translation of a rare medieval Latin text, which was composed by an Italian monk, shows that this perception was inaccurate. In this ancient […]

To Please The Jews and Deny Jesus Christ Pope Francis Restricts Latin Mass

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis is further restricting the use of the Latin Mass — the standard form of the liturgy used for the last thousand years and favored by traditionalist Catholics — because it calls for the conversion of the Jews — and that until 2008 — also included an “antisemitic” reference to […]

Pope Francis BANS Traditional Latin Mass

Pope Francis cracked down on conservative Catholics on Friday, imposing harsh new restrictions on traditional Latin Mass. In his apostolic letter titled Traditionis Custodes (“Guardians of Tradition”), the pope has banned the celebration of the traditional Latin Mass – known as “Tridentine” Mass – in Catholic parishes and lifted existing accommodations to priests who wish to perform it. Breitbart.com […]

Demon Kinda Bummed To Be Cast Out In English Instead Of The Traditional Latin

FARGO, ND—Local demon Asmodeus has been cast out of yet another church in rural North Dakota after terrorizing the church members for several weeks. Before spreading his charred wings to fly off to the next town, he complained to local reporters that exorcisms just aren’t the same since they started doing them in English instead of […]

Princeton Scraps Latin or Greek Requirement for Classics Majors: ‘It’s RACIST’

Princeton University has decided to ditch its language requirement for classics majors due to ‘racism’, meaning that students will no longer need to learn Latin or ancient Greek to obtain their degree. A Princeton Alumni Weekly article announced the curriculum changes in April. Not only was the Latin or Greek requirement banned, so was the “classics track,” an […]

56 U.S. Military Interventions in Latin America

by Admin · Published April 7, 2021 · Updated April 7, 2021 Note: All these countries are at present THIRD WORLD countries with MASSIVE POVERTY and a low standard of living. This is what our Evil Oligarchy/illuminutti’s/Zionists/AshkeNAZI’s want for America. Source

Holy Sepulchre Church Opens on Palm Sunday as Latin Patriarch Says ‘We Feel More Hopeful’

Christian worshippers hold palm fronds during a Palm Sunday procession in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City March 28, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad In scenes very different from last year, Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre was open to the public on Palm Sunday, allowing Christians to attend mass at the […]

Celebrating the Greek War of Independence in Latin America

Credit: Courtesy of Greek Orthodox Community of Venezuela The long-awaited Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence is approaching and will be  celebrated by many compatriots around the world — some as far away as Latin America. It is one of the most important dates in the history of Greece, commemorating two hundred years of liberation […]

Latin America’s Greek Diaspora Calls for Stronger Ties with Greece

Video conference between Greek representatives of the Latin America diaspora with PM Mitsotakis. Credit: Greek Government Organizations representing the Greek Diaspora in Latin America called for stronger contacts with Greece during a video conference with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday. The premier said he was “moved by the Greek flags set behind them, wherever […]

Latin America’s largest online retailer removing antisemitic objects

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — Mercado Libre, Latin America’s largest online retailer, is purging antisemitic objects it previously listed for sale from its store. The company is removing books such as “Mein Kampf” and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” in addition to other Nazi coins, posters and memorabilia. On Feb. 11, the retailer […]

Latin America Finds Its Own Answers To Produce COVID-19 Vaccines

Above photo: Cuba debate. In a world harmed by the severe COVID-19 pandemic, the access to vaccines is being distorted by the rules of the open market and the deep gap between rich and poor nations. As the director of the World Health Organization (WHO), doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, recently said, “the world is on […]

Ecuador’s Election Promises Advance For Socialism In Latin America

Four years after turncoat Lenin Moreno claimed the presidency and turned the country inside out, Ecuador will elect a new president on February 7, 2021. Moreno betrayed the citizen’s revolution he had promised to continue, and with his approval rating somewhere between 7 percent (CEDATOS, September 2020) and 16 percent (Atlas Intel, December 2020), Moreno will […]

Latin American Academics Endorse Boycott Of Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions

170 academics from 17 Latin American countries have signed a public declaration for the academic boycott of Israel, in a show of solidarity with the Palestinian people, including the Palestinian academic community. Among the signatories are anthropologist Ochy Curiel, Colombian anthropologist Arturo Escobar, Maya-Kaqchikel thinker Aura Cumes Simón, Chilean historian Igor Alexis Goicovic Donoso, Chilean historian Sergio Grez Toso, Chilean artist Ingrid Wildi Merino, […]

Argentina May Soon Become The Largest Latin American Nation To Legalize Abortion

The lower house of Argentina’s legislature on Thursday will begin debate on a bill to legalize abortion, putting the country on track to become the largest Latin American nation to decriminalize the procedure. Passage of the legislation, which would allow abortions until the 14th week of pregnancy, would be a major milestone for Argentina’s feminist […]

The Erosion of US Dominance in Latin America

On November 30, 2020, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned China National Electronics Import & Export Corporation (CEIEC) – a state-owned company specializing in engineering and defence electronics – for having provided technological support to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s administration. The CEIEC has been supporting the state firm National […]

Once home to one of Latin America’s most notorious prisons, San Lucas is now a tourist paradise

In Costa Rica, the dismal prison island of San Lucas has been transformed into a tourist paradise with a natural park and wild beaches. Not far from the coast of the Gulf of Nicoya, on the Pacific coast, the island of San Lucas was until now notorious for its prison which operated from 1873 until […]

Chupacabra: Legend of a Blood-Sucking Cryptid in Latin America

The Chupacabra is a legendary cryptid often associated with Mexico, and well-known across Latin America. One of the locations the Chupacabra has made a significant impact in the past is in Puerto Rico. Reportedly first sighted there during the mid-1990s, the Chupacabra made headlines across the world when livestock started mysteriously dying. Animals were found […]

Walking The Tightrope: Latin America’s Pink Tide

Above photo: Latin America’s Pink Tide Pink Tide. Daniel Del Toro. Latin America’s Pink Tide: Breakthroughs and Shortcomings, edited by economic historian and prominent Latin Americanist Steve Ellner, offers a critical ethical theoretical framework for assessing the performance of left and left-of-center governments in Latin America during the Pink Tide. The “Pink Tide” refers to the […]

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