Posts Tagged ‘latin’

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 00

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 […]

“The CIA Simulated UFO Abductions In Latin America As Psychological Warfare Experiments” – Dr. Jacques Vallée

The Facts: In his book, “Forbidden Science 4,” Dr. Jacques Valle explains how he came in possession documents showing that forced “UFO abductions” were conducted by the CIA as psychological warfare experiments. Reflect On: What type of technology would the CIA have to have in order to pull something like this off? The picture you […]

Era Of US Domination Of Latin America Coming To An End

Above photo: Marcha en Venezuela contra las sanciones de Trump – Reuters. Despite its failings at home, the United States intervenes in countries across multiple continents seeking to control their governments and resources. This week, we look at the US’ latest efforts in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Bolivia to undermine their independence and force them to serve the […]

The Latin alphabet derives from Greek

The Latin alphabet derives from Greek Chalcidian November 15, 2018 Published in Weird The Latin alphabet is the Greek Chalcidian alphabet of the Cumae, a colony of Chalcis in Italy founded c. 740 BCE The Greeks were the first Europeans to learn to write with an alphabet, and from them alphabetic writing spread to the […]

China Is to Stay in Latin America and US Has No Choice but to Accept

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China has been increasing its soft power in Latin America since it began heavily investing in the region since the mid-2000s. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has taken an ineffective and aggressive approach to try and counter Beijing in Latin America, a region that Washington calls its “own backyard.” Relations between China and […]

US Latin American Regime-Change Tour Now Playing Nicaragua

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA – For over seven weeks, events in Nicaragua have devolved into an increasingly common scenario for leaders who find themselves at odds with Washington: the country’s president, Daniel Ortega, stands accused of “killing his own people” after authorities have used “lethal force” in quelling recent protests. The unrest, which has resulted in the […]

UN urges legalization in Latin America to reduce cost of prohibition

     Peru, Colombia and Bolivia are the top producers of coca leaves used to make cocaine, much of which is smuggled through Mexico to reach the United States. A U.N. agency on Monday called for legalizing drugs in Latin America to reduce the human cost of prohibition. Alicia Barcena, a Mexican who heads the Santiago-based […]

It Could Happen Here: Latin America and the U.S. Both Have an Authoritarian Problem (And for the Same Reasons)

Retracing the rise and fall of authoritarianism across civilized society is like watching a pendulum swing back and forth. Its comings and goings have become inevitable, and essentially predictable, because we’ve never addressed the underlying cause — just its symptoms. You will hear Venezuela’s most recent presidential election described by its victor, Nicolás Maduro, as […]

STUPID: Publix grocery stores ban LATIN words on birthday cakes because staffers think Latin words are profanity

(Natural News) A South Carolina teenager was forced into having an embarrassing conversation with his friends and loved ones after a local Publix grocery store where his mom ordered him a graduation cake decided to arbitrarily censor its congratulatory wording, ignorantly believing it to be profanity. Jacob Koscinski, a home-schooler who recently […]

Latin America: ‘Breathtaking Homicidal Violence’

Latin America: ‘Breathtaking Homicidal Violence’ April 26th, 2018 Via: Guardian: Latin America has suffered more than 2.5m murders since the start of this century and is facing an acute public security crisis that demands urgent and innovative solutions, a new report warns. “The sheer […]

Disintegrating into chaos: Latin America in grip of crisis of homicidal violence

     Region has experienced 2.5 million murders since 2000 and report paints bleak picture of extreme violence and deteriorating security Latin America has suffered more than 2.5m murders since the start of this century and is facing an acute public security crisis that demands urgent and innovative solutions, a new report warns. “The sheer dimensions […]

2.5 Million Murders in 16 Years: Latin America’s Nonwhite Crime Wave

At least 2.5 million people have been murdered in Latin America in just sixteen years (between 2000 and 2016), representing 33 percent of the world’s homicides—despite having only 8 percent of its population, a new report by the Brazilian Igarapé Institute has revealed. The report, titled “Citizen security in Latin America: Facts and Figures,” which […]

Trump Team Coaching Latin American Allies on Drafting Anti-Venezuela Legislation

In yet another attempt at undermining Venezuela’s democracy, U.S. President Donald Trump is prepping a team of lawyers and policy experts to help right-wing Latin American governments write new laws to impose sanctions on Venezuelan officials and industries, as part of Washington’s economic and political war against the leftist government aiming to oust President Nicolas Maduro, […]

Correa & Kirchner on RT: Former Latin American chiefs talk resurgence of neoliberalism

Twice president of Argentina, Kirchner believes that a new wave of neoliberalism is gaining a foothold in South America, resulting in legal attacks on opposition leaders. “There is a new wave of late neoliberalism in our region today. We observe a new phenomenon called lawfare – using the judiciary to persecute opposition leaders, to slander […]

Another Latin American Soft Coup on Tap? Western Media Decries Evo Morales’ Candidacy

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (Analysis) — When Bolivia’s Constitutional Court made the decision in January to modify aspects of the Constitution that placed limits on the number of times an elected official could seek re-election, it sparked a flurry of negative coverage in mainstream media. “Bolivia Tells President His Time Is Up. He Isn’t Listening,” a […]

Bolton’s Regime-Change Mentality Includes Latin America Among His Targets

This article is Part III of a series exploring the past of soon-to-be National Security Adviser John Bolton and what his appointment will mean for U.S. foreign policy, with a focus on the Middle East, Latin America, and the Koreas. Part I examined Bolton’s past advocacy for Israel, often at the U.S.’ expense. Part II […]

EU Commissioner Stylianides in Colombia: over €31 million in humanitarian aid announced for Latin America and the Caribbean

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