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Politics is a dirty game. We all know this catchy phrase, but people still go into politics to build a career despite this bad reputations they have for ruining peoples public image. The political arena is not a simple thing that someone can joke about despite their home grown career training, you need to be extravagant in your moves because the world is watching you and one single misstep could bring your downfall

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A little trouble in a small Caribbean nation

A little trouble in a small Caribbean nation

Cuba was not the only troubled island nation in Latin America in the 1960s. Many countries experienced a shift toward the political left and were disrupted by a series of coups and assassinations, one of these nations is the Dominican republic. The Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo, assassinated in 1961, was succeeded by Juan Bosch, the first […]

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The Puzzling policies of some small Caribbean Statesmen

The Puzzling policies of some small Caribbean Statesmen

In 1986 the 30-year reign of the Duvalier family ended when “President for Life” Jean-Claude Duvalier was forced into exile. The people of Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, hoped that they would soon have a democratic government. The military regime that  first took control of the government reluctantly allowed an election to

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The unprecedented changes in the Latino Community

The unprecedented changes in the Latino Community

Events in the last several decades have given rise to new political and social pressures in Latin American society. By the early 1990s, most of the countries of Latin America were moving toward constitutional government. Women are one emerging political force. The struggle for women’s right to vote began in Latin America around World War

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Did Forbes Magazine unknowingly escalated Nigerian insecurity issues when they listed wealthy Nigerians on their Rich list?

If you are closely following the news , then you would know that recently, there has been an endless wave of kidnappings for ransom in Nigeria, the gangsters appear to have become bolder and attack more frequently than ever. What people are wondering is whether this recent behavior has something to do with the mentioning

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Do you think it’s a coincidence that both Ukrainian and Russian Presidents have Similar First names?

Introduction I hope I am not the only person who is baffled by this but I have noticed that The current Presidents of Russia and Ukraine have very similar first names, The Russian President is called Vladimirwhile the Ukrainian President is called Volodymyr. I see this is quite baffling because these are heads of states of

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The Great American Chips Nightmare

For the last year and a half, people have been talking about a global chips shortage that is affecting manufacturing and production across many industries, what has caught everyone by surprise is that The United States of America, the most technologically advanced country in the world doesn’t have a single microchips factory. The world today

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The deadly weapons that emerged in the first mechanized global conflict

World War I was an industrialized war. Industry produced weapons with the same efficient mass production methods that it had applied to other products. One of the most important new weapons of World War I was the machine gun. Its sweeping, rapid-fire spray of bullets was deadly and often made infantry advances terribly costly. To

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Some drastic changes brought about by the industrial revolution

Beginning in the early 1800s, manufacturers increasingly applied the findings of pure science to their businesses, generating a new wave of industrial growth. Electricity, a tremendous new source of power, was developed and used to run generators, lights, the telephone, and the telegraph. The invention of the internal combustion engine led to the development of

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When Latin American Economies were auctioned off to the highest bidders

When Latin American Economies were auctioned off to the highest bidders

Foreign investors, particularly from Great Britain, owned many of the new railroads, ranches, plantations, and mines in Latin America. Foreign banks financed large-scale commercial agriculture. Central governments allowed foreign capital to enter their countries without much regulation in the hope that foreigners would develop the economy by establishing new businesses there. However, investors usually sent

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