War

No one knows when war first started but experts believe it existed long before civilizations rose and fell. The cavemen used to fight one another with rocks, sticks and weapons made of animal bones. Ancient civilizations preferred the act of warfare by making weapons out of metals like bronze and iron. Ancient Rome, Greece, Persia, Egypt and Sumer prospered through conquests achieved through warfare

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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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The frightening Storms brewing over Arabia after a terrible global conflict

The frightening Storms brewing over Arabia after a terrible global conflict

  British Withdrawal from the Middle East Like the French, the British also faced major challenges to their influence and position in the Middle East after World War II. During the war, Britain had stationed huge numbers of troops in Egypt to protect its interests. As in World War I, the British, supported by the

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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 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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Cold war adversaries used the African continent as their boxing ring

Cold war adversaries used the African continent as their boxing ring

  Superpower rivalry complicated the efforts of new African nations to achieve peace and stability. As these nations sought financial and technical assistance from both the Soviet Union and the United States, they often found themselves caught up in the Cold War.   Angola. When civil war broke out in Angola after independence in 1975,

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Central African Nations Continue to Suffer under the Curse of their Mineral Wealth

Central African Nations Continue to Suffer under the Curse of their Mineral Wealth

The Central African Nations of  CAR(Central African Republic), DRC(The Democratic Republic of Congo) and SSD (South Sudan) are Countries that have been embroiled in conflict for decades all because of the presence of natural resources, These Countries are rich in Gold, Diamonds, Timber, Oil, Gems, Metals Such as Cobalt, Iron, tin, copper, Zinc, Aluminum and

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