Latin America

Lingering Consequences of the Paraguayan War

One of Latin America's darkest periods┬ábegan in 1865 -- around the time that the American Civil War was drawing to…

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Brazilian Elections

Last Monday, October 8th, 2018, saw the first round of Brazilian general elections. Paraphrasing one of the presidential candidates, Joao…

3 years ago

Nuclear Terrorism: Threat Profile and Potential Impact

The typical profile of a terrorist attack may include gunmen storming a government building or a suicide bomber detonating his…

3 years ago

Profile: Brazilian Journalist Tim Lopes

The media alerts us to human rights violations and wars between the oppressed and their oppressors. An under-reported story, however,…

3 years ago

Latin American Military Dictatorships

The period from 1964 - 1990 is a dark chapter in Latin American history. The period from 1964 - 1990…

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