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The Mystery of the Cocoliztli Plague Solved?

The Mystery of the Cocoliztli Plague Solved?

By: Daniel Nardini We know what it was from the Spanish chronicles of the time; in 1545 a devastating plague struck the Aztec people (or those who had survived the… Read more »

The Results of Colombia’s General Election

The Results of Colombia’s General Election

By: Daniel Nardini In the general election for Colombia’s Congress, right wing parties have won the majority of the seats although they fell short of retaining a majority in the… Read more »

Peruvian President Up for Impeachment?!

Peruvian President Up for Impeachment?!

By: Daniel Nardini The Peruvian Congress may try to carry a second motion of impeachment on scandal-plagued Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. The first motion of impeachment, which failed, was… Read more »

Demanding Salvadoran Military Records on Missing Children be Opened

Demanding Salvadoran Military Records on Missing Children be Opened

By: Daniel Nardini Even after the Salvadoran Supreme Court ruled that all of the Salvadoran military records on all missing children from the civil war (1980-1992) must be opened, the… Read more »

Nepal Becomes Communist

Nepal Becomes Communist

By: Daniel Nardini In the Cold War days, this would have been big news. Nowadays it is almost buried near the obituaries. In December of 2017, the Communists swept the… Read more »

The Libertarian Party of Cuba

The Libertarian Party of Cuba

By: Daniel Nardini There are many people who will ask what exactly is the Libertarian Party? This question alone could take a whole book or two to fulfill the answer…. Read more »

Hypersonic Weapons

Hypersonic Weapons

By: Daniel Nardini In 1945, the United States invented a weapon that forever changed the world—the atomic bomb. What the United States, China and Russia are doing now may have… Read more »

Evo Morales for Dictator!

Evo Morales for Dictator!

By: Daniel Nardini A referendum back in 2016 that would have allowed current Bolivian President Evo Morales to run for a fourth term as president was completely defeated. The very… Read more »

Big Brother in Ecuador?

Big Brother in Ecuador?

By: Daniel Nardini The Ecuadoran government has been using a new surveillance system in the country since 2016 to keep watch on criminals. The system, called the ECU911 Integrated Security… Read more »

Kentucky’s Medicaid Cruelty

Kentucky’s Medicaid Cruelty

By: Daniel Nardini In what I can only call a very cynical move, the President Trump administration is allowing the State of Kentucky to require that all “able-bodied” individuals in… Read more »