The Cold War was a war of two differing courses for humankind. The United States and its allies fought a bitter war of ideas with the Soviet Union and its Communist brethren. It was a war, however, that involved more than words. For the two sides, in their quests for spheres of influence, resorted to anything to ‘secure’ these spheres.… [Read more]
Guatemala, called, “The Land of Eternal Spring”, is a small, but incredibly beautiful country in Central America. There are lush tropical forests, active volcanoes, and Lake Atitlán, which Aldous Huxley remarked that it was “too much of a good thing”.
A 36-year long civil war systematically and deliberately exterminated the noble Mayan people of Guatemala. 200,000 were killed, in which about 83% were Mayan, according to a U.N.… [Read more]