Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Just like the US had the Indian Wars, Argentina had at that same time something that became known as the “Conquest of the Desert”, which involved the seizure of the Patagonia and the pacification (through overwhelming military force, of course) … Continue reading

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Götterdämerung to the Tune of a Bossa Nova (part 2): “Lula” Returns to the Slammer

Luis Inacio “Lula” Da Silva attending the inauguration of the new leadership of the Brazilian Workers’ Party on July 5, 2017. Dilma Rousseff sits next to him. Photo credit: Associated Press. Source: MSN The Lava Jato (“Car Wash”) anti-corruption probe … Continue reading

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