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with luck, balls are better than brains

Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in what is today northwestern Italy.[2][3][4][5] Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four … Continue reading

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Compartamos Banco

  Compartamos Banco From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Compartamos, S.A.B de C.V. Type Sociedad Anónima Bursátil de Capital Variable Traded as BMV: GENTERA Industry Banking Founded 1990 Headquarters Mexico City, Mexico Key people Carlos Labarthe Costas,(Chairman) Fernando Álvarez Toca, (CEO) Products Financial … Continue reading

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influx of Central American children

Jul. 27, 2014 12:10pm Zach Noble When iconic conservative columnist George Will gave his thoughts on the influx of Central American children streaming into the U.S., he left “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace struggling for words to respond. “We … Continue reading

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China has become main banker in Latin America by Ariel Noyola Rodríguez The loans granted by China have changed into an instrument of foreign politics. At the same time these loans permit China to forge closer ties with fundamental allies … Continue reading

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The Gaia hypothesis

Industrial agriculture could be hitting fundamental limits in its capacity to produce sufficient crops to feed an expanding global population according to new research published in Nature Communications. The study by scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln argues that there have been abrupt declines or … Continue reading

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Liberation theology

Liberation theology refers to forms of local or contextual theology that proposes that knowledge of God based on revelation leads necessarily to a Christian theological praxis that opposes unjust social and political structures.[1] It has been described as “an interpretation … Continue reading

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Gold Reserves

Published on Aug 15, 2013 Published on 15 Aug 2013 The world is losing trust in the dollar as a safe haven. A major blow came after Germany’s Bundesbank demanded the repatriation of a big chunk of its gold being … Continue reading

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Jesuit Reduction

A Jesuit Reduction was a type of settlement for indigenous people in Latin America created by the Jesuit Order during the 17th and 18th centuries. The strategy of the Spanish Empire was to gather native populations into centers called Indian … Continue reading

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Jack D. Forbes

Jack D. Forbes (January 7, 1934, Long Beach, CA – February 23, 2011, Davis, CA) was a Native American writer, scholar and political activist. He is best known for his role in establishing one of the first Native American Studies programs (at UC Davis), and for founding D-Q University, the … Continue reading

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American Pie

“American Pie” is partly biographical and partly the story of America during the idealized 1950s and the bleaker 1960s. It was initially inspired by Don’s memories of being a paperboy in 1959 and learning of the death of Buddy Holly. … Continue reading

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