Judi Lynn started the topic Colombia’s center-right parties back anti-government protests in the forum Foreign Affairs 2 hours ago
by Adriaan Alsema November 14, 2019
Colombia’s center-right parties said Wednesday that they supported next week anti-government protests and urged President Ivan Duque to distance himself from “radical voices.”
In an extraordinary press conference, leaders of the Liberal Party, Radical Change and the U Party said they supported the natio…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Fossils of the oldest meat-eating dinosaur were just discovered in Brazil in the forum Science and Environment 16 hours ago
The 230-million-year-old Mesozoic meat eater was small but ferocious.
November 13, 2019 12:23 PM PST
Long before Tyrannosaurus rex stomped across the Earth, a 230-million-year-old Mesozoic meat eater was gnawing its way through the Triassic world. Nearly 10 feet long, the small but ferocious Gnathovorax cabreirai — meaning “a jaw for…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Make No Mistakes, Morales’ Removal Is Directed Against Bolivia’s Indigenous in the forum Foreign Affairs 16 hours ago
NOVEMBER 13 ,2019 BY PAUL ANTONOPOULOS
It certainly has been a difficult year for reactionaries and neoliberals in South America as they failed to violently replace Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro with U.S.-puppet Juan Guaidó, implement International Monetary Fund (IMF) demands against Ecuador after the people rose up, maintain the p…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Black panther: Rare animal caught on camera in Kenya in the forum Science and Environment 17 hours ago
By Kameron Virk
14 February 2019
Beautiful photos at link:
By Helen Briggs
13 November 2019
A fossilised tooth left behind by the largest ape that ever lived is shedding new light on the evolution of apes.
Gigantopithecus blacki was thought to stand nearly three metres tall and tip the scales at 600kg.
In an astonishing advance, scientists have obtained molecular evidence from a…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic After Trade Deal, Unhealthy Foods Flowed Into Central America, Dominican Republic in the forum Foreign Affairs 17 hours ago
November 14, 2019
By Eurasia Review
How do free trade agreements impact diet and health?
A study on a trade deal between the U.S. and smaller, developing countries in Central America and the Caribbean highlights the need for policymakers to consider this question, says Marion Werner, PhD, associate professor of geography in the University at…[Read more]
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Expect to find CIA behind Morales’ ouster: When an Elected Government Falls in Latin America, Look for US Role
By Dave Lindorff
By Dave Lindorff
When it comes to politics…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic “No You Guys, THIS US-Backed Coup Is Perfectly Legitimate!" in the forum Foreign Affairs 18 hours ago
Caitlin Johnstone Thursday, 14 November 2019, 4:40 pm
Article: Caitlin Johnstone
I just keep tripping on how dumb this latest US-backed military coup is. It’s in Bolivia in case you’ve lost track, which would be perfectly reasonable since US-backed coups have become kind of like US mass shootings–there’s so many of them they’re starting to blend…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Clashes rock Bolivia as new interim leader challenged in the forum Latest Breaking News 19 hours ago
Luis Andres Henao and Paola Flores, Associated Press
Published 10:33 p.m. ET Nov. 13, 2019
La Paz, Bolivia – Renewed clashes rocked Bolivia’s capital Wednesday as the woman who claimed the presidency, a second-tier lawmaker thrust into the post because of a power vacuum, faced challenges to her leadership from supporters of the ousted Evo…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Exploring the Manmade Reed Islands of Lake Titicaca in the forum Foreign Affairs 19 hours ago
June 23, 2017
By Linda Jaivin
High in the Peruvian Andes on Lake Titicaca, we visit the Uros, an indigenous people who build boats, houses – even the floating islands they live on – out of reeds.
Two yellow pumas rear up on Lake Titicaca, mouths agape, eyes rolling. “Mercedes-Benz,” giggles our “taxi” driver, Eduardo. I wonder for a moment if I…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Militias in Bolivia Are Burning the Indigenous Flag in Public Plazas in the forum Foreign Affairs 21 hours ago
Judi Lynn started the topic Duque puts campaign financier in charge of Colombia’s foreign policy in the forum Foreign Affairs 21 hours ago
by Adriaan Alsema November 13, 2019
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque has ignored calls to share power with the center right and added another ally of his political patron to his cabinet.
Instead, the president appointed Claudia Blum in charge of the Foreign Ministry.
Duque sticks to loyal plutocrats
Since taking office in August last year, D…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Thousands of Years Ago, a Human Stepped in a Mammoth Print. Those Tracks Still Exist in the forum Science and Environment 1 day ago
13 NOV 2019
Spread across the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico lie the ‘ghost tracks’ of long-dead mammoths. Now, researchers using a special type of scan have revealed other footprints; they belong to ancient humans walking deliberately inside mammoth tracks.
It’s a fascinating glimpse into life some 12,000 years ago at…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic NASA GETS INEXPLICABLE NEW DATA SHOWING UNEXPECTED OXYGEN FLUCTUATIONS ON MARS in the forum Science and Environment 1 day ago
‘The first time we saw that, it was just mind boggling,’ says one researcher
3 minutes ago
Nasa has spotted unexpected and inexplicable changes in the oxygen on Mars.
The discovery comes after the space agency used the Curiosity rover to measure the seasonal changes in the gas that fills the air above the Gale…[Read more]
Asuncion, Nov. 12 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Air Force plane in which former Bolivian President Evo Morales is traveling, made a refueling stop at Paraguay’s Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, Luque, before heading at dawn to Mexico, official sources reported on Tuesday.
The Gulfstream G550 aircraft landed at the air terminal around 01:35…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Archaeologists find ancient site older than Machu Picchu in the forum Science and Environment 1 day ago
The ancient mountaintop settlement in Peru is 1,500 metres higher than the Inca capital and has pre-Inca features
Nov 12, 2019
Researchers in Peru have discovered an ancient site pre-dating the ancient Inca capital. Courtesy Pedro Szekely / flickr
Researchers and explorers in Peru have uncovered an ancient settlement that is…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic U.S. orders family members of government employees to leave Bolivia in the forum Latest Breaking News 1 day ago
NOVEMBER 12, 2019 / 8:33 PM / UPDATED 2 HOURS AGO
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday ordered family members of U.S. government employees to leave Bolivia due to civil unrest in the South American country, the State Department said in a statement.
The department also warned American citizens against traveling to Bolivia and said…[Read more]
Evo Morales says ‘coup plotters’ raze Bolivian democracy to ground
Vakkas Dogantekin |
By Vakkas Dogantekin
A former U.S. senator has sarcastically criticized the CIA for the military coup in Bolivia, hinting U.S. involvement in the downfall of elected president Evo Morales on Sunday.
“Congratulations on winning power in…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic A Star Ejected from the Milky Way's 'Heart of Darkness' Has Reached a Mind-Blowing Speed in the forum Science and Environment 1 day ago
By Chelsea Gohd 4 hours ago
“It is a visitor from a strange land.”
– video at link –
As humankind’s ancestors were learning to walk upright, a star was launched out of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy at a staggering 3.7 million mph (6 million km/h).
Five million years after this dramatic ejection, a group of…[Read more]
Judi Lynn replied to the topic Bolivia, before the Spanish invasion, had "floating gardens," too, like Mexico. in the forum Science and Environment 1 day ago
Anyone wanting to see more of the Floating Gardens of Mexico can see them
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