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A Trip to Central America, and to 1950!

I never met my grandparents on my mother’s side. Hardly a day went by that Mom didn’t mention them, but of course I have more questions about them than answers. 1,828 more words


The Men Behind the American Banana War that Spoiled Honduras

By Ken Zurski

In Douglas Preston’s new book The Lost City of the Monkey God, the true tale of a modern day exploration to find an ancient city deep in the Honduran rainforest, the author presents a compelling history of the troubled Central American republic right down to its most exotic, and at one time, most corrupt export. 1,057 more words