Category Archives: Curação

On the Historical Presence of Jews in the Americas

The AP has an interesting, if sad, story on the fading away of an historic Jewish cemetery in Curação. The cemetery has been there since the mid-1700s, but the impacts of human environmental policy have sped up the natural process … Continue reading

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Around Latin America

-Former president and convicted human rights violator Alberto Fujimori is planning on asking for a pardon from his prison sentence due to health issues in a move that would undo years of efforts for justice for the victims of his … Continue reading

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