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Evidence found of epic prehistoric Pacific voyages

Discussions of contacts between the Americas and Polynesia have often focused on Easter Island.  Image copyright Reuters – BBC Staff, 2020 Jul 08 – New evidence has been found for epic prehistoric voyages between the Americas and eastern Polynesia. DNA analysis suggests there …

Scientists present case for airborne spread of COVID-19

    A group of scientists recommend three measures to reduce the risk of airborne transmission of the novel coronavirus in enclosed public spaces.  erika8213/Depositphotos – By Rich Haridy 2020 Jul 06 – A new commentary published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, and …

When France Extorted Haiti – the Greatest Heist in History

Haitian President Jean-Pierre Boyer receiving Charles X’s decree recognizing Haitian independence on July 11, 1825. Bibliotheque Nationale de France – by Marlene Daut, The Conversation, 2020 Jun 30 (Marlene Daut is Professor of African Diaspora Studies at the University of Virginia.) – In the wake of …