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Why did Argentina Accept Nazi Fugitives?

After WWII, thousands of Nazi fugitives went to Argentina. Why did Argentina let them in?

Nazis Who Fled to Argentina
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Saint Juan Diego

In December of 1531, Mexican Juan Diego had four visions of the Virgin Mary on a hill outside of Mexico City. Nearly five centuries later, the Virgin of Guadalupe is a unique social phenomenon and Juan Diego has been elevated to sainthood.

Juan Diego and the Visions of the Virgin of Guadalupe

According to millions of Catholics, Juan Diego saw a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1531 and she gave him a miraculous image of herself. Is the story true?

Assassinated Leaders of Latin America

The history of Latin America is a long and bloody one, riddled with conflicts, wars and massacres. It is no surprise, then, that many important leaders in Latin America wound up in the sights of assassins.

Biography of Carlos Fuldner

Carlos Fuldner was an Argentine-German spy and smuggler who helped fugitive Nazis escape to Argentina after World War Two.

Chapultepec Castle and Mexico’s National History Museum

History buffs visiting Mexico City will not want to miss Chapultepec Castle, home of Mexico's National History Museum and a historical site in its own right.

Quito's City Museum

Quito's City Museum - El Museo de la Ciudad - is a must--see for history buffs visiting Ecuador.

Juan Domingo Peron and Argentina's Nazis

The link between Argentine president Juan Domingo Peron and the Nazi refugees who flooded Argentina after World War two has long been suspected. Recent research has proven that Peron not only allowed them to come, but welcomed them with open arms.

The Battles of the Mexican-American War

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The Battle of Pichincha

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