The Rwandan Genocide and École Technique Officielle: Indifference? Negligence? Or Something Else?
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The Rwandan Genocide and École Technique Officielle: Indifference? Negligence? Or Something Else?

I have been surprised by the amount of feedback received on my earlier post on the Rwandan genocide: The Rwandan Genocide, Dom Bosco School and Captain Luc Lemaire: Indifference? Negligence? Or Something Else? A frequent question I receive involves Dom Bosco School and the École Technique Officielle (ETO)… Where the stories between the two converge … Continue reading

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The Nobistor Affair

Faithful readers will recognize the below as an excerpt from a previous post of mine.  However, with this story gathering momentum and attention from Hollywood, I have decided to highlight it in an effort to protect the truth. For source information as well as the original work this is excerpted from, please click here For … Continue reading

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The Bulgarian Countryside: Pictorial Evidence Of The Failures Of Communism

On our trip through the Balkans last year, The Velvet Rocket team spent a fair amount of time exploring Bulgaria. Western Bulgaria is quite rural and provided us with an interesting social commentary on communism as I will reveal below. Eastern Bulgaria is more developed due to its proximity to beachfront property that has attracted … Continue reading

Could Britain Re-Take The Falkland Islands Again?  It’s not 1982 Anymore…
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Could Britain Re-Take The Falkland Islands Again? It’s not 1982 Anymore…

Click on the graphic below to make it readable: Things are hotting up again in the South Atlantic between Britain and Argentina. That’s right, the Falkland Islands are back. The long-standing tensions between the two countries flared up again earlier this month when Britain announced plans to begin offshore exploration drilling near the remote islands. … Continue reading