What Doomsday Cults Can Teach Us About ISIS Today
Indoctrination practices used by the Islamic State have much in common with apocalyptic cults from decades ago.
How ISIS Resembles the Doomsday Cults of the 1970s
Can the lessons we learned from extremist cults decades ago be used to fight ISIS recruitment today?
One Simple Signal Sets Off a Complicated Frog Journey
Poison frogs in a South American rain forest carry tadpoles to water. But the males aren’t choosy about whose tadpoles they transport.
Power, Corruption and Murder Roil Little Guyana
A gruesome crime in Guyana has threatened a tightly knit immigrant community in Queens, pitting Hindu against Muslim, rich against poor, and cousin against cousin.
The Booker Prize’s Bad History
It’s an award funded by the labor of enslaved people.
In Little Guyana, Proposed Cuts to Family Immigration Weigh Heavily
The Guyanese often bring members of their extended families to the United States, a practice threatened by a new bill endorsed by the president.
With a Major Oil Discovery, Guyana Is Poised to Become a Top Producer
Exxon Mobil and Hess may soon confirm that the sea floor beneath the South American country’s coastal waters contains one of the richest energy discoveries in decades.
C.D.C. Issues Travel Alert for 8 More Locations Over Zika Virus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added eight destinations to a list of countries that pregnant women should avoid to prevent infection.
1965: An Independent British Guiana
From the International Herald Tribune archives: British Guiana announces its independence in 1965.
Hallazgos de petróleo intensifican disputa territorial entre Guyana y Venezuela
En una riña que se remonta más de cien años, Venezuela afirma ser el legítimo propietario de todo el territorio al oeste del río Esequibo.
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