The Treaty Oak is a field live oak (quercus virginiana) that is the oldest living thing in Jacksonville. It’s called “Treaty Oak” because way back in the 1930’s a journalist wrote a story claiming that a treaty between the native Floridians and the Spanish had been singed beneath it. This “journalist” made up the story to save the tree from a developers axe. It worked, for many years the story was believed.

The Treaty Oak is a field live oak (quercus virginiana) that is the oldest living thing in Jacksonville. It’s called “Treaty Oak” because way back in the 1930’s a journalist wrote a story claiming that a treaty between the native Floridians and the Spanish had been singed beneath it. This “journalist” made up the story to save the tree from a developers axe. It worked, for many years the story was believed.

Luis Enrique has "great faith" in Barcelona players ahead of Champions League clash #Champions_League #Barcelona #Football

Luis Enrique has "great faith" in Barcelona players ahead of Champions League clash #Champions_League #Barcelona #Football

Spanish woman fighting for the Republican Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War. She is armed with a British Lee-Enfield rifle.

Spanish woman fighting for the Republican Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War. She is armed with a British Lee-Enfield rifle.

George Orwell - brilliant understanding of complex subjects articulated in a way even a child could understand.

George Orwell - brilliant understanding of complex subjects articulated in a way even a child could understand.

Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. In 1940, swashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying…

Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. In 1940, swashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying…

A Letter of Thanks From Hamas to the International Media | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

A Letter of Thanks From Hamas to the International Media | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Curator Edith Devaney talks to journalists during the presentation of the exhibition 'David Hockney, a Bigger Picture', on May 14, 2012, at the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum. The exhibition, the first one in Spain dedicated to Hockney's landscapes, shows about 150 paintings, drawings, IPad prints and video installations created since 2004, and will be open untill September 30, 2012, in the Northern Spanish Basque city of Bilbao.

Curator Edith Devaney talks to journalists during the presentation of the exhibition 'David Hockney, a Bigger Picture', on May 14, 2012, at the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum. The exhibition, the first one in Spain dedicated to Hockney's landscapes, shows about 150 paintings, drawings, IPad prints and video installations created since 2004, and will be open untill September 30, 2012, in the Northern Spanish Basque city of Bilbao.

Since its founding in 1925, the Institute of Current World Affairs has provided more than 150 young men and women with long-term fellowships in countries throughout the world. They have immersed themselves in foreign cultures, mastered languages, and gained deep national and regional understanding, while pursuing study programs of their own design for at least two years.  Fellows have built on the experience and knowledge gained during their fellowships to take leading roles in a host of…

Since its founding in 1925, the Institute of Current World Affairs has provided more than 150 young men and women with long-term fellowships in countries throughout the world. They have immersed themselves in foreign cultures, mastered languages, and gained deep national and regional understanding, while pursuing study programs of their own design for at least two years. Fellows have built on the experience and knowledge gained during their fellowships to take leading roles in a host of…

American journalist Arthur Bovino doing justice to his share of angulas, baby eels caught in estuaries in northern Spain, another rare, expensive and legendary Spanish delicacy at Marisquería Rafa.

American journalist Arthur Bovino doing justice to his share of angulas, baby eels caught in estuaries in northern Spain, another rare, expensive and legendary Spanish delicacy at Marisquería Rafa.

"Ignacio Ramonet" (born 5 May 1943 in Redondela, Pontevedra Province) is a Spanish journalist and writer. He was the editor-in-chief of Le Monde diplomatique from 1991 until March 2008. An editorial published by Ramonet on December 1997 in this magazine resulted in the launching of ATTAC. In addition, Ramonet is one of the founders of the NGO Media Watch Global, and currently he is president of this organization.

"Ignacio Ramonet" (born 5 May 1943 in Redondela, Pontevedra Province) is a Spanish journalist and writer. He was the editor-in-chief of Le Monde diplomatique from 1991 until March 2008. An editorial published by Ramonet on December 1997 in this magazine resulted in the launching of ATTAC. In addition, Ramonet is one of the founders of the NGO Media Watch Global, and currently he is president of this organization.

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