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Storming of the Teocalli by Cortez and His Troops. By Emanuel Leutze in 1848 (California State University, Bakersfield, USA)

Storming of the Teocalli by Cortez and His Troops. By Emanuel Leutze in 1848 (California State University, Bakersfield, USA)

Conquistadors with their Tlaxcalan allies. Taken from "Romance of History, Mexico" by Margaret Duncan Coxhead in 1909

Conquistadors with their Tlaxcalan allies. Taken from "Romance of History, Mexico" by Margaret Duncan Coxhead in 1909

Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) Freemason. Known as the "George Washington of South America" Bolívar used genocidal terror tactics to achieve his aims. He joined Freemasonry in Cadiz, Spain and received the Scottish Rite degrees in Paris and was knighted in a Commandery of Knights Templar in France in 1807. Bolívar founded and served as master of Protectora de las Vertudes Lodge No. 1 in Venezuela. The country of Bolivia is named after him. Bolívar also served as the president of Columbia

Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) Freemason. Known as the "George Washington of South America" Bolívar used genocidal terror tactics to achieve his aims. He joined Freemasonry in Cadiz, Spain and received the Scottish Rite degrees in Paris and was knighted in a Commandery of Knights Templar in France in 1807. Bolívar founded and served as master of Protectora de las Vertudes Lodge No. 1 in Venezuela. The country of Bolivia is named after him. Bolívar also served as the president of Columbia

Jaime Colson, Merengue, 1938, Museo Bellapart, República Dominicana (52x68cm)  En el primer término, sentados... De cada lado, de pie, ... En el centro...  Define el ambiente (colores, actitudes, movimientos...)  Voca : el acordeón - la tambora - la güira - las percusiones - el abanico - el mulato - el mestizaje

Jaime Colson, Merengue, 1938, Museo Bellapart, República Dominicana (52x68cm) En el primer término, sentados... De cada lado, de pie, ... En el centro... Define el ambiente (colores, actitudes, movimientos...) Voca : el acordeón - la tambora - la güira - las percusiones - el abanico - el mulato - el mestizaje

.In 1493, Christopher Columbus carried cattle with him on his second voyage. And although it took European cattle longer than the horse or pig to adapt to the wet, hot climate of Central America, by the 1520s there were over 8,000 of them. Cattle were used as work animals in the sugar fields and mines.

.In 1493, Christopher Columbus carried cattle with him on his second voyage. And although it took European cattle longer than the horse or pig to adapt to the wet, hot climate of Central America, by the 1520s there were over 8,000 of them. Cattle were used as work animals in the sugar fields and mines.

Mural showing the life in Aztec times at Tenochtitlán (detail). Painted by Diego Rivera in 1945, photo by Wolfgang Sauber in 2008 (Palacio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico)

Mural showing the life in Aztec times at Tenochtitlán (detail). Painted by Diego Rivera in 1945, photo by Wolfgang Sauber in 2008 (Palacio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico)