Banana Wars

Between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the United States was heavily involved in a string of military interventions, occupations, and wars known as the Banana Wars across Central America and the Caribbean. These interventions were initiated to safeguard American investments and guarantee regional stability, and were motivated by economic motives, political power, and geopolitical reasons.

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Ruins of Tikal

The remains of Tikal in modern-day Guatemala’s rainforests attest to the ancient Maya civilization’s splendor. Tikal was founded in the fourth century BC and quickly grew into a mighty city-state, displaying the Maya’s architectural and engineering prowess with its magnificent temples, palaces, and plazas.

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