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Hernán Cortés: Visionary And Creator Of A New Nation
Ricardo B. Salinas
Founder and Chairman, Grupo Salinas
Nothing has damaged our collective subconscious more than disqualifying the entrepreneur who risked everything, who left behind his status as the richest man in Cuba, to embark on a journey into the unknown and begin his fascinating Mexican adventure.
Spanish Conquest May Have Altered Nation's Shoreline
What Really Killed the Aztecs? Try a 16th Century Megadrought
PLOS BLOGS science writer
The rat population was depleted during the drought, when food was scarce. But once the rains returned, food and water were suddenly plentiful and the number of infected rats exploded, spreading the deadly scourge to humans.
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