Tony Mendez the ‘Argo’ Spy Who Rescued Americans in Iran Dies at 78

Tony Mendez the ‘Argo’ Spy Who Rescued Americans in Iran Dies at 78

Tony Mendez, the CIA agent portrayed by Ben Affleck in the 2012 Academy-Award winning movie “Argo,” died on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Mendez death was the result of Parkinson’s Disease which he battled for more than 10 years. He was 78 years old. Executive Director Chris Costa, from the International Spy Museum where Mendez was […]

Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands, Tsunami Warning [Update]

Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands, Tsunami Warning [Update]

According to the most recent reports, the magnitude-7.5 earthquake that struck near the Solomon Islands was downgraded to a 6.9-magnitude. Furthermore, the National Weather Service has cancelled the tsunami warning for regions near the epicenter.  On Saturday, July 18, 2015, a magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck an area near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The […]

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Barbados

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes Near Barbados

On Thursday, a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck an area in the ocean near Barbados, and was also felt throughout the Caribbean region. There are no reports yet of injuries to residents or damage to buildings or other property. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake’s epicenter was tracked to 81 miles northeast of Bridgetown, the […]

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