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Angostura celebrates T&T's 50th anniversary
Local producer Angostura says it has created the world's most expensive blend of rum, "Legacy by Angostura" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of independence of Trinidad and Tobago.
One bottle of the luxury blend will be auctioned for charity on August 4 in Port of Spain, the company said in a statement yesterday.
With only 20 500ml bespoke decanters available worldwide, the bottle is valued at EU20,000
Last week we experienced the summer solstice; the longest day of the year, the peak of the summer before we all rush headlong into the dark hours again. Well that’s what the email to me from the ex-pat contact at work said whilst announcing I would get 17.34 (exactly) hours of daylight on the 21st. My view out of the apartment window of the sun burning brightly for that length of time was obscured by a grey and rainy sky, pretty much like it has looked every day since arriving in Denmark a month ago.
I have long forgotten who passed on to me the erudite advice that, “One should never despair as long as you have credit with your tailor.” But I was reminded of this facetious statement recently when a then budding – now successful – American author I made this to some thirty years ago, contacted me via this website .
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Friday July 6, 2012 – The “worst burglar in Bermuda”, by his own admission “embarrassed for myself”, has been jailed for four years for his latest botched crimes.Winslow “Scaley” Williams, 45, has a chequered criminal career stretching back 29 years and marked by near-legendary ineptitude.According to Puisne Judge Carlisle Greaves, who sentenced him earlier this week, he should take up fishing instead.
In the second week of February 1949, three men were charged with provoking the death of more ten people in Ecuador. The method of their crime: creating a radio play based on H.G. Wells and then letting it loose on an unsuspecting public.
It was an incident far more sinister than the panics that followed the 1938 broadcast in America when Orson Welles had first dramatised H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds on radio. Not even the effect of a similar 1944 radio broadcast in Chile could compare when it came to the number of deaths and the level of devastation.
Snakes on a bus! Passengers in Vietnam panic as deadly snakes escape from a bag
Screaming passengers fled from a bus in Vietnam after six poisonous snakes escaped from a bag and slithered across the floor. Passengers and villagers killed all of the deadly kraits after the bus made a quick stop in Quang Nam province.No one was hurt.
Julia Bradbury takes her boots and backpack to the Continent to explore the landscape of Germany and the cultural movement that made it famous - Romanticism.
Wed 24 August 1982
We arrive at El Tambo, a halfway house which could have been straight out of a bad western film. Probably the prostitutes had warned them of our impending approach as, despite being accompanied by M and J, our arrival was not greeted with any friendliness. – Learn from Juan that there is great rivalry between the miners and their many groups and cooperatives and this leads often leads to violence.- We hoped to rent a mule to carry our packs but despite the half dozen tied to a rail outside the house, none were available to us.
A new site located in the underground caverns of Tulum,will contribute to science and the world new evidence on human and animal life for the Ice Age in America, is about to be released, ahead of its discoverer, Alejandro Alvarez , director of Project Speleological Tulum .
The finding was recorded on May 10, 2007 but was reported by Alvarez and his team in 2009 the authorities of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).