January 19, 2021

Over 3,000 pounds of cocaine from Guyana, seized in Europe

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By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian Just around three thousand and eighty-seven pounds of cocaine (3,087), which is believed to have been shipped from Guyana several days ago has been intercepted earlier today, near the Canary Islands by European Intelligence operatives, who had been monitoring the drug’s movement for some time. Using satellite imagery, agents […]

12 spots to stargaze

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12 of the world’s most beautiful spots to stargaze By Ali Sundermier From Business Insider The night sky is an amazing thing. It’s like a map, showing us our place in this vast, ever-expanding universe. And it’s like a time machine, allowing us to see billions of years back in time — the amount of […]

Peter Binose: Vincentian Bananas May Become Extinct

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By Peter Binose Our bananas are still infested with Moko disease [Bacterial wilt] and Black Sigatoka [black leaf streak]. There can be no doubt that there are even scarier things out there to be aware of. Moko disease is caused by a bacterium, Ralstonia (Pseudomonas) solanacearum (Race 2) which had evolved from a bacterial pathogen […]

Supermoon photographs from around the world

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From Boston.com There’s something about moons and photographers. So when supermoons appear, it tends to bring out the best of them from all over the world, scoping out the best location to make a dramatic photograph. A supermoon occurs when the moon, which orbits Earth in a slightly elliptical trajectory, is at the absolute closest […]

Welsh couple fulfil their Caribbean holiday dream by building their own boat

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From Wales Online Mark and Suze Hicks from Tenby spent five years building the twin-hulled catamaran before braving the Atlantic Tenby couple Mark and Suz Hicks, who are sailing around the world on their home-made catamaran Tenby couple Mark and Suz Hicks, who are sailing around the world on their home-made catamaran You fancy a […]