June 30, 2022

Ensemble of Mérida

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Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida From Everything Everywhere From the Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida World Heritage inscription: The Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida, located in Extremadura, Spain, has its origins in the year 25 BC when Augustus completed the conquest of the North of Hispania and founded the Colony of Augusta Emerita. The city was created as an […]

Cardinal on trial in France’s biggest church sex abuse trial

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By Nicolas Vaux-Montagny AP From Yahoo News LYON, France (AP) — A Catholic cardinal and five other people went on trial Monday accused of covering up for a pedophile priest who abused Boy Scouts — France’s most important church sex abuse case to date. The case poses a new challenge to the Vatican, amid growing […]

421-year-old palazzo

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421-YEAR-OLD PALAZZO: ONLY BTC ACCEPTED From Bitcoinist Despite the BTC price drop, the owner of a $3 million palazzo in Valletta, Malta, refuses to accept anything but Bitcoin. Malta has undoubtedly managed to establish itself as one of the friendliest nations towards cryptocurrencies and blockchain. To further attest to this, the owner of a $3 […]

The long march of mankind towards civilization

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By Jean H Charles From Caribbean News Now The decline in civility all over the world leads us to question whether we are regressing or advancing in the long march of mankind towards civilization; as such, it is proper to look back and pinpoint the people and the nations that ignited the principles of civilization […]

WashPost: Archbishop Wuerl to Talk resignation with Pope

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Scandal-scarred Archbishop Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington — facing calls for his resignation over his handling of clerical sexual abuse — says he will talk with Pope Francis about possibly stepping down, The Washington Post reported. In a letter to priests, Wuerl did not say whether he will ask the […]

Dodgy dealings for your departure

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By Josh Martin From Stuff NZ You needn’t go to the warmer climates of the Cayman islands, Bermuda, Panama, or Monaco to get a lesson in tax evasion. You can do it all from your travel agent’s office or your computer chair – although I can’t promise the superyachts, models or fat (and secret) bank […]

Calls grow for Pope Francis to resign amid scandal!

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From Living Gospel Daily A new day and a new story about Pope Francis. Now calls are increasing for the Pope to resign! It’s nearly unprecedented for a Pope to resign or be removed from office — I suppose that’s if you don’t count the circumstances around the prior Pope’s very bizarre short tenure in […]

Artaic reinvents

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Artaic reinvents the mosaic tile medium with technology, robots and custom colors By Lena Katz From Forbes This Cayman Islands vacation villa features a giant undersea-inspired mosaic swimming pool floor. Made from thousands of intricately colored vitreous glass tiles, the 60-foot mosaic is an artistic rendering of the coral reef just offshore. It was created […]

The Editor Speaks: Murals

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It was Joan who first noticed the murals being painted on walls of differing structures along the roads around George Town, West Bay Road and Camana Bay. They are beautiful, colourful and I marvel at the artistry involved. I understand some of them are the work of artists Ian Ross and Amandalynn to promote next […]

Recipe of the week

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How To Make Easy Leftover Risotto Balls (Arancini) By Patty Catalano From The Kitchn Sequels usually fail to recapture the original magic of a book or movie. And when it comes to dinner, leftovers languish in the refrigerator or end up as a sad desk lunch. But on a rare occasion, the second take is […]