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2011-12-03 11:43:05

An archaeological research team from North Carolina State University, the University of Washington and University of Florida has found one of the most diverse collections of prehistoric non-native animal remains in the Caribbean, on the tiny island of Carriacou. The find contributes to our understanding of culture in the region before the arrival of Columbus, and suggests Carriacou may have been more important than previously thought. The researchers found evidence of five species...

2010-04-22 14:07:00

PALM ISLAND, The Grenadines, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Palm Island in the Grenadines is known for many things including winning awards as one of the best resorts in the world, but now the certified green luxury Caribbean hideaway resort has one more exciting story to tell. Its Carriacou Sloop Pink Lady with its pink bikini clad crew to match the sloop's hull was participating in the 2010 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta when its propeller became caught on a rope while leaving the harbor earlier...

2008-08-17 18:00:23

By Andrea Vance ROLLING backwards into the blue, out of the blazing tropical sun, we sank beneath the waves like underwater astronauts and into an explosion of colour. Plunging into the inky depths, we were enveloped in a shoal of tiny, translucent fish. All around us swam brightly coloured critters, darting out from behind rocks and chunks of coral. But beautiful as Grenada's marine life is, it wasn't sea creatures we had come to spot. Resting silently, 20 metres under the surface,...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.