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2008-10-02 12:05:23

Text of report by Cuban Communist-youth newspaper Juventud Rebelde website on 1 October [Report by Marianela Martin, Rocio Trujillo, Amaury E. Del Valle, and Luis Raul Vazquez, with photos by Roberto Suarez: "Cuba's Agricultural Product Dilemma" All quotation marks as published.] "I have been all over Havana looking for malanga [yam-like root vegetable] for a child and there is none to be found anywhere!" In this way, angry in the full midday sun, the man leaving the market on 19th and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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