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2007-02-08 06:00:00

When Ramos Ramdeo gazes at the water off this southern fishing village, he sees more than the crystal blue color, choppy waves and one of the world's richest shrimp spawning grounds. He sees his livelihood.

2005-10-13 07:10:00

By Linda Hutchinson-Jafar PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Reuters) - Soaring murder rates, kidnappings and exploding trash bins have two Caribbean tourist playgrounds on edge, with business owners pleading for police protection and foreign governments warning travelers to be wary.

2005-09-28 18:28:17

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Reuters) - Trinidad and Tobago's prime minister said on Wednesday he has asked Scotland Yard and the FBI for help battling a surge in crime in the Caribbean nation, especially murders and kidnappings.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.