The most important day of the year in Barichara, a colonial town in the Colombian Andes, is La Salida. When that day arrives, they are all in search of the precious hormigas culonas, or “big-butt” ants, that are considered the caviar of Colombia’s north-central Santander region. Each spring as millions of these ample-bottomed insects hatch in the surrounding countryside, the annual harvest frenzy ensues.
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27-year-old autistic Luqman Hakim who is comic artist. Portrait of the Malaysia Health D-G was meant as a tribute to him and medical frontliners for their dedication to the nation and also doctors who helped him through his personal struggles.
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One year we did the catering for the king’s official birthday party. I had to make a cake that he cut live on TV, in 35 degree weather. I sweated blood and tears. It was a sponge cake; you cannot do a cream or butter cream cake because they will melt.
Addis Ababa (AFP) : A leading opposition party representing Ethiopia’s Oromo ethnic group said Monday that five senior members had … More
The world’s most visited museum reopens on Monday after a 16-week coronavirus closure, but with nearly a third of its galleries still shut. … More
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There are thousands more illegal workers who buy their way into the vast open-cast mines after the company diggers leave – to scour for scraps of the precious stone left behind.
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Sri Lankan authorities are insisting on cremation for coronavirus victims – a practice forbidden by Islam. The nation’s minority Muslim … More