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Riches From Aruba: Old Papiamento

Today in our Culture and History section, we bring you some more words from our old Papiamento. How many of them do you recognize? Perhaps you can use them and thus keep them alive in our culture. Angelus A prayer said in the morning at 6 o'clock, noon at 12 o'clock,...

Meet Margareth Abraham: A Young Hero from Curaçao Who Sacrificed Herself to Save Others

In the annals of history, there are tales of courage that transcend time, stories that echo through generations, inspiring awe and admiration. One such story is that of Margareth Abraham, a young hero from Curaçao whose selfless actions aboard ALM Flight 980 in 1970...

Ancient Etchings Found Alongside Dinosaur Tracks Hint at Early Human Interaction with Prehistoric Past

According to a recent study, prehistoric humans in Brazil left their mark on history, literally, by carving drawings next to dinosaur footprints millions of years later. The discovery was made at the Serrote do Letreiro site in Paraíba, Brazil. Researchers first...
Riches From Aruba: Old Papiamento

Riches From Aruba: Old Papiamento

Today in our Culture and History section, we bring you some more words from our old Papiamento. How many of them do you recognize? Perhaps you can use them and thus keep them alive in our culture. Angelus A prayer said in the morning at 6 o'clock, noon at 12 o'clock,...

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COVID-19: We Must Not Forget Those We Lost

COVID-19: We Must Not Forget Those We Lost

Throughout history, there have been many moments that have left an indelible mark, such as countless wars and various economic crises. In Aruba, the effects of these events have always been felt, but never has the impact been so direct. However, there was one case...

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Twins Die On The Same Day, In The Same Manner

Twins Die On The Same Day, In The Same Manner

Photo by David McBee: https://www.pexels.com/nl-nl/foto/teal-chevrolet-pick-up-truck-583151/ In early 2002, an extraordinary and tragic event unfolded in Raahe, Finland, involving a pair of 70-year-old twins. Both men met their demise on the very same day, under...

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Edgar Allan Poe’s Macabre Tale Comes True

Edgar Allan Poe’s Macabre Tale Comes True

Edgar Allan Poe's chilling narrative, "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket," penned in 1838, unfolds a grim tale where the crew of a ship, adrift in the vast ocean and facing starvation, resorts to the horrifying act of drawing lots to determine who among...

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Neanderthals Were Not Inferior To Humans

Neanderthals Were Not Inferior To Humans

Neanderthals, often depicted as primitive and inferior to modern humans, are receiving a reevaluation thanks to recent research. Contrary to popular belief, they were not dim-witted cave people but skilled hunters with diverse communication skills. In fact, they may...

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Meet Rupi Kaur: A Literary and Artistic Phenomenon.

Meet Rupi Kaur: A Literary and Artistic Phenomenon.

Rupi Kaur, a poet, artist, and performer, has captivated the literary world with her profound words and artistic prowess. Rising to prominence as a breakout literary phenomenon, Kaur has left an indelible mark with her bestselling poetry collections and groundbreaking...

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