A diver holds onto his catch of lobsters during a fishing journey in the Miskito coast near Cay Savannah, Honduras. Saul Ronaldo Atiliano was diving for lobster in the clear waters off Honduras’ Caribbean coast when he felt a pressure, a pain in his body. And he knew he’d gotten the sickness that has killed or disabled so many of his Miskito comrades.
AP constable key: Andhra Pradesh State Level Police Recruitment Board (APSLPRB) will soon release the preliminary answer keys of the written exam for the posts of SCT Police Constables in Police department. read more
A recent edition of the Sao Paulo Shimbun is stacked into piles before delivery in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For decades this newspaper, from its offices in Sao Paulo’s Asian neighbourhood of Liberdade, served as the main reference point for Japanese living in the South American country. While mainly in Japanese, it printed a few pages in Portuguese as well. January 01 marked the end of a 72-year run.
A boat, that was recovered after spending years as a shipwreck is photographed at a dock in Elefsina, west of Athens, Greece. The hulking remains of another cargo ship rose up through the water, listing to one side with a rusting hull exposed, its glory days of sailing the world’s seas and oceans long gone.
The Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral is reflected in a puddle after a brief spell of rain in Kottayam, Kerala. The nuns talk of Catholic priests who pushed into their bedrooms and who pressured them to turn close friendships into sex. Across India, they talk about being groped and kissed, of hands pressed against them by men they were raised to believe were representatives of Jesus Christ.
Mariama Konte wears a widow’s veil in a village near Goudiry, Senegal. Barely 20 years old, Konte was neither widow nor wife. For nearly four years, she told her two young children that their father is travelling for work. Only in the last few weeks has she begun to accept the possibility that Abdrahamane drowned at sea, like so many migrants from this dusty corner of eastern Senegal.
A diver holds onto his catch of lobsters during a fishing journey in the Miskito coast near Cay Savannah, Honduras. Thousands of men across the Mosquitia region of Honduras and Nicaragua depend on lobsters to eke out a living. And hundreds have been stricken with the bends — decompression sickness caused when nitrogen bubbles form in divers’ bodies. Some are paralysed. Some are killed.
Whirling dervishes of the Mevlevi order perform during a Sheb-i Arus ceremony in Konya, central Turkey. Every December, the Anatolian city hosts a series of events to commemorate the death of 13th century Islamic scholar, poet and Sufi mystic Jalaladdin Rumi.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said Prime Minister NarendraModi did nothing even for his home state Gujarat as its chief minister for 12 years, but made everyone believe he did “great things”. read more