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Major Hurricane Raymond Lashing Western Mexico Seen By NASA
2013-10-21 14:16:37

NASA Low pressure System 96E developed quickly over the weekend of Oct. 19 and 20 and by Oct. 21 had grown into Hurricane Raymond. Before Raymond exploded into a major hurricane NASA's Terra satellite flew overhead from space and NOAA's GOES satellite provided images of Raymond as a major hurricane. On Oct. 19 at 11 p.m. EDT, System 96E organized into Tropical Depression 17-E about 205 miles/330 km south of Acapulco, Mexico. By 5 a.m. EDT on Oct. 20, the depression strengthen into...

2013-03-06 16:24:24

The Novel by author Carmen Amato is the First Book in the New Emilia Cruz Mystery Series STERLING, Va., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Carmen Amato, an established author who divides her time between the United States and Central America, just released the first novel in the new Emilia Cruz mystery series set in Acapulco, Mexico, the city recently reported to be the second most violent in the world. Featuring the first and only female police detective in Acapulco, "Cliff Diver"...

2012-10-09 07:23:31

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Acapulco Destination Marketing Office is pleased to announce its involvement in the "Sun Triangle," a tourism initiative launched by the State of Guerrero to position and promote its top tourist destinations - Acapulco, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and Taxco - on an international level. One of the major efforts put forth by the State of Guerrero as part of the "Sun Triangle" campaign is the sponsorship of Mexican NASCAR driver, Daniel Suarez, who...

2012-03-12 08:31:00

MIAMI, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) will host the Mexico Pavilion at Cruise Shipping Miami 2012 trade show and conference, one of the industry's largest events, bringing together over 90 participants, including state and federal tourism officials, port representatives, and tour operators from across the country. MTB will promote the continued growth of the cruise sector in Mexico, which remains among the top ten destinations for cruise arrivals worldwide....

2011-04-29 16:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc. (Pink Sheets: ORRV), a marine salvage and exploration company, today announced that team members have discovered two shipwrecks in the Philippines. Preliminary investigations indicate that at least one of the ships located is believed to be a Manila Galleon that was outbound from Manila to Acapulco, Mexico. The second wreck is believed to be an inbound Manila Galleon which would be carrying silver and gold to...

2009-10-20 23:01:00

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned GRAMMY® nominated pianist, composer and producer, Yanni, is set to release YANNI VOICES LIVE IN CONCERT on October 27th, his first DVD release since 2006's YANNI LIVE: THE CONCERT EVENT which sold over 100K units. Long known for his spectacular live productions YANNI VOICES LIVE IN CONCERT boasts the biggest musical production the acclaimed artist has undertaken to date. The two-hour special shot in...

2009-07-24 14:57:01

The Ladies Professional Golf Association has added a tournament in Acapulco, Mexico, to its 2010 schedule. The announcement Friday follows the resignation of former LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens June 13. Bivens resigned after several marquee players wrote a letter, expressing their anger about the LPGA having lost seven tournaments since 2007, and a hugely unpopular mandate requiring all of its players to learn and speak English by the end of 2009 or face suspension. LPGA golf continues to...

2009-02-28 22:33:55

Venus Williams beat Flavia Pennetta 6-1, 6-2 Saturday to win the Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tournament (Mexican Open) in Acapulco. It was the top seed's second title in as many weeks. Last Saturday, she beat France's Virginie Razzano 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the women's Dubai tennis championships. This week, she found little resistance from the second-seeded Pennetta, the tournament's second seed and defending champion. Williams struck five service aces and won on 26-of-29 first service...

2009-02-25 00:24:25

Qualifier Daniel Koellerer pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday, defeating top-seeded David Nalbandian in the first round of the $1.2 million Mexican Open. After Nalbandian handily won the opening set 6-1, the unheralded Austrian came back to knock off the Argentine star 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the second round. In other opening action on Acapulco's red clay courts, third-seeded Spaniard Tommy Robredo defeated countryman Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Robredo is seeking his third title in...

2009-02-11 19:00:00

PBS STAR TO PREMIERE LIVE CONCERT SPECIAL 'YANNI VOICES: LIVE FROM THE FORUM IN ACAPULCO' Concert Special to Premiere on PBS March 2, 2009 First CD release in six years, YANNI VOICES, set for March U.S. tour kicks off in April BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- YANNI VOICES: LIVE FROM THE FORUM IN ACAPULCO, a live concert spectacular from Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum recording artist Yanni, premieres on PBS Monday, March 2, 2009. After Yanni's four-year hiatus from public...


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2012-06-18 08:59:32

Symbol: BODI6 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   OPST4 Opizia stolonifera J. Presl   Acapulco grass Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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