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2014-07-16 08:24:33

'Diablo Nights' takes Acapulco Detective Emilia Cruz inside Mexico's Drug War ROME, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carmen Amato, author of the explosive Emilia Cruz mystery series, is pleased to announce a new book release. "Diablo Nights" is the third installment in the Emilia Cruz mystery series set in Acapulco. In "Diablo Nights," the deadly combination of a religious relic and a cruise ship murder victim propel Emilia Cruz, Acapulco's first female police detective, into a...

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...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.