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2011-07-19 07:45:00

Liquor sales were suspended in Ecuador for 72-hours after 21 people died from drinking homemade aguardiente made with methanol. A press conference, which included Health Minister David Chiriboga and Security Minister Homero Arellan, was held on Sunday to announce a nationwide ban on alcohol sales. In addition, a national health emergency was declared. Police have confiscated 28 containers in Los Rios province, where most of the deaths have occurred. Some of the containers were reported to...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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