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2013-09-12 23:19:58

Staying in touch with loved ones important as ever with Pure Minutes. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Grito de Dolores, not to be confused with Cinco de Mayo, celebrates the launch of the Mexican fight for Independence against the Spanish colonial government in 1810. The term Grito de Dolores ( English: “Cry of Dolores”) is in reference to the battle cry of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, parish priest of Dolores, on Sept. 16, 1810. Celebrate the occasion by calling loved ones...

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...

2010-11-12 08:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For years now, the Latino Theater Company has presented a holiday gift to the community, its production of "La Virgen De Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin." Adapted for the stage by company member and playwright Evelina Fernandez from the mid-Sixteenth Century text The Nican Mopohua, it relates the story of how the Virgin Mary appeared on four occasions to the lowly peasant Juan Diego in the mountains of Tepeyac near Mexico City in 1531. Miracles...

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2010-09-21 14:27:40

Tropical Storm Georgette formed pretty quickly and the GOES-11 satellite captured her clouds extending over extreme southern Baja California and western Mexico today. Georgette formed just south of Cabo San Lucas this morning and is headed for a Baja landfall. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite or GOES-11 is stationary in its position in space, watching over the weather in the western U.S. GOES-11 captured an infrared image of Tropical Storm Georgette's rounded cloud cover...

2010-09-16 08:06:00

MEXICO CITY, September 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The celebrations commemorating 200 years of independence bear the signature of one of the biggest event organisers in the world - Marco Balich, the President of K-events/Filmmaster Group (http://www.kevents.it, http://www.filmmaster.com). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100916/407897 ) This year, on the 15th of September, Mexico celebrated 200 years of independence from Spanish rule. For this occasion, the...

2009-10-13 17:00:00

The nineteenth tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific formed over this past weekend, and strengthened into Tropical Storm Patricia. The GOES-11 satellite captured Patricia from her "birth" several hundred miles south of Baja California, to her track there today, Tuesday, October 13. The National Hurricane Center has posted a tropical storm warning for the southern portion of the Baja California peninsula from Buenavista to Agua Blanca, including Cabo San Lucas. A tropical storm warning means...

2009-08-03 16:24:00

Event will feature array of international celebrity speakers and entertainers PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The biggest Catholic event of the year in the Phoenix area will be held at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale on Aug. 8. A capacity crowd is expected to attend an afternoon of celebration, presentations, music and prayer at the Guadalupe Festival. The event is free and open to the public. See www.guadalupefestival.org for ticket details. Doors will open at 2:00 PM and...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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