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2014-06-19 08:23:11

Region's leading nation calls for renewed global effort to reduce carbon emissions NADI, Fiji, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji has appealed to developed nations not to behave selfishly

2014-06-11 23:12:23

Love is in the air during the month of June. Enter to win the June iPod Shuffle Giveaway while learning more about the perfect destination wedding location, The U.S.

Barbados Utilizes World Environment Day To Inspire Developing Island Nations To Focus On Green Technology
2014-06-04 15:16:01

Barbados, which is at the cutting edge of the fight against a changing climate, has become the first Small Island Developing State to host the annual World Environment Day.

2014-05-16 23:09:15

The most auspicious day of 2014 for a wedding will be 12/13/14.

2014-04-22 23:00:20

On April 19, the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands, in a unanimous vote, authorized President David Hall to commence the development phase for a medical school in the territory.

2014-03-11 08:40:42

CYPRUS, Greece, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In spring 2014 the idea of Aphroditecoin was born.

2014-02-11 20:21:34

"You will not be refugees," says Fijian President during state visit. SUVA, Fiji, Feb.


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Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima
2014-04-18 12:27:42

The Mauritius Blue Pigeon (Alectroenas nitidissima) is an extinct species of blue pigeon previously native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean eastwards of Madagascar. It has two extinct relatives from the Mascarenes and three living ones from other islands. It is the type species of the genus of blue pigeons, Alectroenas. It had white colored hackles around the head, neck, and breast and blue colored feathers on the body, and it was red on the tail and the...

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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