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2010-08-11 08:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- La Llorona, whose fearful story of melancholy and murder has terrified Mexican and Latin American children for generations, will cast a grim shadow upon guests at Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) this fall as her dreaded presence is unleashed upon guests at the 2010 Halloween Horror Nights® event, where the legends of horror come to life. According to the legend, a beautiful Mexican woman fell in love and married the most...

2009-05-06 11:00:00

New CD and Digital Collection Features 18 Standout Tracks, Including 'Arenita Azul,' 'La Cucaracha' & 'La Linea' HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol/EMI announces the first ever career-spanning hits collection for the acclaimed Oscar(R) and Grammy(R)-nominated recording artist Lila Downs, to be released on CD and digitally on June 30. The Very Best Of El Alma De Lila Downs features 18 standout tracks, including "Arenita Azul," "La Cucaracha," and "La Linea." (Photo:...

2008-09-18 06:00:31

By Lisa Bornstein It's a reality of the world that girls go missing. In that regard, Ciudad Juarez is more real than most places. The Mexican border town facing El Paso became the home to maquiladoras, or factories, of U.S. companies after NAFTA opened the door. Young women flooded from the countryside to work in them. And in the past 15 years, more than 400 have been murdered, according to estimates. The murders go unsolved. Sometimes the bodies are found; often the women are never...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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