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2013-10-22 23:00:44

Tzipora Dadeiva is an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner Intern at the Escuela de Ayurveda de California. Santa Cruz, Bolivia (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 La Escuela de Ayuveda de California is pleased to present the Ayurveda Health Practitioner Interns from 2013. The group of interns comes from Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Colombia and the Dominican Republic. For more information please visit (para más información): http://bit.ly/1bTikQ4. An Ayurvedic Health Practitioner intern is...

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2010-11-13 06:50:00

Historical ecology of the Andes indicates desert-like setting on the horizon Catastrophic drought is on the near-term horizon for the capital city of Bolivia, according to new research into the historical ecology of the Andes. If temperatures rise more than 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius (3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit) above those of modern times, parts of Peru and Bolivia will become a desert-like setting. The change would be disastrous for the water supply and agricultural capacity of the two million...

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2009-11-13 13:10:00

Bolivia's Chacaltaya range has succumbed to the precipitous melting of glaciers, AFP reported. The site was once home to the highest ski-run in the world as it was perched on the Chacaltaya glacier nearly 17,390 feet high, but now all that remains is a rusted skilift. Only 538 square feet of snow remains on the magnificent Chacaltaya glacier. Alfredo Martinez, a veteran guide and founder of the Bolivian Andean Club, said nothing is left but a little piece of ice that is disappearing and will...

2009-11-06 11:34:00

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") announced today preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of October 2009 compared to traffic figures for October 2008. During October 2009, total terminal passengers decreased 5.0% compared to the previous year, domestic passenger traffic decreased 4.3%, while international passenger traffic decreased 6.7% compared...

2009-01-14 11:30:00

LA PAZ, Bolivia, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bolivian newspaper El Diario named the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) the "Organization of the Year" for the second consecutive year. According to Jorge Carrasco Guzman, general manager of El Diario, USAID was recognized in 2007 because of the Agency's strong support for Bolivia's development. Carrasco noted the paper decided to recognize USAID again in 2008 because, despite fragile bilateral relations, the United States...

2008-12-08 16:09:00

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of November 2008 compared to traffic figures for November 2007. During November 2008, total terminal passengers decreased 15.0% compared to the previous year; international passenger traffic decreased 9.5%, while domestic passenger traffic decreased 17.6% compared to...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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