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2010-05-12 15:31:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire from Shell Espana S.A. the assets and operations of the Shell Las Palmas terminal in the Canary Islands, which is located near the northwest coast of mainland Africa. The acquisition, which is subject to the completion of detailed documentation, is expected to close by the end of July. The Shell Las Palmas terminal occupies an area...

2008-10-31 15:00:19

An Air Europa airplane was able to successfully land next to a beach on the Spanish holiday island of Lanzarote after overshooting a runway, officials say. A spokeswoman for the airport in the city of Arracife said all 74 passengers and six crew members were safely evacuated following Friday's incident on the island in the Canary Islands, The Guardian said. "The aircraft came off the runway. No one was hurt," the unidentified spokeswoman said. An Air Europa spokeswoman blamed the...

2008-08-21 12:01:08

By EMILY MOULTON MORE than 150 people have died in a horrific plane crash at Madrid's Barajas airport yesterday in what has been described as Spain's worst air disaster in 30 years. Spanair Flight JK5022 - bound for the city of Las Palmas on Gran Canaria - was barely airborne when it sped off the end of the runway and crashed, before breaking into pieces and bursting into flames. Less than two dozen of the 166 passengers and nine crew on board are said to have survived. It is not...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin