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2014-07-03 23:05:07

Ticket Down announces that they have cut prices on all tickets for Romeo Santos at Yankee Stadium on July 11th and 12th. This reputable ticket exchange is also offering the exclusive customer appreciation promo code ROMEOSANTOS-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Ticket Down announces that they have slashed prices on Romeo Santos tickets at the Yankee Stadium. This popular ticket exchange has reduced all ticket prices for this talented performer at the "Home of...

2014-07-02 23:02:53

Mobile Corporation, an innovator of new online communities for the mobile workforce, today announced that Pepe Aguilar, one of the top celebrities in Mexico who has sold over 12 million records, 21 albums, and won eight Grammy Awards, has joined the company as a major shareholder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 “We are proud to welcome Mr. Aguilar as a major shareholder of Mobile Corporation, and we look forward to continuing to create new ways to introduce the company into the...

2014-07-01 11:51:03

QUT Friends may be the key to stopping their mates drink walking, a risky behaviour that kills on average two Australians every week, a QUT study has found. Researcher Dr Ioni Lewis, from QUT's Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q), said in a survey of young people aged 17 to 25, friends were the strongest influence on their intentions to drink walk. "Drink walking, or walking while intoxicated in a public place, is linked to increased risk of injury...

2014-06-24 23:09:36

Albita (Cuba), Eva Ayllón (Perú) & Olga Cerpa (Spain), Celebrating Women's Power with the Cajón Beat Common to the Three Cultures Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Mujeres con Cajones is Albita’s new production, Grammy and Emmy awarded songstress that reedited the impact of the most authentic Cuban music from Hollywood to Broadway, and from Paris to Dubai. On this celebration of women’s power, the Cuban belter reveals the richness in the cajón beat that is...

2014-06-16 16:22:53

The New Album Available July 8 from the Grammy® and Academy Award®-Winning Composer NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gustavo Santaolalla's solo instrumental album Ronroco was a game-changer for the visionary artist when it was released in 1998. Camino, to be released by Sony Music Masterworks on July 8, is the long-awaited follow up to that album - a rich, beautifully crafted instrumental journey illuminating Santaolalla's unmistakable sound. Camino again features the...

2014-06-16 08:25:57

NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paulino Dynasty (Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino), NYC Mariachi Conservatory and Union join to promote the beauty and splendor of Mariachi music in the Big Apple, New York City!!! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117877 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117876 "My vision is that the public, apprentices and professional musicians develop and further promote this valuable musical tradition, Mariachi!"...

2014-05-07 12:27:51

Let the Good Times Flow: Cars and Cigars, POUR, Hootenanny, Midsummer Night's Dream Cabaret and Sunset Views on the Remodeled Deck at AQUA SEATTLE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfection of summertime in the Pacific Northwest is almost upon us and El Gaucho Hospitality today announced a series of upcoming events for our guests to revel in all its glory. New patio remodel at AQUA opens this summer The spectacular view from Pier 70 showcases sailboats and sunsets on the Puget...

2014-05-05 23:08:40

The Cinco de Mayo celebration is in support of LULAC’s health education initiative, Latinos Living Healthy, which is focused on addressing Latino health disparities in this country. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Yesterday, on the National Mall, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Maru Montero Dance Company (MMDC) presented the annual National Cinco de Mayo Festival. More than 14,000 attended the Cinco de Mayo celebration. The event is in support of...

2014-05-01 23:09:16

On Sunday, May 4, 2014, the National Cinco de Mayo Festival will celebrate Latin American dance, music and crafts as well as health exams and services. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Maru Montero Dance Company and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) present the annual National Cinco de Mayo Festival on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The free festival will celebrate Latin American dance, music and crafts. The Cinco de Mayo celebration is in support of LULAC’s health...

2014-04-24 08:30:17

*New music app and redesigned Fania website to mine storied archives while showcasing new digital direction* NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fania Records, the historic Latin music label whose artist roster over the past fifty years has included a galaxy of chart-topping and iconic stars, is fully embracing the digital music landscape, with several exciting new developments that mine their storied archives while also showcasing their innovative new digital direction. As the label...

Latest Latin American culture Reference Libraries

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'