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2013-08-07 23:03:41

Volunteers from Scientology Churches in Venezuela launch a summer of drug prevention activities on United National International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Venezuela (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The Truth About Drugs team of Venezuela pulled out all stops June 26, United National International Day against Drug Abuse and Addiction, to bring the message of drug-free living to people throughout the country. Mario Chirinos, director of the group, broadcasted the anti-drug...

2005-11-06 21:50:25

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Two tankers collided on Venezuela's western Lake Maracaibo on Sunday, but authorities expected key oil shipping lanes to be unaffected by the accident, a port official said. Local port official Capt. Oscar Ramirez told Globovision television that one of the vessels was being moved from the lake and he said he expected shipping to be clear by Monday morning when operations restarted. Ramirez did not provide any details about any spillage from the...

2005-08-16 07:54:23

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - A West Caribbean Airways airliner traveling from Panama with 152 passengers and crew crashed on Tuesday in a mountainous region near Venezuela's border with Colombia after suffering engine failure, Venezuelan authorities said. "We believe it is going to be difficult for there to be survivors," Interior Minister Jesse Chacon said. Venezuelan troops were searching for survivors from the Colombian airline's MD-80 aircraft that was en...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.