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2014-06-25 16:29:04

QUEBEC CITY, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - NuRAN Wireless, a leading supplier of mobile and broadband wireless solutions, has been selected by Rhizomatica to connect Mexico's rural communities. Rhizomatica is a non-profit organization based in Oaxaca, Mexico, whose mission is to enable access to mobile telecommunications for the over 2 billion people without affordable coverage and the 700 million with none at all. To this end, the organization thoroughly investigated ways to bring...

2014-06-06 23:07:59

Led by Photographer Frank Hunter, Workshop Open to All Levels, Beginner to Aspiring Professional Oaxaca, Mexico (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 There is no other place in the world where Day of the Dead is celebrated with such energy, ritual, magic and color than Oaxaca, Mexico. From October 27 to November 4, 2014, photographers of all levels, from those with no experience to hobbyists to aspiring professionals, can capture it all: the people, costumes, food, religious practices and pre-Hispanic...

2014-03-03 23:01:19

The luxury travel agency has announced a new online feature to help last-minute travelers book and save in one convenient location. “Last Minute Booking” can save guests big money on Oaxaca travel. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 MHV has undeniably made a name for itself in the tourism industry in recent years for their unmistakable work in the Oaxaca region of Mexico. The luxury travel company has full access to the most beautiful and impressive Huatulco hotels, resorts, and...

2014-02-28 23:24:10

The luxury travel representatives at My Huatulco Vacation have developed an all-inclusive package to fit nearly any budget. The company aims to bring a unique vacationing experience to tourists around the world. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 For people wishing to vacation like royalty without having to foot an enormous bill, there is a travel agency that aims to create the perfect dream getaway. My Huatulco Vacation (MHV), a popular travel booking company, represents over 80...

2012-07-24 23:00:43

CFHI, a United Nations recognized nonprofit, marks 20 years of global health education and community empowerment. Their 20th Anniversary Gala, taking place September in San Francisco, will feature keynote speaker Dr. German Tenorio, Secretary of Health - Oaxaca, Mexico and will showcase the impact of CFHI's work in global communities. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Fresh from the impoverished Appalachian region of Virginia, Evaleen Jones, a young Stanford medical student, took a...

2012-05-09 00:01:24

GW Anthropology Professor Jeffrey Blomster´s Research Featured in PNAS Journal George Washington University Professor Jeffrey P. Blomster´s latest research explores the importance of the ballgame to ancient Mesoamerican societies. Dr. Blomster´s findings show how the discovery of a ballplayer figurine in the Mixteca Alta region of Oaxaca demonstrates the early participation of the region in the iconography and ideology of the game, a point that had not been previously...

Latest Oaxaca Reference Libraries

2007-02-14 08:22:49

The Pueblan Milk Snake, Lampropeltis triangulum campbelli, is a species of non-venomous colubrid snake. They are typically nocturnal, especially in the summer months when the heat is beyond tolerable. They are commonly found in southern Puebla, eastern Morelos, and northern Oaxaca, Mexico. They are also very commonly found in captivity as pets. Bright colors and broad bands of red, black and white distinguishes this subspecies from all other milk snakes. Adult Pueblan milk snakes reach...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'