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2010-07-06 08:21:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Minister of Transportation, Technology, Post and Telecommunications, Vicente Ehate Tomi, recently met with U.S. Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea Alberto Fernandez to assess the state of transportation and airport security. The meeting was an opportunity to further discuss the possibility of receiving technical assistance from U.S. experts on transportation security. Ambassador...

2010-07-01 13:59:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an address to world leaders, CEOs and the media, Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo vowed to preserve the natural resources of the country and protect endangered species. President Obiang's historic address was delivered at the 2010 Global Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. As a member of the Commission for the Conservation of Forest Ecosystems in Central Africa...

2010-06-30 13:43:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his address to the 2010 TIME/Fortune/CNN Global Forum, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo committed to investing in the country's various social development programs and vowing to enhance the existing Social Development Fund that uses oil resources for the benefit of the people of Equatorial Guinea. "Through this Fund, we are investing in our children, our schools, our teachers, health care, tourism,...

2010-06-29 14:05:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo promised accountability and transparency in an historic speech at the 2010 Global Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. President Obiang also expressed his intention to use oil resources in compliance with the rules of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). "We will continue trying to qualify as a candidate for compliance...

2010-06-16 10:15:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) released the following statement today in response to the announcement by UNESCO's Director-General, Irina Bokova on the decision to delay setting a date to award the UNESCO-Obiang Life Sciences Prize and to postpone the decision on the matter until the next meeting of the Executive Council in October. "The Government of Equatorial Guinea expresses gratitude to...

2010-06-10 09:15:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) efforts to improve public health throughout the country, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is sponsoring a two-year nursing assistant course to improve health issues in collaboration with the Spanish Cooperation and the Cuban Brigade. The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Maria de la Vida Asue Ndong, invited participants to engage in this effort...

2010-06-08 16:20:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter kicked off a three-day trip to west Africa with a visit to Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial), according to reports by FIFA. Blatter praised Equatorial Guinea for its development projects in front of a large crowd gathered for his arrival and the opening of the national FA's new headquarters and technical center. "This is the first time I have been to your country but it will...

2009-10-09 14:44:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, His Excellency President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, today issued the following statement congratulating the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, on winning the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. "On behalf of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and the people of my country, I extend my congratulations to President Obama on his being honored with the Nobel Peace Prize. This...

2009-09-21 08:47:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Rice University's James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy Friday, His Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, detailed his vision for the future of Equatorial Guinea. Speaking as a guest of the Institutes' Energy Forum, President Obiang detailed specific successes in the country during its short history and outlined plans for the continued investment of natural resource revenue, the...

2009-09-17 11:34:00

Victoria Advocate Reports on Global Construction WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An American construction company has begun a massive construction project in Cogo, Equatorial Guinea reported the Victoria Advocate Wednesday. The Advocate, Texas' second oldest newspaper, reported Wednesday morning that the Victoria-based Roth Construction is set to build the "presidential library and conference center for President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo." According to the Advocate,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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