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2014-09-16 08:26:50

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 3,000 Rwandans living in North America are travelling to Atlanta, Georgia (USA) this week to meet their leader President Paul Kagame, during the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, on September 19-20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146311 Former US President Bill Clinton, US lawmakers and celebrities have also been invited to the event. American civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson graced a similar event in Chicago, back in...

2014-09-16 04:20:33

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Points: - Exploration of the unexplored Northern end of the concession commenced. Early indications are of further high-grade mineralisation. - Extension of mineralisation identified by geochemical sampling in existing exploration area. Early indications show the mineralisation is larger than previously identified. Fleurette Group...

2014-09-16 04:20:31

Appraisal of PRL15 now underway SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) (POMSoX:IOC) has started drilling the Antelope-4 appraisal well in Petroleum Retention License 15 in Papua New Guinea. Antelope-4 is the first of at least two appraisal wells planned on the Antelope field. The well lies about 1km south of Antelope-2 and is the most southern well in the Elk-Antelope field. Antelope-5, the second appraisal...

2014-09-16 00:20:40

-- A Leading Event for Sustainable Design, Construction and Built Environment KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB Malaysia), Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 will open its doors from 17 -- 19 September 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140915/8521405277-a Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140915/8521405277-b Logo -...

2014-09-15 12:25:42

Media Alert: Capitol Hill Release Of Fact-Finding Missions Report On State Of Central American Children WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Fact-Finding Delegations of Immigrant-Rights leaders - from Washington D.C., New York, Boston, Miami, Cincinnati, Chicago, Houston, Oakland and San Francisco - will report at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. preliminary findings of patterns of ongoing violence targeting children in Honduras, El Salvador, and...

2014-09-14 23:02:30

LlamaHonduras.com hosts two special offers on the occasion of Independence Day: lower rates for calls to any number in Honduras and triple bonus for mobile recharges to Tigo Honduras. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 As Honduras’ Independence Day is just around the corner, LlamaHonduras.com has prepared two special offers for all its customers, whether they prefer to call home or send top ups to mobiles in Honduras. Anyone calling to Honduras on September 15th will benefit...

2014-09-12 23:07:02

LlamaNicaragua.com offers its customers a special Independence Day gift: up to 20% OFF to call any mobile or landline in Nicaragua. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The key to a more joyous celebration is getting in touch with everyone you love. And what better moment to call them than on Independence Day? To help its Nicaraguan customers living abroad, LlamaNicaragua.com has a special one day offer: up to 20% off to call Nicaragua. This way everyone missing his family back...

2014-09-11 12:25:49

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, launched its latest advertising campaign aimed at exposing the culture of corruption under Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Padilla that should alarm investors, creditors and taxpayers. Nick Ryan, Founder of the American Future Fund, said: "Governor Padilla continues to lead a government that disregards The US Constitution. His repeated efforts to publicly shame political...

2014-09-11 12:24:37

New Resort Combines Chic Contemporary Style with an Adults-Only, Limitless All-inclusive Vacation Experience ST. MAARTEN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a soft opening in October 2014, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort will be the premier five-star, all-suite property in St. Maarten, bringing a new brand of style, luxury and outstanding service to this stunning Caribbean island. Ultra-luxurious yet sustainable and set in the most spectacular location, the "resort within a resort" sits...

2014-09-11 08:26:42

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's leading media development organization, Journalists for Human Rights, has launched a new project to train journalists and journalism students in South Sudan, the world's newest country. The two-year project will see Journalists for Human Rights trainers working alongside South Sudanese journalists to help strengthen media and increase reporting on human rights issues. "It's the first time that a project has actually brought together all of...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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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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