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2014-10-20 16:24:32

BERN, Switzerland, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine years, Encuentra24.com has solidified its position as the leading online classifieds marketplace for Panama and Costa Rica. In the past month, the site recorded 4.1 million unique visitors and more than 80 million page views, meaning visitors tended to browse rather than bounce. Email analytics show that Encuentra24.com helped to generate 150,000 leads for both individual consumers and businesses....

2014-10-20 12:27:59

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie, Jean-Marc Fournier, and the Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs of Ontario, Madeleine Meilleur, met today to discuss issues of common interest. They mainly discussed the waves of cuts occurring at Radio-Canada and their impact on Francophone communities. The two Ministers will continue their hard work on this file. They intend to...

2014-10-20 08:26:56

In spite of gains, poverty and income inequality have increased over the past four years and there are currently 5.6 million young adults ages 16-24 neither in school nor working BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --For the fourth consecutive year, Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan national coalition, released today the annual Opportunity Index, a composite measure for all 50 states and over 2,600 counties of 16 key economic, educational and civic factors that expand or restrict...

2014-10-17 23:06:21

Pro-wildlife conservation resort Tulemar Vacation Homes in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica celebrates International Sloth Day by adopting a sloth and encouraging social media users to share sloth photos online. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Tulemar Vacation Homes in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is ranked the #1 resort in the area on TripAdvisor, and one of the features that makes this vacation spot so special are the daily wildlife sightings throughout the grounds....

2014-10-17 16:21:55

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators ("JPLs"), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that the class meetings of scheme creditors of LDK Solar and its subsidiaries, LDK Silicon & Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. and LDK Silicon Holding Co., Limited (together the...

2014-10-17 04:21:39

LONDON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The family of a missing British journalist, Michael Dixon, will on Saturday (18 October) mark five years since he vanished in Costa Rica. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152637 Michael walked out of his hotel one evening in the seaside town of Tamarindo and never came back. His brother's own efforts turned up several leads which indicate he was the victim of a violent crime. But Costa Rican and British authorities did...

2014-10-16 12:25:38

Accomplished Korean Chef and Korean Mixologist To Highlight Native Food and Drink;October 17-19 Event Promotes Greater Awareness of Traditional Korean Cuisine, and October 20 Media Event To Deliver Pairing of Makgeolli, Korean rice wine, with Korean food NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Korean pop star PSY rocked Times Square last New Year's Eve - now it's the turn of hansik, Korea's traditional cuisine, to set cultural standards in New York with a three-day event...

2014-10-16 08:24:29

SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC, PoMSOX: IOC) announces that Dr Gaylen Byker has formally retired as Chairman and as director and has been replaced as Chairman by Chris Finlayson, effective immediately. The changes are in keeping with an announcement made by the company on August 10, 2014. Mr Finlayson paid tribute to Dr Byker who joined the InterOil board in 1997. "Gaylen has given a large part of his...

2014-10-16 08:24:05

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Minister Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, will deliver keynote remarks at the U.S.-Canada Energy Summit. He will highlight the importance of the mutual benefits of the Canada-U.S. energy relationship and outline future opportunities for cooperation. The Minister is scheduled to begin speaking at 5:30 p.m. CDT. Location:...

2014-10-15 12:26:53

New Toronto and Expanded Winnipeg Facilities Create Hundreds of New Jobs to Meet Increasing Global Demand for Made in Canada Products TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Goose today officially opened its global headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, home to the company's brand new 96,000-square-foot factory which doubles previous production capacity. Canada Goose also announced the expansion of its Winnipeg production facility, and combined with the Toronto factory has added close to...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

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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