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2014-07-23 23:22:20

Members recognize one year of progress, challenges in their work to improve factory safety with release of Annual Report Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 During its first 12 months, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has completed inspections of all 587 factories from which its Members source, provided basic fire safety training to more than one million workers and managers and begun offering financial compensation—recently extended from two to up to four months—to...

2014-07-23 23:18:45

Staying in line with the Edusei Foundation's goal of developing the youth for a better future; the foundation, founded by Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei, donated much-needed items to the Kumasi Children's Home. Before departing, the foundation interacted with the children and offered words of encouragement. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The donation from the Edusei Foundation was greatly appreciated by the staff and children of the facility. In a feat of strategic engineering, such assistance...

2014-07-23 12:22:29

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Availability of cheap and skilled workforce, strategic geopolitical location and sophisticated logistics network continues to position Hungary as a preferred destination for automotive OEMs and investors According to a recently published report by TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ], "Hungary Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2941 ]", the tyre market in...

2014-07-22 16:23:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Government of Puerto Rico, challenging the legality of a new law that allows certain public corporations to avoid their debts. Funds managed by BlueMountain Capital are holders of power revenue bonds in Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), a public corporation that provides electrical power to residents and businesses in the Commonwealth of Puerto...

2014-07-22 12:35:11

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Haitian Education and Leadership Program (HELP) announces today that it has secured valuable internship placements with international business group, the Libra Group, under a new partnership for high-achieving Haitian university students. These internships provide promising students with the professional growth opportunity they deserve as a critical step in creating a community of empowered young professionals and leaders with the...

2014-07-21 23:00:44

Ticket Down announces that South American teams, Brazil and Colombia, will battle it out on United States soil in a match at Sun Life Stadium on Friday, September 5th. This trusted ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo code FUTBOL-2014 for additional savings on any Brazil vs. Colombia tickets. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for cheap Brazil vs. Colombia tickets at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on September 5th....

2014-07-21 12:27:02

LIMA, Peru, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grana y Montero S.A.A. ("Grana y Montero" or "the Company") (NYSE: GRAM) (BVL: GRAMONC1), the engineering and construction Peruvian company listed in the New York Stock Exchange, announced it will host its Second Quarter 2014 earnings conference call on July 25, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 12:00 p.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial: 1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants) 1-334-323-7224 (International Participants) Conference ID:...

2014-07-21 12:24:58

Rebel forces bring tribal warfare within miles of Make Way Partners orphanage BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make Way Partners, the only indigenously operated relief organization in [North] and South Sudan, fears for one of its orphan facilities following an outbreak of violence incited by rebel forces. The rebel forces have begun an onslaught of mass killings just miles from the New Life Ministry orphanage, which houses over 750 unadoptable South Sudanese children....

2014-07-21 08:24:39

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Pacific & Partners will host the 20th Latin Oil Week/ Latin Upstream 2014 Conference from 1-3 September 2014 at the Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The 20th Latin Upstream Conference 2014 is a key annual event for the Latin American Continent, to be augmented by its special twentieth anniversary, as the longest-running such event in and/or on Latin America, alongside the widely-acclaimed 10th...

2014-07-21 08:23:34

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ms Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country. "I had just taken goats to graze," she says. "As I stood in the middle of our banana plantation, four Tanzanian soldiers came to our home and shouted at me, 'Rudi Kwenu' [Kiswahili phrase meaning 'Go back home']". She was forced out 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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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