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2014-08-04 12:26:58

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Central America Food and Drink Report Q3 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/food_retailing/central_america_food_drink_report_q3_2011.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates The region's economic trajectory remains divergent. Despite our expectations for slower real GDP growth in Panama in the next several years, it will remain the regional outperformer. On the other...

2014-08-04 08:30:36

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda and the European Union (EU) on August 1, 2014 held strategic bilateral talks on how to further strengthen bilateral development cooperation. The discussions were held in Rwanda's capital Kigali. During the meeting Government updated the EU on the country's latest macroeconomic performance and medium term projections while the latter discussed implementation of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF)...

2014-08-04 04:21:02

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenyans will be commemorating the 16th anniversary of the 1998 US Embassy bomb attack in Nairobi that took place on August 7th. The blast killed hundreds, left many more injured and brought down the then US Embassy and nearby city buildings. The attack was claimed by al-Qaeda under the command of infamous late Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, and brought Kenya's capital to a standstill. The bomb site has since been turned...

2014-08-01 08:24:32

Splendid performance by famous artists including Kim Beom-su, Yang Bang-eon and Na Yun-seon from August 5 to 10 INCHEON, South Korea, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incheon International Airport, one of the few airports to present year round premium art and cultural performances, has organized a splendid program to help visitors dispel the summer heat during the peak vacation season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132489 The special Cool Summer Concert will be held...

2014-08-01 08:23:16

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 22, 2014 the Rwandan Foreign Minister visited the Rwandan students at Agrostudies. Her visit to Israel, while planned in advanced, coincided with the recent escalation between Israel and the Palestinians. Even so, the Minister decided to arrive on schedule as a show of support to the Israeli people: "I am here on behalf of the government of Rwandan to show solidarity to the people of Israel. This is a difficult time of Israel and...

2014-07-31 23:16:24

Cuti Cuti Malaysia is an iconic brand in Malaysia. Through cuticutimalaysia.com.my, the travel portal will be launching more services in the coming months leading to the next quarter. Seremban (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Cuticutimalaysia.com.my is the leading portals in the region offering a full range of travel and tourism related resources. Cuticutimalaysia.com.my is the ideal place to start for anyone intending to visit Malaysia and the attractions around the country. There is a wide variety...

2014-07-31 23:16:19

FM Malaysia is the leading online music and entertainment portal in the region. Through fm.com.my, the portal offers a broad range of music-related information and resources for its members. Kuala Lumpur (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fm.com.my is a Malaysian-based portal which offers the best platform of information on the Malaysian music industry. Members can now read about all the Malaysian artistes, entertainers and singers who have been successful in the past few decades and those who are...

2014-07-31 20:21:47

Financial results show the positive effect of international crude prices that partially offset the strong impact of the difficult operational environment on production and sales BOGOTA, Colombia, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announced today its unaudited financial results, both consolidated and unconsolidated, for the second quarter of 2014. The financial results were prepared and filed in Colombian pesos (COP$) in accordance...

2014-07-31 16:25:48

August 2nd marks three years since the disappearance of Robyn Gardner. NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was the darkest period in his life; he lost his friend, alone in a foreign country, with no assistance from the US government and a media war raging against him. What should have been a vacation in paradise turned into a true hell that changed his life forever in August of 2011. Gary Giordano details the torture he endured in an Aruban prison after being arrested for...

2014-07-31 16:22:30

Lenders Extend Agreements to Allow Productive Discussions to Continue SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority ("PREPA") today confirmed that it is having productive discussions with parties owning or insuring more than 60 percent of its outstanding bonds and lenders who provide revolving lines of credit used to pay for purchased power, fuel and other expenses, with the goal of reaching agreement to obtain incremental...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'