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2014-04-09 16:22:52

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatorial Guinea's President, met with John Barnett Hess, Hess Corporation CEO, to strengthen the long-term and growing partnership between the company and the West African Nation. During the meeting, President Obiang and Mr. Hess discussed the company's continued investment in the country's energy, education and science sectors. Hess representatives praised the socio-economic development the...

2014-04-09 12:27:44

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grenada's Prime Minister Keith C. Mitchell will discuss the launch of an initiative on sustainable development, small island economies and the Caribbean's new vision for a dynamic and green hemisphere at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Friday, April 11. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Prime Minister Mitchell - who earned a masters degree at Washington, DC's Howard University and a...

2014-04-09 12:25:55

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House issued the following statement on Friday: "The United States will not stand by as those entrusted with South Sudan's future put their own interests above those of their people. The Executive Order signed by President Obama sends a clear message: those who threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan, obstruct the peace process, target U.N. peacekeepers, or are responsible for human rights abuses and...

2014-04-09 12:25:39

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea was chosen as The London Book Fair Market Focus for 2014 held from 8 to 10 to reflect the country's status as one of the top ten publishing markets in the world, and its expanding reputation within the international literary community. The eleventh Market Focus will build on a heritage of enhancing cultural and political exchanges between Korea and the UK. Through The London Book Fair's professional programme and the British Council's...

2014-04-09 08:23:53

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina is pleased to announce the successful drilling and testing of the new Aruco 1 exploration well in the Llanos 34 Block in the central Llanos basin in Colombia. GeoPark operates and has a 45% working interest in the Llanos 34 Block....

2014-04-07 23:24:14

In Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Foundation Rwanda Announces Bike Build Campaign New York, New York (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Beginning twenty years ago on April 7th, 1994, an estimated 250,000 women were raped during the genocide in Rwanda and an estimated 20,000 children were born as the result of these rapes, many of them to mothers who contracted HIV from their rapists. Since 2007, Foundation Rwanda has worked to help educate these children and to provide holistic support...

2014-04-07 08:38:15

CallFire FUEL Program Ignites Kuntal Joisher's Climb to Summit Mount Everest; Achievement to be Marked by First Mass Text from the Highest Point in the World SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CallFire, the cloud-based text and voice communications platform that enables organizations to reach their target audiences by phone in real-time, today launched the CallFire FUEL program. FUEL's inaugural initiative will be sponsoring Kuntal Joisher, an inspiring individual...

2014-04-07 08:32:41

ACCRA, Ghana, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Finatrade Group of Companies has been recognised by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for its contribution to national tax revenues, winning the award for third Best Taxpayer in Ghana. The GRA recognises firms in Ghana that are assiduous and consistent in their payment of tax. Finatrade is known as one of the fastest growing companies in West Africa, and has become a household name in Ghana through its work in...

2014-04-07 04:22:06

OSAKA, Japan, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - JAPAN TIMELINE is Website Connecting "Japan's 47 Prefectural Governments" and "1,000 Travel Agencies in Asia," Offering Service in Which Local Governments Can Release Information about Their Locality to World in Realtime - Freeplus Co., Ltd., which handles the Japan tourism business, is starting a Japan tourism information distribution service called "JAPAN TIMELINE" on April 7. -- "JAPAN TIMELINE," a portal website for Japan tourism...

2014-04-04 23:36:58

Full and partial beachfront villa ownership options available starting at $129,000. Retire or relocate to the beautiful white sandy beached of Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica and enjoy La Pura Vida! Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Palms Costa Rica is offering interested vacation home buyers two great options that can have them living the "Pura Vida" directly on the beaches of Playa Flamingo. The luxury vacation villa home property aims to provide all the...


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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