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2014-09-17 16:24:35

Tickets on Sale Now to See Headlining International Chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence and More! NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Culinary masters including Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence, Stephanie Izard, Ed Baines and Roger Mooking will be making their way to the island of Barbados, the culinary capital of the Caribbean, for the fifth annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival. The international gourmet event of the season boasts the...

2014-09-17 08:27:29

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Resorts has been chosen to host the prestigious international AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Golf Open which will take place from 7th to 10th May 2015 on Heritage Golf Club golf course. The official launch was held on Friday 26th of August 2014 at the C Beach Club at Heritage Resorts located at Domaine de Bel Ombre. This world-class golf tournament will become the first ever tri-sanctioned tournament endorsed by the...

2014-09-17 08:26:42

Talija Artistic Folk Dance Company SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Talija Folk Dance Company from Belgrade, Serbia (www.talija.rs) performs on Sunday, October 12 at 7pm at St. George Serbian Church Hall, 3025 Denver St. SD 92117. Back by popular demand, this spectacular, foot-stomping, colorful tapestry of Serbian and Balkan folk dancing is not to be missed! Their stage presence and universal appeal make it a must see! The music and songs of the live orchestra...

2014-09-16 23:09:57

According to Economist.com, Nigeria is now the African continent's largest economy, and the 26th largest in the world. In support of the country's tremendous growth and massive economic potential, Wise Business Plans is proud to announce its expert plan writers are now trained to offer customized support geared toward the needs of Nigerian business owners. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 "Obviously, not only the laws but concerns and consumer behaviors are different in different...

2014-09-16 23:00:29

Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal cave has topped a “Sacred Places of a Lifetime” list compiled by National Geographic, bolstering Belize’s reputation as one of the world’s best cultural tourism destinations, according to the Lodge at Chaa Creek. San Ignacio, Belize (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 National Geographic has placed Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal cave at the top of a new list of "Sacred Places of a Lifetime,” bolstering the little country’s reputation as one of...

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...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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