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2014-06-12 16:28:40

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Creative Associates International are partnering to provide thousands of at-risk youth in El Salvador with access to software and technology training as an alternative to the draw of gangs. (CreativeAssociatesInternational.com) "Microsoft's involvement will have a significant, positive affect on youth in gang-infested areas of El Salvador," says Charito Kruvant, President and CEO of Creative. "We appreciate the company's...

2014-03-17 23:27:04

Ticket Down has rolled back prices for the big match between the Ivory Coast and El Salvador at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. This popular secondary ticket source is offering the special customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that teams from El Salvador and Ivory Coast will compete in the ‘Road to Brazil’ tournament. The official road to Brazil started last year when national soccer teams began...

2013-09-26 23:28:40

He and his cycling team, B2B Joga Capoeira, to be received by major Capoeira events in San Diego September 26-29 2013. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Mestre Acordeon is a world-renowned martial arts master, musician, researcher, author, and producer. He is credited as being one of the first persons to have introduced the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira to the U.S. over 35 years ago. Mestre Acordeon will commemorate his 70th birthday and lifelong work to spread the...

2011-12-23 14:45:00

On December 2011 BellVoz announced new international long distance calling plans, that will bring true benefits of — choice, value and quality — to call El Salvador. Bell2CA is designed for US customers who call Central America, saving them money compared to paying by the minute. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 On December 2011 BellVoz announced new international long distance calling plans, that will bring true benefits of — choice, value and quality — to...

2010-06-24 06:45:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the religious women who were assassinated by the military in El Salvador in 1980, author Mary Judith Ress wrote "Blood Flowers" (published by iUniverse), a novel that gets inside the hearts and minds of dedicated missionary nuns, offering a close look at the idealistic motivation that has brought a whole generation of nuns to serve the poor in Latin America since the 1970s. "Blood Flowers" is the story of Sister Meg Carney who is fresh...

2009-12-16 12:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Superstar and cultural icon Beyonce is extending her 2009 "I AM..." World Tour to South America for a series of live concerts beginning Thursday, February 4, 2010 at Parque Planeta in Florianopolis, Brazil. The two-week run will end in the Caribbean on the island of Trinidad on Thursday, February 18, 2010 (see itinerary following). The tour dates mark the first time the international entertainer will perform live concerts in South America. Fans in...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'