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Archaeologists Unearth Stone Monument Detailing 'Dark Period' In Maya History
2013-07-18 09:21:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists have uncovered a "dark period" in Mayan history while tunneling beneath the main temple of El Peru-Waka', an ancient Maya city in northern Guatemala, according to cultural officials in that country. The discovery, an elaborately carved monument with hieroglyphic text, details the exploits of a little-known sixth-century princess whose descendants prevailed during a long-lived, often bloody struggle between two...

2013-06-10 23:02:26

The Grid Earth Store will donate a Waka Waka light for every Waka Power light sold. In addition to purchasing the finest solar light and USB charger available, you will provide safe light to a family in need, possibly even save a life. Georgetown, TX (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 For every Waka Power light sold by the Grid Earth Store, a Waka Waka light will be donated to a family in need. You can own the coolest solar lamp and USB charger available, while allowing a family living in poverty to...

2013-06-06 23:01:12

In May of 2013 the Grid Earth Project distributed more than 300 Waka Waka solar lamps in the Cayo District of Belize, in a project funded through the 1% Club. This permanently changed the lives of thousands of residents of the area. Cayo District Belize (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 An amazing thing happened in May of 2013. The Villages of Armenia, St. Mathews and Los Tombos all took a 150 year leap into the future. Until now they have been living with kerosene lamps and candles for household...

Tomb Of Mayan Queen Discovered In Guatemala
2012-10-04 08:29:24

[ Watch the Video: Tomb of Maya queen K'abel Found in Guatemala ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of archaeologists, including scientists from the Washington University in St. Louis and the College of Wooster, has discovered the tomb of Mayan queen Lady K'abel, a seventh-century Holy Snake Lord considered one of the greatest queens of the Classic Maya civilization. During excavations of the royal Maya city of El Perú-Waka´ in...

2010-10-19 10:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the momentous success of "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)," a sold out tour, and her newly released single "Loca," Shakira releases her 9th album, Sale El Sol / The Sun Comes Out, through Epic Records today, October 19th. Sale El Sol marks a return to the eclectic approach that defined Shakira's music and established her unique sound and style. The album, which Entertainment Weekly calls an "eclectic, adventurous mix," has three...

2010-09-01 13:54:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Shakira's (Epic Records) global hit "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" has become the best-selling World Cup song in history. "Waka Waka" will be available on her forthcoming album Sale el Sol/The Sun Comes Out, scheduled to be released on October 19th. After selling an astounding two million singles, "Waka Waka" is the biggest World Cup song ever released, however its success goes far beyond its popularity as a song, the song and accompanying dance has...

2010-07-14 10:16:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In front of the world's largest stage, Shakira (Epic Records) and special guest Freshlyground performed the #1 Hit "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" to audiences in 215 countries with 700 million viewers during the closing ceremonies of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Selling over a million singles has made Waka Waka the fastest-selling single and biggest-selling World Cup single of the digital age. The song is the #1 selling single in over 15 countries...

2010-06-17 06:00:00

BEIJING, June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Linktone Ltd. (Nasdaq: LTON), a leading provider of wireless interactive entertainment services to consumers in China, today announced that it has obtained exclusive wireless distribution rights for the official theme song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)." The song, said to evoke the power, rhythm and liveliness expected from Africa's first World Cup tournament, was written and produced by...

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