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2014-10-23 23:13:09

Brian Beckcom of Houston-based law firm VB Attorneys, who represented half the crew of the Maersk Alabama who were attacked by Somali pirates in 2009, is representing Captain Thomas, who was kidnapped off his ship in the Gulf of Guinea and held hostage, tortured, and malnourished for 18 days. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Captain Wren Thomas, an American ship captain, has filed a lawsuit (1) against his employer as a result of a piracy and kidnapping event that occurred one year...

2014-10-23 12:26:48

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2015, RSVP Vacations marks 30 years of gay and lesbian cruises with a yearlong celebration highlighted by their largest cruise yet on the brand new Regal Princess. As the first company to charter the Caribbean's newest and most innovative mega-ship, RSVP once again sets a new standard with an incredible vacation for a record-breaking 3600 guests cruising from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Cayman, Cozumel, and the private island of Princess...

2014-10-21 12:22:33

Air, transfers, beverages and shipboard credit included; special packages for third/fourth fares also on offer SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Put a holiday cruise aboard Holland America Line on your gift list this season and you just might get your wish. With special all-inclusive packages in verandah staterooms and suites, travelers can leave the hustle and hassle behind and let Holland America Line spread the holiday cheer by doing all of the decorating, cooking and...

2014-10-21 12:21:42

PARIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) media briefings at the Euronaval 2014 International Naval Defense and Maritime Exhibition and Conference will cover topics ranging from maritime surveillance systems to the company's progress on the Littoral Combat Ship, and many other products and systems. The Euronaval show will run from Monday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Oct. 31, in Paris, France. Program experts will provide updates on products and capabilities...

2014-10-20 23:06:21

Field Dailies launches its new Version 2.0 software: a real-time platform that automates and geocodes site audits, photo labeling, and the job safety analysis (JSA) process for the communication tower industry. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Field Dailies, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application for the telecommunications industry, announced today the commercial availability of Field Dailies 2.0, which offers carriers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), and system...

2014-10-20 20:23:30

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of October 20, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Resolute: Commenced operations...

2014-10-18 16:20:14

MARINETTE, Wis., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team launched the nation's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Detroit, into the Menominee River at Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). The ship's sponsor, Mrs. Barbara Levin, christened Detroit with the traditional smashing of a champagne bottle across the ship's bow just prior to the launch. "It is a privilege to serve as the sponsor of the future USS Detroit and to participate in the...

2014-10-17 04:20:22

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a year resting in Long Beach, the Hydroptere returns to sailing. French and American sponsors are joined by a new partner: Finesse Solutions of Santa Clara (California), a manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for life sciences process applications. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152169 The Hydroptere - called "the flying boat" - is the fastest hydrofoil trimaran in the world, averaging more than 51...

2014-10-16 08:21:47

Actress Tori Spelling to Serve as Master of Ceremonies for the Reunion and Ship's Naming Ceremony SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today announced the celebrity guest list for the Regal Princess naming ceremony and Love Boat cast reunion taking place in Ft. Lauderdale next month. Tori Spelling, actress and daughter of famed Love Boat producer Aaron Spelling, will serve as the official Master of Ceremonies for the ship's christening and host of...

2014-10-10 12:22:59

Celebrity Cruises becomes the proud partner and official cruise line of Boston College Athletics BOSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cruises and Boston College Athletics are proud to announce a partnership that highlights both brands' shared commitment to delivering premium experiences and entertainment. Through the partnership, brokered by Fenway Sports Management (FSM), Miami-based Celebrity Cruises will be recognized as the "Official Cruise Line of the Boston College Eagles",...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin