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food companies and retailers are guilty of "creating an impression" that products are Irish, despite the fact they come from markets overseas, by deploying everything from Irish tricolours to Bord Bia's quality assurance mark on the packaging.
Troy Resources has reported a number of encouraging drill intersections from a program designed to extend the resource at its Karouni gold mine in Guyanya, South America. In an update to the market on Monday, the Perth-based company said it had ...
Vocalist Steve Grimmett of STEVE GRIMMETT'S GRIM REAPER, the revamped version of the cult '80s British metal act GRIM REAPER, remains in a South American hospital after being refused flight home when the airline disallowed him to board on ...
How Islam took root in one of South America's most violent cities. The Colombian port of Buenaventura is home to a small Muslim community who have successively embraced the Nation of Islam, Sunni and Shia interpretations.
Swedish fashion brand J. Lindeberg plans e-commerce expansions into both North and South America in 2017, moves that could expand online revenues by more than 100 percent in 2018, the company said.
Though it's only mid-January, South America has less than ideal conditions, in particular some regions of Argentina. South America is a very long geographical region (typically referring to Brazil and Argentina for agricultural production discussions ...
When someone is asked where in the world they would most like to visit, you would expect them to say Japan, France, Germany, Mexico or the United Kingdom and not Peru.
VINELAND - Five Vineland high school students have accepted invitations to participate in an international studies program this summer.
NEVER STOP LEARNING: Multi-instrumentalist Hiroya's evolution includes not just world travel but movement from full band to one-man performances.
Texas Tech freshman Sofia Garcia is looking to three-peat at the South American Amateur Champion as she tees off Thursday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mount Aconcagua is the highest mountain in South America, standing 6,959m high. "I was within just a few hours of the summit but problems with my back meant I couldn't continue," he said.
An Italian court sentenced former Bolivian and Peruvian presidents in absentia to life imprisonment over deaths of 23 Italians during a campaign of political repressions conducted in South America in 1970s - 1980s, local media reported. ROME (Sputnik) ...
Hapag-Lloyd: GRI - Canada EC to South America WC & Caribbean/Central America. By: AJOT | Jan 17 2017 at 10:42 AM | Liner shipping.
CMA CGM Strengthens Asia-East Coast South America Links. By Aiswarya Lakshmi January 18, 2017. French container shipping major CMA CGM has upgraded its SEAS1 and SEAS2 services, now providing two departures per week between Asia and the ...
Under the alliance, Seaborn will also have exclusive rights to deploy Megaport-enabled broadband on demand solutions inside of South America and for international connectivity to and from South America. This will be the first third party operated ...
Also, despite making "significant headway" in Asia Pacific with a regional office in Hong Kong and launching in Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Thailand and Taiwan last year, Levy revealed that South America is also in Coravin's sights with an ...
scientists from North Carolina State University and the Norwegian University of science and technology Museum in Norway conducted new genetic analysis and traced the pathogen which caused the potato late blight to South America. The Great Famine ...
Australian interconnection services provider Megaport's United States subsidiary has signed a deal with Seaborn Networks, giving it access to a fibre-optic subsea cable system between the US and Brazil to expand its services to customers in South America.
Kicking off in Ecuador this Wednesday and running until 11 February, the U-20 South American Championship will decide which four teams will represent the continent at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.
Yet, despite these challenges, South America's hoteliers have reason to be optimistic. Hotel visits are on the rise as local economies are largely stabilizing, and the Olympic games inspired major brands like Marriott to invest more meaningfully in the ...
"We know a lot about what happens to these birds when they come to North America, but very little about what happens when they go to Central and South America in the winter," Mizrahi said. "Here, in the United States, we tend to take for granted the ...
A veteran CIA agent claims he has proof that Adolf Hitler 'faked his own death and then fled to South America in a submarine via Tenerife'.
London -- STR's December 2016 pipeline Report shows 62,861 rooms in 403 projects Under Contract in the Central/South America region. The total represents a 15.1% decrease in rooms Under Contract compared with December 2015. Under Contract ...
Tracing the route of a 16th-century expedition, a photographer finds that in the jungle today, tribal myths coexist with modernity.
CNS Canada - ICE Futures Canada canola contracts moved lower during the week ended Wednesday, breaking below some chart resistance levels in the process.
The same reasons the minister has outlined now (it's winter in South America during our summer months, diversifying the visitor pool, etc.
Brazil's major crop areas have beneficial rain forecast -- including drier areas of the northeast -- through mid-January. (Graphic courtesy of NOAA).
iHealth Group of Brazil has joined Clinerion's Patient Recruitment System platform as its first installation in South America while the company looks to expand in other developing markets in 2017.
Keytours Vacations has announced its 2017-2018 Europe and South America Personalized Travel Experiences in addition to a new travel agent reward program.
Smart lighting start-up Gooee, creator of the first 'full stack' cloud-based platform that connects lighting manufacturers to the IoT, has extended its international reach to South America by partnering with the Lumicenter Lighting Group, the Brazilian ...
For centuries, residents of The Great Lakes state have been able to take water for granted. But the Flint water crisis, coupled with 70,000 households in Detroit having their water shut off, have forced Michigan to confront water issues in a way we ...
Until 1996 all national team football in South America was played on a tournament-type calendar, in quick bursts. In World Cup qualification, the 10 teams were split into different groups and the games were played over the course of a couple of months.
Mariah Carey is suing a South American concert promoter after she canceled shows in Argentina in Chile because they didn't pay her in full, according to a ...
For example, International FC Stone of Kansas City estimates January ending stocks of U.S. corn at 2.494 billion bushels if South America benefits from favorable weather for the safrinha corn crop. That's according to Arlan Suderman, the firm's chief ...
Mariah Carey is suing a South American concert promoter after she canceled shows in Argentina in Chile because they didn't pay her in full, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Parasite that caused Irish potato famine was from South America. According to a study published in the journal Plos One, the parasite that infected Ireland's potato crops and caused the great famine of 1845 had affected the US two years before that.
Hydropower has long been an energy solution in South America due to the continent's abundance of water sources. However, hydroelectricity, while renewable, has become a non-sustainable option amidst climate change, as changing temperatures threaten ...
Air Europa began non-stop service between Madrid and Bogota on 28 June 2016. The SkyTeam carrier is the sixth biggest in terms of seat capacity between Europe and South America in 2016 and also the fastest-growing among the top 12, increasing its ...
The race has been in South America since security concerns forced the cancellation of the 2008 rally. Martin Mejia / AP. 5. Sylvio Barros of Brazil and Mini X_Raid drives with co-driver Rafael Capoani of Italy in their ALL 4 Racing Mini in the Classe ...
Battle lines have been drawn between the Obama administration and a large bipartisan majority of Congress after the White House refused to veto United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which condemned Israeli activities in eastern Jerusalem and ...
A generation ago, I too arrived from South America to settle in the UK. But life was very different. This was before the internet and mobile phones.
Beavers with Canadian roots are an environmental enemy in South America. Twenty beavers flown from Canada in 1946 have exploded into a population that threatens a rugged yet fragile ecosystem.
Researchers from the US and Norway have finally found the origin of Ireland's Great Potato Famine, and shown that it actually originated in South America. scientists have long known that the fungus-like pathogen, Phytophthora infestans, was behind the ...
Sales of soybean seeds and traits jumped 37 percent as more farmers in South America sowed the company's genetically modified soybean seed Intacta RR2 Pro.
A fossilised fruit dating back 52 million years has been discovered in South America. The ancient berry belongs to a family of plants that includes popular foods such as potatoes, tomatoes and peppers.
Monsanto enhanced the prospects for its swansong as an independent company, nudging higher its forecast for full-year earnings, after a boost from soaring South American demand for its corn seed.
2016 has been a watershed year in Mexico, Central America, and South America, with a variety of chemical substance, pesticide, product stewardship, and worker and workplace safety regulations developing and being implemented at an unprecedented rate ...
British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has set off to climb Mount Aconcagua in Argentina. It's part of his record-breaking challenge to raise money for the charity Marie-Curie.
Soybeans shot up nearly 20 cents Wednesday as traders weighed reports of heavy rains in Argentina and the U.S. dollar lost strength.
earthquakes and volcanic eruptions rock South America leading to fears BIG ONE is coming. A SPATE of earthquakes in Peru coupled with strong volcanic activity in the South American country has led to fears that devastating seismic activity could be on ...


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