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Taking the lead on Restaurant Week for the Mercantile Group is Francisco Argueta, the chef/owner of Florentino's on South State Street in Newtown and Francisco's on the River in Washington Crossing. He is a Restaurant Week veteran having organized the ...
Guyana is battling to retain its "Cinderella county", ceded under an 1899 ruling, but could Venezuela's claims spoil the fairy tale, asks Gemma Handy.
North and South American delegates were numerous, as were people in their own backyard so-to-speak from Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Paraguay and the USA.
This year, the planet changed in ways that should worry even the most stubborn climate change deniers. We saw (and continue to see) the hottest months on record, witnessed the first mammalian extinction related to climate change and were hit with ...
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
More than 10,000 endangered frogs and other water-dwelling animals living near a lake in South America were found mysteriously dead this month, according to reports from Peru's wildlife and forestry service Serfor, leaving many people to wonder what ...
According to researchers, the titanosaurs' features indicate they are likely descendants of dinosaur lineages that originated in South America. At the time, South America and Australia were connected to the modern-day continents of Africa and Antarctica.
"The name of this South American estuary means 'silver river.' " "The Plata," it turns out, was not an adequate answer; the judges wanted the river's full name - Rio de la Plata. There went $3,000, along with my dreams of a nice payout on "Jeopardy!".
"Increasingly, the prospects for major price changes in both markets are linked to South American production outcomes and the ability to export corn and soybeans into foreign markets," Hubbs says.
Spanish for "Mouth of Ashes" the Spanish conquistadors considered where the murky ash-colored Magdalena River smashes into the blue waters of the Caribbean a key point of entry into South America's unexplored interior, hopefully leading them to gold ...
Hydropower, falsely sold to the public as a source of "green" or "clean" energy, is expanding at an alarming rate in many of South America's beautiful and ecologically pristine rivers. In line with a global trend, many South American governments ...
Caimans are fierce hunters from Central and South America that live in wetlands, lakes, and rivers, eating mostly fish.

The region is also home to abundant animal and plant life, including gray and pink dolphins, Amazonian manatees, giant river otters, black caimans, giant South American river turtles, jaguars, Capuchin monkeys and spider monkeys, and many others ...
But it was not until 1864, when a group of local men ventured to a spot on the river armed with tools and a sluice box that the gold rush took off.
The first climb across the Vilcanota River was steep, everyone in our 16-group tour was wheezing - but this was meant to be the 'easy day'.
River Ridge Land and Cattle Co. LLC will build and operate a new meat processing facility in Grayson County. The company will invest $2.1 million and create 11 new jobs over the next three years, Gov.
Marsh's formidable knowledge of life on an Amazonian river expedition informs and enlivens the screenplay - many of her own travels have overlapped with the route Godin followed.
Spanish for "Mouth of Ashes" the Spanish conquistadors considered where the murky ash-colored Magdalena River smashes into the blue waters of the Caribbean a key point of entry into South America's unexplored interior, hopefully leading them to gold ...
So it is that Liset, Marta and the photojournalist Lisette Poole land at 1:39 p.m. in Georgetown, the capital of the tiny South American country of Guyana, the nearest country open to Cubans. Their plan is to get a hotel and scout around for ... (The ...
Hydropower, falsely sold to the public as a source of "green" or "clean" energy, is expanding at an alarming rate in many of South America's beautiful and ecologically pristine rivers. In line with a global trend, many South American governments ...
River Road Asset Management Llc, which manages about $10.26B and $5.58 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Parcel Service Inc. Cl (nyse:UPS) by 133,454 shares to 844,618 shares, valued at $89.08M in 2016Q2, according to the filing ...
Caimans are fierce hunters from Central and South America that live in wetlands, lakes, and rivers, eating mostly fish.
The region is also home to abundant animal and plant life, including gray and pink dolphins, Amazonian manatees, giant river otters, black caimans, giant South American river turtles, jaguars, Capuchin monkeys and spider monkeys, and many others ...
News sources in Uruguay report that the Commission Administrator of the Rio Uruguay (CARU), which consists of representatives of the governments of Uruguary and Argentina, has awarded Jan De Nul a contract to dredge two sections of the river.
WASHINGTON - Evidence of what scientists are calling the planet's Sixth Mass Extinction is appearing in San Francisco Bay and its estuary, the largest on the Pacific Coast of North and South America, according to a major new study. So little water is ...
You can barrel down Andean roads by mountain bike, go white-water rafting on Class V rivers and surf amazing breaks off both coasts.
"It comes from South America in the Amazon basin and it was introduced to many places because it was a beautiful plant," Dukes says.
Leaders, elders and medicine people from across North America, the Caribbean, Polynesian Islands and South America will sing, pray, and share their cultural traditions with guests overlooking the East River in Harlem New York. " "The day will continue ...
Seventeen communities could be affected by the construction of dams in the El Bala and El Beu canyons on the Beni River. Madidi National Park would also be affected.
Many patients are newly arrived from Mexico, Central America, or South America and some have not seen a doctor for as long as a decade.
In conjunction with the ski club and with close-knit groups of friends and former co-workers, Eva traveled extensively overseas to Asia, Western and Eastern Europe and South America. From cruising down the Danube River and the Amazon river, to riding ...
It was properly dark when we arrived in Corriverton, a small town on the banks of the Corentyne river - an unremarkable place centred on a fried chicken restaurant.
He used to use a certain South American brown sugar in his sauce; now he uses American brown sugar. He doesn't use any chemicals, thickeners, corn syrup, etc.
Most Native peoples and others are hoping the Standing Rock Sioux Nation will hold steady to all their treaty rights to the Missouri river, that the land and water will remain healthy and intact, and that the Dakota Access pipeline will never pass ...
BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela - San Lorenzo advanced to the South American Cup quarterfinals yesterday after beating Deportivo La Guaira 2-0 at the Metropolitano de Lara stadium in the return leg game in Venezuela.
Arlington agreed to shell out $35,000 to study an urban gondola project that would span the Potomac River to connect northern Virginia with the tony Georgetown neighborhood in Washington, DC.
Soil moisture levels and river flows are 45 percent likely to be in the above normal range." The report said neutral conditions were still present in the tropical Pacific Ocean as a whole.
Millard created a fascinating adventure narrative of Roosevelt's feverish, despairing, near-death voyage down an uncharted South American river. A more recent book, "Destiny of the Republic," not only breathed life into one of our least known ...
These freshwater dolphins occupy the Amazon and Orinoco river basins that stretch across the northern half of South America. They have historically been abundant across this vast watery network, and are protected by law, making it illegal to kill them ...
"The heroin market in the United States has been historically divided along the Mississippi River, with western markets using Mexican black tar and brown powder heroin, and eastern markets using white powder (previously Southeast and Southwest Asian ...
Thousands of signatures from across the United States and as far away as Australia, South America, and Germany poured into the council during a five-day comment period that ended Sept.
Buenos Aires, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- River Plate striker Lucas Alario was Wednesday among three Argentina-based players added to the Albiceleste squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Paraguay next month.
Tauck offers a French foodie cruise along the Rhone River, music-themed departures on the Danube and holiday-focused sailings on both the Rhine and Danube rivers. Viking centers cruises around European Christmas markets, and AmaWaterways ...
URBANA - Soybean prices during the last five months of the 2015-16 marketing year averaged much higher than during the first seven months of the year.
Two thousand metres under the Andean mountain range, South America's deepest aqueduct carries water that will grow thousands of hectares of fruit and vegetables in one of Peru's driest and most underdeveloped regions.


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