Hernan Cortes

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Name: Hernan Cortes
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pearls, petroglyphs, and desert shipwrecks

City LightsEl Centro U.S. naval bombing range before pearls. By Robert Marcos, The Spanish ship was loaded with pearls when it ran aground in the spring of 1615. The shipwreck lies six miles northwest of present-day El Centro inside an active U.S. naval ... [Published San Diego Reader - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Good news for Easter - chocolate can be good for you!

Cocoa beans are packed with anti oxidantsComments (0)Indulging in a bit of chocolate doesn’t have to mean piling on the calories.In fact, the decadent treat can actually be good for us.Emma Dance finds out more about the health benefits of chocolate.It’s ... [Published Bath Chronicle - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Contempo tops off Bamboo Bay tower

PROPERTY developer Contempo Property Holdings Inc. topped off Tuesday its Bamboo Bay project on Hernan Cortes St. in Mandaue City.The company said it has no immediate plans to expand in Cebu, noting the proliferation of condo projects.“We want to relax ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico's La Malinche: The Woman Behind the Sword of Hernan Cortes

Browse around Mexico's museums and souvenir shops and you might come across paintings depicting the historic meeting of Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes and Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II in 1519. Look close, and you'll likely spot a third main character ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Quite a quote

I must respectfully disagree with your selection for Quote of the Day on March 18 (Dont allow a 24-hour drive-through in Los Osos).The closing statement of the final letter titled Ride and Leave nearly caused a spit-take across the breakfast nook when ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mexican Fiesta: The Spanish influence

, Hernán Cortés pulled his ship into harbour in the seaside port of Veracruz and renamed the country “New Spain”. Thus began Spain’s 300-year rule of Mexico. Cortés’ first order of business was to take over the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, and after a ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

When Vanilla Was Brown And How We Came To See It As White

i i Malcolm Manners via Flickr Fun fact: The vines that vanilla beans grow on also produce orchids. Malcolm Manners via Flickr Say you know someone, maybe a friend of a friend, who's perfectly pleasant but just sort of lacks any sort of oomph. You don't ... [Published NPR - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Retirees point their vessels to Mexico

LA PAZ, Mexico — They’re nomads, sailing freely, crossing international waters, guided by one principle: Just float.“Good thing is, we don’t have a schedule,” said Allyson van Os of Dallas. “We just do the things we like to do, when we want to do them. ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Council: DPWH should not repair roads simultaneously

CEBU, Philippines - The Mandaue City council is contemplating on passing a resolution asking the Department of Public Works and Highways to refrain from implementing major road projects simultaneously.During the media launch of the city fiesta last Friday, ... [Published Philippine Star - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t implement projects simultaneously, DPWH told

WITH simultaneous road rehabilitation projects causing massive traffic in the city, some members of the Mandaue City Council are planning to pass a resolution asking the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 to refrain from implementing major ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Boomers savor retirement living on boats in Mexico

They’re nomads, sailing freely, crossing international waters, guided by one principle: Just float.“Good thing is we don’t have a schedule,” said Allyson van Os of Dallas. “We just do the things we like to do, when we want to do them. That’s our sche ... [Published Soundings Magazine - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

Carcar-Danao highway eyed

CEBU CITY -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Central Visayas is conducting a feasibility study on the construction of a Cebu Expressway from Carcar City to Danao City.DPWH-Central Visayas Assistant Regional Director Nonie Paylado said ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 09 2014]

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Pearls, petroglyphs, and desert shipwrecks [Published San Diego Reader - Apr 16 2014]
Good news for Easter - chocolate can be good fo... [Published Bath Chronicle - Apr 14 2014]
Contempo tops off Bamboo Bay tower [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 09 2014]
Modi rocks ‘cradle of culture & Hinduism’ but f... [Published Navhind Times - Apr 05 2014]
Birding in Baja [Published Whatcom Watch Online - Apr 04 2014]
Mexico's La Malinche: The Woman Behind the Swor... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 25 2014]
Quite a quote [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Mar 24 2014]
Mexican Fiesta: The Spanish influence [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Mar 24 2014]
When Vanilla Was Brown And How We Came To See I... [Published NPR - Mar 23 2014]
Mexicans take to streets against parking meters [Published Washington Post - Mar 22 2014]
LA PAZ, Mexico — They're nomads, sailing freely... [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - Mar 22 2014]
Retirees point their vessels to Mexico [Published Portland Press Herald - Mar 19 2014]
Baby boomers savor life afloat in Mexico [Published Seattle Times - Mar 18 2014]
Mega Cebu planners seek help from solons in fun... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Mar 18 2014]
Council: DPWH should not repair roads simultane... [Published Philippine Star - Mar 17 2014]
Don’t implement projects simultaneously, DPWH told [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 16 2014]
Boomers savor retirement living on boats in Mexico [Published Soundings Magazine - Mar 15 2014]
For Rubio and Rand, running for president and r... [Published Daily Caller - Mar 13 2014]
‘Swinging for the fences’: 3 ways to tell if yo... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Mar 12 2014]
Two charged in bootleg disc case [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Mar 12 2014]
‘Keep road open’ [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 10 2014]
Carcar-Danao highway eyed [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 09 2014]
World Protests 2006-13: Where? How big? About w... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Feb 24 2014]
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‘Swinging for the fences’: 3 ways to tell if yo... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Mar 12 2014]
Companies could learn much about innovation from the Spanish general, Hernan Cortes.  In 1518, Cortes was instructed to sail to Mexico and overthrow the Aztec empire. According to the story, he proceeded to scuttle his boats after putting down a mutiny ...
World Protests 2006-13: Where? How big? About w... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Feb 24 2014]
Following on from last week’s food riots post , some wider context. The news is full of protests (Kiev, Caracas, Cairo), but to what extent is it really ‘all kicking off everywhere’ as Paul Mason claims? Just come across a pretty crude, but thought-provoking paper ...
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