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British Virgin Islands

destinations have included Brazil, the Dominican Republic, the British Virgin Islands, Germany, Austria, Bermuda, Taiwan, Mexico, Jordan, Switzerland, and France. The Nassoons also have a long-running relationship with The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, where they travel each Labor Day weekend. The '''Leeward Islands cricket team''' is a first class cricket team representing the member countries of the Leeward Islands Cricket Association


Dominican Republic

(varies). Recent international destinations have included Brazil, the Dominican Republic, the British Virgin Islands, Germany, Austria, Bermuda, Taiwan, Mexico, Jordan, Switzerland, and France. The Nassoons also have a long-running relationship with The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, where they travel each Labor Day weekend. WikiPedia:Dominican Republic Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic commons:República Dominicana


Taiwan

, Mexico, Jordan, Switzerland, and France. The Nassoons also have a long-running relationship with The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, where they travel each Labor Day weekend. '''''Taipei Family''''' is a Taiwanese sitcom about antics of two families living together in the same apartment dealing with issues such as love and friendship. The first and second tiers have become the focus of heated public debate because they are explicitly linked to government corruption.


Switzerland

have a long-running relationship with The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, where they travel each Labor Day weekend. Born in Munich in 1916, Isserlin left Germany in the early 1930s, completing his secondary schooling in Switzerland and then briefly studying history at university there before entering the University of Edinburgh in 1935, where he read History and Archaeology. In the course of an illustrious undergraduate career, he was awarded five medals, prizes in both political science and history, and a scholarship. * In France, Bernard Guillet, an aide to former interior minister Charles Pasqua is questioned in connection with the oil for food probe. (Financial Times) (BBC) * Swiss (Switzerland) engineers blast through the Lötschberg Tunnel through the Alps from Germany to Italy. The tunnel will be ready for traffic in two years. (SwissInfo) (NZZ) (BBC) * In Kenya, British peer and Kenyan rancher Thomas Cholmondeley (Thomas P. G. Cholmondeley) is charged with the murder of two Maasai (Maasai people) game wardens. (IOL) (Guardian) (BBC) * Re-examination of old images taken by the Mars Global Surveyor several years ago may have led to the identification of the crash site of the Mars Polar Lander, which failed in December 1999. Using insights and techniques developed for analyzing images of the Mars Exploration Rovers, Malin Space Science Systems may have spotted the rocket blast zone, Mars Polar Lander and the parachute. (Spaceflight Now) (Space.com) * Peter Friederich, former Swiss (Switzerland) ambassador to Luxembourg, goes on trial for money laundering. (Swissinfo) * Former Indonesian president Suharto is hospitalized; there are conflicting reports about his condition. (Jakarta Post) (Laksamana) (BBC) (Forbes) * In Angola, the Marburg virus has claimed 311 lives. (ReliefWeb) (News24) (Reuters AlertNet) * Russia demands return of the energy minister Yevgeny Adamov, who is in a Swiss (Switzerland) prison on a U.S. (United States) warrant waiting extradition. (RIA Novosti) (Swissinfo) (LA Times).Band named Green Day had their live album Bullet in a Bible Live at the Natonal Bowl (Milton Keyes National Bowl) on this date. As a native Cuban (Cubans), Spanish (Spanish language) is her native language, and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa knows French (French language) thoroughly, having carried on her studies at the French School (''Lycée Vauban (Lycée Vauban (Luxembourg))'') and in Switzerland. When she was young, she learned English (English language). After her marriage she learned Luxembourgish (Luxembourgish language), and she also speaks German (German language). June 5 2005 (Sunday) * In separate referendums, the voters of Switzerland decide to ratify the Schengen treaty, abolishing all its normal land border controls by 2007, and also approve the legalizing of civil unions (Civil unions in Switzerland) for gay couples, for tax and inheritance purposes, but not for child adoption. The Swiss Government had urged approval of both measures and the Swiss Parliament had previously passed legislation approving them. (BBC News) * Wal-Mart holds its annual shareholders' meeting on the campus of the University of Arkansas. Pending proposals include initiatives that would affect how Wal-Mart's board is selected and that would require a break-down of stock options by sex and race, and those addressing other issues. (WLNS News) * German car manufacturer BMW acquires the Formula One team Sauber Petronas. In the next season the new team will be probably known as BMW Sauber. BBC Sport * The entire network of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB-CFF-FFS) shuts down due to a power failure in its overhead wire system. The power failure is also affecting international transit through Switzerland as such intercity trains use the same system. Initial reports indicate that the power failure started with a voltage drop in Ticino (in the St. Gotthard region) that then spread to the entire system. The initial failure happened at about 1700 local time, with some power supplies restored about 2015, but the last trains did not reach their destinations until 0300. (SwissInfo) (BBC) * In Chad, a referendum for allowing presidents, particularly Idriss Déby, run for office for three straight terms, passes. (Reuters SA) thumb Carl Lutz (1895-1975) (Image:Carl Lutz portrait.jpg) '''Carl Lutz''' (b. Walzenhausen, 30 March 1895; d. Berne,12 February 1975) was the Swiss (Switzerland) Vice-Consul in Budapest, Hungary from 1942 until the end of World War II. He helped save tens of thousands of Jews from deportation to Nazi Extermination camps during the Holocaust. He is credited with saving over 62,000 Jews. "Carl Lutz", The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation In 1964, he was awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem. Very quickly, the song had great success in France, becoming Farmer's biggest hit. As a result, the song was also released in other countries including Canada, UK (United Kingdom), Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Australia and Japan. There were many formats for this song. In the other countries where it was released, "Désenchantée" achieved a moderate success. In Switzerland, the single peaked at number 23 on 9 February 1992. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


Mexico

(the week between semesters, usually the last week of January), and Spring Break (varies). Recent international destinations have included Brazil, the Dominican Republic, the British Virgin Islands, Germany, Austria, Bermuda, Taiwan, Mexico, Jordan, Switzerland, and France. The Nassoons also have a long-running relationship with The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, where they travel each Labor Day weekend. ---- *The Mexican (Mexico) Chamber of Deputies (Chamber of Deputies of Mexico) votes by 360 to 127 to suspend the executive immunity of Mayor (Mayor of Mexico City) Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico City, thereby removing him from office to face criminal charges (Criminal law). (BBC) (Reuters) * Israeli-Palestinian conflict: * Turkish Cypriots elect Mehmet Ali Talat as their new president. Talat endorses unification of Cyprus and membership in the European Union. (Reuters) (Turkish Weekly) (Guardian) * 100 supporters of the Party of the Democratic Revolution protest outside the ranch of Mexican (Mexico) president Vicente Fox. They protest against the trial of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popular mayor of Mexico City. (El Universal, Mexico) (Reuters) * The Basque National Party of Juan José Ibarretxe wins regional elections in the Basque (Basque Country (autonomous community)) autonomous region of Spain but votes to EHAK, the Communist Party of Basque Lands, denies them majority. EHAK may have gained votes of supporters of banned Herri Batasuna party. Results may threaten Ibarratxe's plans for autonomy. (EITB) (Reuters) (Bloomberg) (BBC) * The United Nations Commission on Human Rights demands that government of Nepal restore civil liberties (civil rights) and democracy. (Bloomberg) (Reuters AlertNet) * Two members of the ruling Mexican (Mexico) National Action Party post bail for Andrés Manuel López Obrador so he would not run a presidential campaign from jail. He cannot return to his post as mayor of Mexico City. (Reuters) * Maurice Strong, Canadian (Canada) United Nations representative, steps down due to allegations of involvement with Tongsun Park and oil for food scandal. (CBC) (Reuters AlertNet) * In Togo, opposition resistance against election victory of Faure Gnassingbé escalates into violence. At least 33 have died in the clashes. Opposition leader Bob Akitani declares himself president. (AllAfrica) (News24) (Reuters) (BBC) * Mexican (Mexico) president Vicente Fox accepts resignation of his attorney general Rafael Macedo and orders review of the contempt of court case of Andrés Manuel López Obrador. (El Universal) (Reuters) (Bloomberg) * Amnesty International appeals to the government of Yemen to stop execution (execution (legal)) of Amina Ali Abduladif. She is sentenced to death for murder and the execution is to take place May 2. (Yemen Times) (Reuters AlertNet) '''Laisha Wilkins Pérez''' (born May 18, 1976) is a Mexican (Mexico) actress and talk show hostess, born in Mexico City, Mexico. The '''roosterfish''', ''Nematistius pectoralis'', is a game fish common in the marine waters surrounding Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean from Baja California to Peru. Santella, Chris. "When the Roosterfish Start to Run, Anglers Just Try to Keep Up" ''The New York Times'', Saturday, July 31, 2010. It is the only fish in the genus '''''Nematistius''''' and the family '''Nematistiidae'''. It is distinguished by its "rooster comb", seven very long spines of the dorsal fin. Brands Prior to 2007, brands included Premium Farms, Fresh & Tender, Fresh & Natural, and Premium 97 Heart Healthy. Between 5 and 10% of PSF’s pork product was exported to over 20 countries including Japan, China, Singapore, Mexico, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan. Premium Standard Farms currently supports the Smithfield Foods brands.


Brazil

Islands , Germany, Austria, Bermuda, Taiwan, Mexico, Jordan, Switzerland, and France. The Nassoons also have a long-running relationship with The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, where they travel each Labor Day weekend. population 11,630 (2010) "Munduruku: Introduction." ''Povos Indígenous no Brasil.'' (retrieved 22 June 2011) popplace Brazil (Amazonas (Amazonas (Brazilian state)), Mato Grosso, Pará) languages Munduruku (Munduruku language), Portuguese (Portuguese language) "Munduruku: Name and Language." ''Povos Indígenous no Brasil.'' (retrieved 22 June 2011) By country As of the 2011–12 season (2011–12 NBA season), Canada has produced the most foreign players with 21 players. From European countries, Serbia and France have produced 18 players each. Brazil is the leading South American contributor with a total of 9 players. Nigeria has produced the most NBA players of any African nation with 9 players while Australia has produced a total of 12 players. China has produced 5 NBA players, the most among other Asian countries. The former Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia), that dissolved into six independent countries, has contributed a total of 50 players while the former Soviet Union, that dissolved into 15 independent countries, has contributed a total of 31 players to the NBA. * Jörg Haider, the former leader of Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ), together with almost all of FPÖ's parliamentary representatives, leaves the party to found a new party Alliance for Austria's Future. (Bloomberg) (BBC) * Brazilian police arrest 11 men over the Rio Massacre last Thursday when 30 people were killed. (Reuters) * Monaco's Prince Rainier III (Rainier III, Prince of Monaco) dies at age 81. (NYT) * In Brazil, members of Landless Workers' Movement (MST) occupy 12 farms trying to pressure the government to speed up land reform. (Reuters AlertNet) (BBC) * A court on Guernsey in the English Channel blocks the release of papers that would name alleged backers of an aborted coup in Equatorial Guinea last year, due to bank secrecy in that jurisdiction. (This Is Guernsey) (BBC) (Reuters SA) * US releases a report that clears soldiers who shot Italian (Italy) intelligence agent Nicola Calipari and journalist Giuliana Sgrena. (full text on BBC) (CNN) (Reuters) * In Roraima, Brazil, Macuxi Indians release four policemen they had held as hostages since April 22. The Macuxi protested against the creation of a huge reservation and demanded better living conditions. (BBC) (ABC) * In Honduras, six children die in a grenade accident. (Scotsman) (Reuters) '''''Trichophassus''''' is a monotypic moth genus of the family Hepialidae. The only described species is '''''Trichophassus giganteus''''' which is endemic to Brazil. The larva of this species has been recorded feeding on ''Adenocalymna'', ''Eucalyptus'', ''Ipomoea'' and ''Solanum''. thumb left 200px Aerial view of São José (Image:Aterro Beira Mar São José (Santa Catarina Brasil).JPG) '''São José''' (San Jose) is a city in Santa Catarina (Santa Catarina (state)), Brazil. It is a suburb located approximately five kilometers from Florianópolis, the state capital. It encircles the continental section of Florianópolis. thumb 200px The coat of arms of Baron Diego Pereira d'Aguilar Diego Pereira d'Aguilar (File:Arms Aguilar.svg), a baron of the Holy Roman Empire and privy councilor to the Crowns of the Netherlands and Italy. '''Pereira''' is a common surname in the Portuguese (Portuguese language) and Galician (Galician language) languages, namely in Portugal, Brazil, and Galicia (Galicia (Spain)). It was originally a noble (Nobility) Christian toponym of the Middle Ages, taken from the feudal possession of Pereira (Barcelos), which in Portuguese means 'pear tree (pear)'. The name also exists in variations such as ''Pereyra'', ''Perera'', ''Perreira'', ''Pereiro'' and others. In Portugal there are some families with variations of the name although '''Pereira''' is by far the most common. The variants of this name are more commonly found in other countries such as Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, India (specifically Goa), and Sri Lanka. ''Pereire'', for example, is a French (France) variant. Many Portuguese immigrants to the United States, especially Massachusetts, chose to "Americanize (Americanization (immigration))" their surname to Perry (Perry (surname)). * Unrest in Uzbekistan (May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan): The Uzbek (Uzbekistan) government says they will allow foreign diplomats to visit Andijan. Survivors from Andijan who have crossed the border to Kyrgyzstan say that government troops opened fire without warning and that they were shelled in the Kyrgyzstan border crossing. Opposition believes that as many as 745 may be dead. Official government death toll is 169. Government officials still deny that soldiers killed civilians (Moscow Times) (Reuters AlertNet) (Guardian Unlimited) (London Free Press) (Guardian Unlimited) (Interfax) (Reuters AlertNet) (IHT) (Telegraph) * 12,000 protesters march in the Brazilian capital of Brasília to protest the government's slowness in land reform. A 17-day march of the Landless Workers Movement ends with violence in the capital when the demonstrators clash with the riot police. Over 50 people are injured. (Bloomberg) (Reuters) (BBC) * In Guatemala, gunmen assassinate (Assassination) public prosecutor Erick Galvez in Chiquimula (Chiquimula Department) department. (BBC) * Unrest in Uzbekistan (May 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan): Various governments, including that of the United States, demand further investigation into the events. Uzbek (Uzbekistan) government troops report that they have retaken the town of Qorasuv. President Islom Karimov rejects calls for international inquiry. Oppositions group fear that state will begin active oppression against them (Reuters Alertnet) (Mosnews) (ReliefWeb) (Reuters)(BBC) (Moscow Times) (CNN) (BBC) * In Brazil, an environmental ministry study states that destruction of the Amazon rainforest is accelerating. (Planet Ark) (Reuters AlertNet) (BBC) * The UN (United Nations) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs appeals for $16 million for food aid to Niger where drought and locust swarms destroyed part of the crop last year. (UN) (AllAfrica) (ReliefWeb) (Reuters AlertNet) * Dan Wheldon won the 89th running of the Indianapolis 500, beating rookie Danica Patrick, who led the race three times and came in an impressive fourth place (CNN SI) * In Brazil, huge Gay Pride parade begins in São Paulo. (CNN) (CBC) (BBC) * In Taiwan, thousands of mourners attend the funeral of reputed gangster Hsu Hai-ching. (TaiwanNews) (Taipei Times) (BBC) The '''National Institute of Amazonian Research''' (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia or '''INPA''') is a public educational and research institution in Manaus, Brazil. It was founded in 1952, with the purpose of providing a further knowledge about the Brazilian Amazon Region (Amazon rain forest). Most part of the research focus on the main topics of ecology, molecular ecology, zoology, botany, tropical agriculture and tropical pisciculture. A collection of Amazonian vertebrate and invertebrate taxa, and vascular plants are also found in the institute. A prominent ornithologist in Brazil, Sick published more than 200 papers, including his most influential work: ''Ornitologia Brasileira, Uma Introdução'' (1984), later translated into English as ''Birds in Brazil: A Natural History'' (1993). He also led scientific expeditions in remote areas in Brazil and described several species of birds, including the Brasília Tapaculo, Long-tailed Cinclodes, Stresemann's Bristlefront and Golden-crowned Manakin. '''Rafael Baptista Rabello''' (October 31, 1962 – April 27, 1995), was a virtuoso Brazilian guitarist and composer. During the 1980s and 1990s, he was considered one of the best acoustic guitar players in the world and played with many famous artists, such as Tom Jobim, Ney Matogrosso, Paulo Moura and Paco de Lucia.


Germany

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France

(the last week of October), Intersession (the week between semesters, usually the last week of January), and Spring Break (varies). Recent international destinations have included Brazil, the Dominican Republic, the British Virgin Islands, Germany, Austria, Bermuda, Taiwan, Mexico, Jordan, Switzerland, and France. The Nassoons also have a long-running relationship with The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, where they travel each Labor Day weekend. '''Jean-Vincent d'Abbadie de Saint-Castin''' (1652–1707) was a French (France) military officer serving in Acadia and an Abenaki chief. He is the father of two prominent sons who were also military leaders in Acadia, Bernard-Anselme (Bernard-Anselme d'Abbadie de Saint-Castin) and Joseph (Joseph d'Abbadie de Saint-Castin). He is the namesake of the former Acadian village of Castine, Maine. Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France


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