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June 28, 1991
The recently inaugurated regular service to South America by Ladeco Chilean Airlines adds an important new dimension to Baltimore-Washington International Airport. It is now possible for Marylanders to fly -- or ship cargo -- from BWI to Santiago three times a week and then continue directly to Buenos Aires and Montevideo.This new, long-awaited South American route is a significant step in BWI's development into a truly competitive international gateway. This can only benefit the region's economy.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Karen Nitkin, For The Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2014
Marcelo Salles' food truck is getting a little more attention now that all eyes are on the World Cup games. But despite the fact that Brazilian culture is in the spotlight, Salles is not convinced that Baltimoreans are ready to embrace what is standard fare in his home country: chicken hearts. So his truck, called Darua, instead serves other classic Brazilian dishes like feijoada , a hearty stew of black beans and meats, and pastel , fried dough pockets with sweet and savory fillings.
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BUSINESS
March 20, 1998
Comsat Corp. said yesterday that it has begun service on a satellite link that will connect South America to the main Internet lines in the United States.Bethesda-based Comsat is providing the satellite link through a contract with Telefonica Larga Distancia, a Puerto Rican telecommunications firm. The link will carry Internet traffic between Puerto Rico and South America.The financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.The Comsat link will employ asynchronous transfer mode technology, also known as ATM, to transmit signals.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | February 13, 2014
Monsignor Roland Pierre Bordelon, a retired Catholic Relief Services director, died of dementia Dec. 18 at Charlestown Retirement Community. The former Mount Vernon resident was 87. Born in Bordelonville, La., he was the son of Russell and Lillian Dupuis Bordelon. Family members said his hometown was named for an ancestor, a French captain who came to America with the Marquis de Lafayette during the Revolutionary War. He was ordained a priest in 1950 and joined Catholic Relief Services a decade later.
BUSINESS
By Suzanne Wooton and Suzanne Wooton,Sun Staff Writer | May 20, 1995
Maersk Line will resume its South American service out of Baltimore, meaning the return of a container ship a week that had been shifted to Hampton Roads, Va., Baltimore's primary competitor in the mid-Atlantic region.The resumption of the weekly service stems from Maersk's decision to enter a vessel-sharing agreement with Transroll/Sea-Land to provide more frequent service to South America.The new service, which begins in mid-June, will feature two weekly departures from the United States to the East Coast of South America, with one service calling at Baltimore and the other calling at Hampton Roads.
NEWS
By David W. Dent | December 2, 1990
After almost a decade of obsession with revolutionary upheavals in Central America, the United States has finally discovered the importance of South America.President Reagan--whose Latin American policy focused almost exclusively on Nicaragua, El Salvador and Panama--only visited South America once, in 1982 to try to quell Latin anger in the aftermath of the Falkland/Malvinas fracas because of U.S. support for Britain.President Bush is about to make his second trip to the region in less than 10 months (he attended the drug summit in Colombia last February)
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | February 13, 2014
Monsignor Roland Pierre Bordelon, a retired Catholic Relief Services director, died of dementia Dec. 18 at Charlestown Retirement Community. The former Mount Vernon resident was 87. Born in Bordelonville, La., he was the son of Russell and Lillian Dupuis Bordelon. Family members said his hometown was named for an ancestor, a French captain who came to America with the Marquis de Lafayette during the Revolutionary War. He was ordained a priest in 1950 and joined Catholic Relief Services a decade later.
NEWS
By Don Aucoin and Don Aucoin,BOSTON GLOBE | January 19, 1997
Moviegoers may recall the freeze-frame finale to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," where Butch and Sundance, guns blazing, launch a final, doomed shootout with practically the entire Bolivian army.Turns out that the reality was a bit different, as the February issue of Wild West magazine makes clear. A mere three soldiers, not hundreds, put an end to the careers of the fabled outlaws in 1908, and the Pinkertons ("Who are those guys?" Butch wails in the movie) were not breathing down their necks at the end. But the duo's final days were remarkable in ways the movie did not suggest.
TRAVEL
October 22, 2006
GEOGRAPHY QUIZ-- The highest mountain system in the Southern Hemisphere is on which continent? (Answer below) Quiz answer (FROM ABOVE) South America. Source: National Geographic Bee
NEWS
November 3, 1995
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Katherine E. Stefansson, daughter of Katherine L. Stuart of Hampstead, is midway through a six-month South American deployment while serving with the commander of the U.S. South Atlantic Force aboard the destroyer USS Comte De Grasse.Commander Stefansson is on the staff of the commander in charge of coordinating and organizing all U.S. Navy operations in the South Atlantic Ocean and the waters near South America.Along with other sailors and Marines, she is participating in Unitas '95, a multicultural exercise that began off the coast of Puerto Rico and is continuing around South America.
FEATURES
Tim Wheeler | December 9, 2013
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from outside their borders, saying emissions from the Midwest and South are hurting their residents' health and their economies. The eight states petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to require nine "upwind" states - Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Caroline, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia - to join an interstate commission that over the past two decades has yielded ozone pollution reductions in Maryland and other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Chris Kaltenbach and The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2013
The dead are coming to Baltimore. Not, unfortunately, the Grateful kind, or the living kind that seem to be all the rage these days. Instead, the dead arriving in Baltimore are genuinely dead - 45 human and animal mummies that will be taking up residence at the Maryland Science Center through Jan. 20. "Mummies of the World" is an unprecedented traveling exhibition of mummies and mummy-related artifacts that has been setting up at museums and...
NEWS
By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | March 13, 2013
Surprise turned into joy as Baltimore Catholics celebrated the election of the first Latin American and first Jesuit pope, saying it offered an often-hidebound church a chance for rejuvenation. "One time, John Paul the Great called America, meaning North, Central and South America, the continent of hope," said Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori. "I can only imagine the hopes and the joy that is welling up in the hearts of Hispanic Catholics here in the archdiocese and all over the country.
NEWS
By Hsia-Ting Chang, The Baltimore Sun | July 3, 2011
If you're planning on catching the fireworks in D.C. today, you might want to get there a few hours early. While the fireworks aren't until nightfall, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival runs all day on the National Mall. Every year, the 10-day festival celebrates the culture of a different country; this year, it's Colombia. There, you can learn the slinky salsa or romantic tango from traditional dancers, feast your eyes on leather goods and colorful costumes, or listen to the rhythms of different forms of folk music.
SPORTS
By Grahame Jones, Tribune Newspapers | June 20, 2010
There are five of them in all, five coaches from South America who have been at the World Cup for two weeks now and have yet to taste defeat. Nine games and no losses suggests that this might be the continent's turn to take home the trophy. But which coach will be carrying it? There is Diego Maradona, who, with his shiny gray suit, silver tie, diamond-stud earrings and pinky ring, not to mention his black beard with the white frosting, looks less like a former great athlete than like a used-car salesman from Buenos Aires.
NEWS
By FROM SUN NEWS SERVICES | March 3, 2009
The Purple One to reign at Target Prince is coming to a Target near you. The superstar is releasing a three-disc set through the retailer at the end of this month. The set will include two new albums as well as one by his new artist, Bria Valente, for $11.98. Prince is just the latest entertainer to release new music exclusively through a major retailer. AC/DC and the Eagles were among the acts who sold millions of CDs through their partnership with Wal-Mart. The CD set will be on sale at Target and its Web site on March 29. Honoring Milk Fresh from his best actor Oscar for his performance as Harvey Milk, Sean Penn is pushing California to officially recognize the late gay politician's birthday.
BUSINESS
By John H. Gormley Jr | October 24, 1991
Maryland Port Administration Executive Director Adrian G. Teel will embark on his first foreign trade mission on behalf of the port of Baltimore Saturday, when he departs on a weeklong trip to South America.Mr. Teel, who assumed the leadership of the MPA four months ago, will visit shippers and steamship line officials in Brazil and Chile before returning to Baltimore on Nov. 2. Four days later he will leave on a 10-day journey to the Far East.South America, he said, is an "emerging market" with a "huge amount of potential" for the port of Baltimore.
TRAVEL
December 24, 2006
Planning to escape winter in the Caribbean? Better have your passport ready. Beginning Jan. 23, everyone, including U.S. citizens, traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Bermuda will be required to present a valid passport. Passport applications usually take about six weeks but can be expedited for an additional $60 fee. For rules, go to travel.state. gov / passport.
NEWS
By Jenn Garbee and Jenn Garbee,Los Angeles Times | June 11, 2008
You've downloaded enough bossa nova tracks to last until the wee hours. All you need to get your guests' inner samba dancers moving is some off-the-beaten-path summer cocktails packed with fresh fruit and herbs. Aguardiente (fire water) to the rescue. Variations on classic South American cocktails such as pisco sours (a frothy citrus cocktail) and caipirinhas (a potent Brazilian specialty) are appearing on cocktail menus, and they're a cinch to make at home for a crowd. Pisco, the base for the pisco sour, is a grape brandy similar to grappa.
NEWS
By FRANK ROYLANCE and FRANK ROYLANCE,Sun Reporter -- Weather Blogger | July 13, 2007
You have my permission to stay in bed today. It's Friday the 13th, after all. Your employer will understand. This is the second and final Friday the 13th for 2007. The first was in April. Nothing bad happened? Maybe we have it all wrong. Guy Ottewell's Astronomical Calendar assures us that Tuesday's unlucky in South America. Italians fear the 17th. In Iran, women avoid bad luck by staying outdoors on the 13th day of the year. Maybe you'd better get to work. Good luck.
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