Greytown


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see San Juan del NorteSan Juan del Norte
, small town, SE Nicaragua, on the Caribbean Sea. Small quantities of bananas and hardwoods are exported. Also called Greytown, it was occupied (1848) by the British to secure control of the Mosquito Coast and to check the U.S.
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Besides being a cricketer, Rance is also the Fire Brigade station officer at the Greytown.
Summary: Wellington [New Zealand], Feb 26 (ANI): Seth Rance, who is also a station officer with the Greytown Fire Brigade besides being a New Zealand fast bowler, recently took his black cap off to don a fire helmet when a pub's roof in the town caught fire.
De hecho, la ruta fue utilizada como canal seco, sobre todo durante la fiebre del oro en California, pues resultaba mas rapido y menos dispendioso viajar desde Nueva York hasta el puerto de Greytown en el Caribe nicaraguense, atravesar el istmo por el rio y el lago, hacer los ultimos kilometros en diligencia y embarcarse de nuevo hacia los Estados Unidos.
The same realization, was noticed at the Ohlange Institute (Inanda (277)), Adams College (Amanzimtoti (278)), Luthuli Museum (Groutville, Greytown (279)), King Shaka KaDinuzulu kaMangcinza's burial site (KwaDukuza, Stanger (280)), all situated beween Northen Durban and Stanger.
The seven hospitals visited included Church of Scotland Hospital (COSH) in Tugela Ferry, Vryheid Hospital, Dundee Hospital, Charles Johnson Memorial Hospital (CJM) in Nqutu, Rietvlei Hospital near Umzimkulu, Estcourt Hospital and Greytown Hospital.
Pese a todos estos cambios, aun en la actualidad las comunicaciones con el Caribe son deficientes, los viajes hacia Blufields, el Bluff y Greytown tienen que hacerse en condiciones verdaderamente lamentables.
Lago Cocibolca) and Greytown at the river mouth in the Caribbean Sea, and most visiting anglers do catch the silver kings.
In 1848, Washington, which disputed the legitimacy of London's protectorate over the Miskito Kingdom, went to the brink of war with the British over the Miskito Kingdoms control of the port of Greytown.
10) Similar notes of physical transgression are struck in the South African journalistic accounts: "Terrified Greytown Secondary School pupils who were interviewed this week said the incident had caused mass hysteria, and rumours of other pupils seeing apparitions in a toilet were doing the rounds" (Singh).
The twin townships of Masterton and Greytown, established in 1854, were the country's first planned inland towns.
Our dearly beloved Mother, passed away peacefully at Greytown Life Care Rest Home, New Zealand, in her 82nd year.