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Parras

(pä`räs), formerly

Parras de la Fuente

(pä`räs dā lä fwān`tā), city (1990 pop. 26,160), Coahuila state, N Mexico. It is a road and rail junction located in a well-watered valley of a semiarid region. Parras, an agricultural center, has orchards and vineyards that make the city famous for wines and brandies. Cattle raising and cotton and flour milling are also important. In 1846, during the Mexican War, Parras was held by U.S. troops. French forces were defeated there (1866) in the French intervention.
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Last month, in co-operation with one of the biggest airlines in the world, KLM, we launched flights on the route between Vilnius and Amsterdam," Parras added.
Some airlines have increasingly opted for the strategy of luring customers from neighboring markets to fly to their desired destinations via the airline's home base, at much lower prices than offered for direct flights fom the said home base in order to increase the number of passengers," remarked Parras.
Parras commented that while in the short-term perspective, airBaltic launching new routes from Tallinn would seem to be contrary to their long-term goal to multiply the number of air passengers via Riga, in the long-term perspective, there is already an example from Lithuania where the extra aggressive policy towards the competition, implemented by the Latvian airline, ended up in paralyzing Lithuania's local flight connections to the rest of the world for several months.
On Saturday, Parra set a world record in his first Olympic race, and won a silver medal - the first for a Mexican-American in the Winter Olympics.
Yet, even with the marvelous memories piling up around him, Parra made a point of remembering those who helped him mount the podium for the 5,000-meter speedskate medals ceremony Saturday night.
An hour after leaving the ice at the Utah Olympic Oval, Parra reflected on his medal-winning performance.
Parras currently faces one of the greatest challenges in its 100-year history-increasing competition from China for the lucrative U.
Shorter production, administration and distribution cycles are essential to ongoing customer satisfaction and our future success," said Rodolfo Garcia Muriel, Board Director, Parras.
Parra was treated badly and did not receive a lot of opportunities and benefits that many other employees received.
Parra is asking $544,000 in compensation for lost wages and emotional distress, including anxiety, depression and grief.
Parra has managed to gain attention this season despite playing in the considerable shadow of 6-foot-4-inch All-Southern Section center Kim Whisler.
The 5-foot-7-inch Parra already has captured all-tournament honors while helping lead Paraclete to championships in the High Desert Classic and L.