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A flight of stairs, circular in plan, whose treads wind around a central newel. Also called a helical stair, solid newel stair.
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Five regionally based caracoles are enacting this new direction of the Zapatista autonomous municipalities in keeping with the core principle of the Zapatista movement--mandar obediciendo--lead by obeying.
As part of the restructuring, the EZLN organized a Junta de Buen Gobierno (committee of good government) at each of the five caracoles, consisting of two representatives from each of the autonomous municipalities in the region.
its 230 MW Caracoles project and has taken over the operation of
Caracoles are also conch shells utilized for millennia in indigenous communities to call the villagers together.
We opted for dinner at the dearer and atmospheric Los Caracoles - that's Spanish for snails, a house speciality.
If that sharpens your appetite, try traditional restaurants such as the atmospheric Caracoles, a rabbit warren of tiny rooms, balconies, corridors and cubby holes where the din is overpowering and the paella and suckling pig sublime.
signing a concession agreement for the 230 MW Caracoles hydro project in Argentina; - AES's affiliate, Light, acquiring the Electropaulo Metropolitana distribution company that serves Sao Paulo, Brazil; - financing the purchase of three southern California generating stations with a combined capacity of 3,956 MW.
In April, AES Caracoles signed a 40 year concession for a 230 MW hydro project in Argentina and has taken over the operation of Quebrada de Ullum, an existing 45 MW hydroelectric plant.
The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced Monday that its subsidiary, AES Caracoles, signed a 40 year concession agreement for its 230 MW Caracoles project and has taken over the operation of Quebrada de Ullum, an existing 45 megawatt hydroelectric plant.
huyendo de las agitaciones y turbulencias, de las maquinas y de los fardos, del ruido monotono de los tranvias y del chocar de las herraduras de los caballos con su repiqueteo de caracoles sobre las piedras; de las carreras de los corredores frente a la Bolsa; del tropel de los comerciantes; del grito de los vendedores de diarios; del incesante bullicio e inacabable hervor de este puerto.
Tens of thousands of EZLN [Zapatista Army of National Liberation] support bases massed in the five Caracoles, or local government seats, in Chiapas, the same ones taken over January 1, 1994.
In each of the five caracoles on New Year's Eve, they had a 20th anniversary celebration with thousands of people from Zapatista communities, often wearing ski masks or bandannas covering their faces, dancing all night to live music, with thousands of people who came from all over Mexico and all over the world .