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conga

1. a Latin American dance of three steps and a kick to each bar, usually performed by a number of people in single file
2. a large tubular bass drum, used chiefly in Latin American and funk music and played with the hands
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In 2011, a report by then Minister of the Environment Ricardo Giesecke outlining the irrevocable damage that could result from the Conga project as planned was leaked to the public.
The project's environmental impact study (Estudio de Impact Ambiental, EIA) has been seriously questioned, including by the former team from the Ministerio del Ambiente (MINAM), which said in a report that the Conga project "will significantly and irreversibly transform the basin headwaters, destroying various ecosystems, and fragment the rest in such a way that environmental processes, functions, interactions, and services will be irreversibly affected.
In 2011, the Conga Project entered into contracts worth more than US$50 million with more than 60 local contractors.
uk/buyaphoto ref: 01213004; TASTY EFFORT: Pupils from Ryton Primary School backed cakes; BEST FOOT FORWARD: Fundraisers did the conga along Northumberland Street; TAKING IT EASY: Staff at Persuasion PR also wore their pyjamas; BIG GRIN: Smiley the Clown collected money in Newcastle city centre
Miami-Dade employees and the general public were invited to donate old digital phones while participating in the conga line.
Or maybe all the work is getting done by the companies that do not encourage conga lines.
T he VIP lounge at La Boca del Conga feels like a smoking parlour you'd find in the suburbs of Buenos Aires - but there's also a bar, casual cafe, nightclub and topnotch restaurant.
And while I like praying for my friends and family who have gone before me, I wasn't quite prepared to join their conga line off this mortal coil that night in Haiti, my eyes big as dinner plates, my heart banging like a steam pipe, waiting for the sharp splat of lead against thin cement, ready to fling myself on the floor and scramble out the door like a crab.
sashaying across the dance floor of Club Zanzibar, in her custom-made Carmen Jones dress: or traveling on business in Los Angeles, stepping out with a flower in her hair to the Conga Room.
During this period, re-creations of Cuban bata and conga drums were used.
Elections in Peru can be erratic opinions can change quickly but this news is clearly harmful for companies that operate in Cajamarca, in particular for Newmont/Buenaventura's Minas Conga copper/gold project," investment bank BTG Pactual said in a note to clients on Sept.
As part of its increased presence in the market, the station has also secured title sponsorship of Tampa's premiere Hispanic festival, now titled MundoFox Tampa Conga Caliente.