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city (1995 est. pop. 29,200), capital of Heredia prov., central Costa Rica. On the central plateau, it is a center of the coffee and cattle industries and, with its colonial architecture, a tourist attraction. Heredia was founded in the 1570s and is the seat of the National Univ.
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He lent them willingly; and Philip became acquainted with Flaubert and Balzac, with Verlaine, Heredia, and Villiers de l'Isle Adam.
ISLAMABAD -- The Embassy of Spain in collaboration with local hotels hosted a fundraising gala dinner, featuring a performance by renowned Spanish performer Alba Heredia.
Area de estudio: El area de estudio se encuentra en el distrito el Carmen, del canton San Jose y el distrito Heredia, del canton Heredia, Costa Rica.
The film was one of 15 non-narrative, abstract 16mm films, including Wavelength by Michael Snow, Unsere Afrikareise by Peter Kubelka and Berlin Horse by Malcolm Le Grice, curated by Indian experimental filmmaker Shai Heredia for Experimenta 2003, the first festival dedicated to the practice of experimental cinema and video art in India (figure 1).
Marcos Heredia, a colleague of the policewoman who was identified as Celeste Ayala, shared a photo of her breastfeeding the infant via Facebook last Wednesday, Aug.
Roberto Alvarez Heredia, spokesman for the Guerrero Coordinating Group told media that troops were on their routine rounds in the city of Teloloapan when they were under attack from the suspected armed groups wearing fake army uniforms.
State security spokesman Roberto Alvarez Heredia says the soldiers came under attack late Saturday near the community of Pachivia, in a zone where the Familia Michoacana drug gang is active.
An investigation into the bribery scandal known as Operagao Lava Jato (Operation Car Wash) has put one of Peru's former presidents, Ollanta Humala (2011-2016), and his wife, Nadine Heredia, in prison under a preventative detention order.
A sentiment shared by all the other winners from Gulf News including Nino Jose Heredia, Dwynn Ronald V.