Tortuga


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Tortuga

(tōrto͞o`gä) [Span.,=turtle], island, c.70 sq mi (180 sq km), off N Haiti. It was a notorious rendezvous of pirates in the 17th cent. It is called Île de la Tortue by the Haitians.

Tortuga

an island in the Caribbean, off the NW coast of Haiti: haunt of pirates in the 17th century. Area: 180 sq. km (70 sq. miles)
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USPRwire, Mon Mar 05 2018] Rock the Ocean's Tortuga is a Music Festival held at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that started 5 years ago It started with a 2-day event but now is a 3-day music festival.
If that's not enough, there will also be zesty ceviche and beef chorizo quesadillas at Tortuga, and homemade lukimat, freshly made saj and huge spit roast lamb at Khaymat Al Bahar.
New York [USA], November 18 ( ANI ): Software-based cybersecurity company Tortuga Logic on Friday raised USD 2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to help maintain chip-level system security.
The Tortuga will undergo 16 months of restorative work at the companys shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, the ships homeport.
El documental Ayotzinapa: el paso de la tortuga, dirigido por Enrique Garcia Meza, y producido por Guillermo del Toro y Bertha Navarro, fue premiado por Ambulante (de Diego Luna y Gael Garcia Bernai) en la seccion Impulso Morelia en el marco de la 15 edicion del Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia (FICM), para finalizar su produccion.
As well as the signature set menus, there will be pop-up experiences happening in a different restaurant every day of the week including a taste of Jumeirah Restaurant Week's signature dishes at Latitude's Friday Brunch on October 6, an exclusive Chefs Table at Khaymat Al Bahar on October 8 and Tortuga on October 12, a mixology session at The Rib Room on October 10, a 'Nose to Tail' menu in La Parrilla available on October 11.
Her nieces returned home to Manchester disappointed while she kept looking out for Tortuga with her four young children.
The Tortuga Squad is a group of village children (one as young as six-years-old) who take turns guarding the beach after sundown and just before sunrise.
As the elderly version of Tortuga, Anaya strums and sings about righteous heroes, village storytellers, communal food, and the flow of water in fragrant orchards.
En las costas del estado de Campeche, en Mexico, anidan dos de las ocho especies de tortugas marinas existentes en el mundo: la tortuga carey y la blanca, aunque se han registrado anidaciones esporadicas de tortuga lora, caguama y laud.
La tortuga charapa o arrau (Podocnemis expansa), tambien denominada tortuga gigante sudamericana, esta clasificada en la categoria Preocupacion Menor (LC) en la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas elaborada por la Union Internacional para la Conservacion de la Naturaleza (IUCN, por sus siglas en ingles) y en el Apendice II de la Convencion Internacional para el Comercio de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres (CITES, por sus siglas en ingles) (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, 1996).
French tortue, like Spanish tortuga and Italian tartaruga, ultimately descends from Late Latin tartarucha.