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leste

[′les·tā]
(meteorology)
Spanish nautical term for east wind, specifically the hot, dry, dusty easterly or southeasterly wind which blows from the Atlantic coast of Morocco out to Madeira and the Canary Islands; it is a form of sirocco, occurring in front of depressions advancing eastward.

leste

A hot, dry, easterly wind off the Madeira and Canary islands.
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China lead the group with six points followed by Syria and the UAE on three points apiece, with Timor Leste, the basement dwellers of the group.
The partnership will enable KIF to launch mobile and branchless banking operations and introduce 'Kaebauk Osan' a savings product intended to provide financial services to poor rural and urban populations, with a special focus on women and growing Timor Leste's agri business with finance opportunities for 10,000 rural farmers.
It said this was confirmed by the National Commission for Election Timor Leste and Secretariat for Electoral Administration Technical (STAE) when contacted.
For those younger East Timorese who participated in the resistance movement, the precedence given to the Falintil and to the political leadership of the resistance has overshadowed such important youth resistance organizations as RENETIL (Resistencia Nacional dos Estudantes de Timor-Leste), OPJLATIL (Organizasaun Popular da Joventude Louriku Assuain de Timor Leste) and the LEP (Liga dos Estudantes Patriotas).
Petro-Mekong Corp Sdn Bhd, which has been involved in gas pipeline projects in the region, has been instrumental in promoting the plan for landing the gas on Timor Leste. This could potentially lead to other Malaysian companies getting involved in the pipeline project in areas such as pipe coating.
Having just returned from Viequeque in Timor Leste, where The Body Shop has been supporting a children's educational centre, I have been examining how we, as an Australian business, can best support the economic development of this wonderful and traumatized country.
Prosecutorial archives were destroyed, the new Police Force of Timor Leste (PNTL) disintegrated, the courts were placed out of action, and prisoners were released.
The European Commission has begun to deploy an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to the presidential elections in Timor Leste (East Timor), scheduled for 9 April.
During these tough times, investors remain focused on the big markets in Brazil and Mexico and on the highly traded stocks--such as Tele Norte Leste and Telefonos de Mexico--because everybody wants to be able to sell if things get even rougher.
With Vietnam thumping Timor Leste, 4-0, in the other Group A match, both the Thais and the Vietnamese have already secured progression to the next round regardless of the result of their showdown on Thursday.
Azkals almost lost it after 3-0 lead over Timor Leste !-- -- Olmin Leyba (The Philippine Star) - November 19, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines It wasn't pretty but Philippine Azkals coach Sven Goran Eriksson would take this rather bland 3-2 escape act over minnows Timor Leste as part of the growing pains moving forward with his new team.
UAE's Zayed Al Ameri celebrates his goal with teammates during the Asian Games football match against Timor Leste on Thursday.