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  1. European space plane set for February launch: firmRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... IXV, for Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, the plane will be boosted from Europe's space pad in Kourou, French Guiana, and separate from its launcher at an altitude of 320 kilometers (200 miles). According to the European Space Agency website, "it ...

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  2. Stylysh shoots 'Prison Wife' videoRead the original story

    Friday | The Gleaner

    Building Block Records artiste Stylysh returned to the island this week after a pair of successful shows in French Guiana alongside dancehall star Tommy Lee. "The shows dem sell off, people are starting to connect with my music in a real way, I got good forwards for my new songs and, of course, they love my older material.

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  3. European space plane set to launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NEWS.com.au

    ... IXV, for Intermediate experimental Vehicle, the plane will be boosted from Europe's space pad in Kourou, French Guiana, and separate from its launcher at an altitude of 320km. The European Space Agency website says it will attain an altitude of ...

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  4. Why European Space Agency deserves our respect: Bob McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    ... Station - orbiting telescopes, robot probes to the planets and fleet of rockets flown from a spaceport in French Guiana . One of those rockets, the Ariane 5 , is one of the largest in the world, and, together with other rockets in the fleet, has ...

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  5. School of higher purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... famous Frenchman, Henri Charriere, aka Papillon, who famously broke out of the Devil's Island penal colony in French Guiana. Louys finally succeeded on his fourth escape attempt. Those are the kind of stories sprinkled throughout Tsukamoto's ...

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  6. How a Superchilled Telescope Will Look Back at the Dawn of the UniverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Wired

    ... and maybe even alien pollution. Final assembly begins in December, and the fully built Webb launches from French Guiana in October 2018 - heading far out in space to peer back in time. The Webb's four delicate cameras need to get frigid to pick up ...

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  7. Blake carries Reggae Boyz to titleRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Soccer America

    ... he 2013 edition, Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti and Cuba all qualified for the 2015 Gold Cup. As the next best team, French Guiana qualified for a playoff against Honduras to decide the final team in the tournament.

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  8. Koyal Info Mag History's first: Space probe lands on cometRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Mortgage News Daily

    ... Agency (ESA) which launched the Rosetta mission in March 2004. After blasting off from Kourou spaceport of French Guiana, Rosetta and Philae have logged at least 6 billion kms just to reach the comet. For a time, the spacecraft had gone on standby ...

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  9. Columbus Gold Completes Environmental Baseline Field Studies at Montagne d'Or Gold DepositRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Market Wire

    ... and Social Impact Assessment ("ESIA") on Columbus Gold's Montagne d'Or Gold Deposit, Paul Isnard Project, French Guiana. The ESIA is being completed by Montreal-based WSP. The field work for baseline environmental studies and a first round of ...

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  10. Carlyle and Cinven to offload USD422m stake in AlticeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... bourg, Portugal, Israel, the Dominican Republic and the French Overseas Territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Reunion and Mayotte.

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  11. Andre Blake and Jamaica defeats Trinidad and Tobago in shootout to win 2014 Caribbean CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Brotherly Game

    ... arance. Trinidad and Tobago (as well as Haiti and Cuba) have also qualified for the 2015 Gold Cup. Fifth-place French Guiana will need to face off against Honduras in a two match playoff to determine which one of them will make the Gold Cup.

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  12. Cost savings help push up EBITDA at AlticeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... the Dominican Republic, Israel and the French Overseas Territories (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Reunion and Mayotte). The firm said cost saving measures - particularly in Israel and the Dominican Republic - helped drive The ...

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  13. A soft landing on the surface of a comet has been achieved for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Day

    ... the scientists who discovered the comet were personally present at the launch of Ariane 5 at Kourou spaceport (French Guiana) on March 2, 2004. As the Rosetta project specialist Matt Taylor told the press at a briefing at the European Space ...

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  14. Wins for Jamaica, MartiniqueRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Trinadad Express

    ... in the 90th minute would make it 2-0 after full time. But despite Martinique's victory, it is Group A third French Guiana, which finished as best third placed team overall via a better goal-difference, and will face Honduras of Central America in a ...

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  15. Third Trinidad and Tobago trade mission to visit French CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... leading its third trade mission from Trinidad and Tobago to the French Caribbean (Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana) from November 16-26, 2014. This project is sponsored by the CARTfund. A total of ten companies will participate in the ...

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  16. Philae: life and times of a comet landerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | NatureNews

    ... at what the future may hold for the spacecraft. The Rosetta mission launched on 2 March 2004 from Kourou in French Guiana, beginning its long journey to 67P. Scientists hope that Rosetta mission data will help them to understand conditions in the ...

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  17. Hart acheRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Trinadad Express

    ... Captain and Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones was back in the starting lineup after missing the 4-2 defeat of French Guiana, while Joevin Jones had his first start after a bout of illness. "I made eight changes, so you might say I disrupted the ...

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  18. Andre Blake and Jamaica rout Antigua and Barbuda 3-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Brotherly Game

    ... of finishing in the top four of this tournament qualified for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament, and French Guiana and the winner of the Martinique vs. Antigua and Barbuda match will face Honduras in a playoff series to qualify for the Gold Cup. ...

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  19. Philae shuts down after losing powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | ABC News

    ... the sun for at least another 13 months. March 2, 2004: Liftoff from European Space Agency (ESA) launch pad in French Guiana by an Ariane 5 rocket . March 2005: Rosetta encounters the Earth, using the planet's gravity as a slingshot to boost speed. ...

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  20. Comet lander conks out, may be deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | CNN

    ... 6. Rosetta's mission started on March 2, 2004, when it was launched on a European Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, French Guiana. Rosetta is named after the Rosetta Stone, the black basalt that provided the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs. ...

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