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Yesterday | The News Tribune

The weekly geography quiz

The News Tribune is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Financial Times

The European Space Agency photo project

For almost two years, the Portuguese photographer Edgar Martins was allowed behind the scenes at the European Space Agency and its partner organisations around the world, from Russia to Spain to French Guiana.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Turkish cement firms eye assets after Holcim-Lafarge merger

Turkish cement makers are interested in acquisition opportunities that could arise from the merger of Holcim of Switzerland and France's Lafarge to create the world's biggest cement maker.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

Colombian cement maker Argos buys French Guiana company from Lafarge, Holcim

Colombia's largest cement maker, Argos, said on Wednesday it will pay 50 million euros for a French Guiana company owned in equal parts by Lafarge and Holcim, two days after those companies announced a merger.

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Space Ref

Video of Arianespace's Soyuz mission with Sentinel-1A

Remarkable images from on-board cameras provide a detailed "ride-along" view of Arianespace's Flight VS07, which orbited Europe's Sentinel-1A from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mashable

Watch Earth Recede as the Sentinal-1A Satellite Blasts Into Space

When the Sentinel-1A satellite blasted into space from the European Space Agency's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana last week, it brought along a video camera.

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Jamaica Observer

Jamaica calls for joint collaboration to tackle Chikungunya

HEALTH Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson wants a collaborative approach with governments, non-governmental organisations and the private sector in the Americas to combat the spread of the Chikungunya disease, which is already affecting some countries in the Caribbean.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Cyclone Ita heading our way

UPDATE: Cyclone Ita expected to increase in power and grow into a Category 3 storm as it moves towards the Queensland coast.

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Walta Information Centre

EU launches flagship Sentinel sa...

Addis Ababa, 6 April 2014 - A Soyuz rocket has launched from French Guiana with the first satellite in the European Union's new multi-billion-euro Earth-observation programme.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Satellite Launched to Monitor Climate Change

A satellite that will collect and monitor environmental data was successfully launched from a spaceport in French Guiana on Thursday.

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News24

ESA launches new monitoring satellite

If you live in Gauteng, you may notice something strange making regular flights - but it's no UFO or foreign government spy programme.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Space Ref

Copernicus Environmental Satellite Launched

The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to access key environmental data on a routine basis will take a major step forward following the launch today of ESA's Sentinel-1A satellite.

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BBC News

EU launches flagship space project

A Soyuz rocket has launched from French Guiana with the first satellite in the European Union's new multi-billion-euro Earth-observation programme.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Universe Today

Launch Alert: Next-Gen Environment Satellite Aims For Space

Just in case you aren't already in French Guiana, here's your chance to watch a European environment radar satellite take a rocket ride.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

St Martin to host Interreg Caraibes project selection committee meeting

MARIGOT, St Martin -- The ninth selection and monitoring committees of the Interreg Carabes programme will take place on April 2 and 3, 2014, in Saint Martin under the chairmanship of the Regional Council of Guadeloupe in its capacity as management authority.

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Space Ref

Packing ESA's Last ATV

ESA's fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV Georges Lemaitre, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station.

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Space Ref

Earth from Space Special: Sentinel-1 Set for Launch

On April 3rd, Sentinel-1 will be launched from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on a Soyuz launcher.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Examiner.com

ESA's Rosetta probe activated, sends pictures

The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft wiped the deep space equivalent of eye gunk from its startrackers on Monday and awakened from a 31-month slumber to prepare for the coolest part of its long mission.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Airport Business

Surinam Airways To Connect Cayenne And Miami

Surinam Airways , in response to an email inquiry, has confirmed media reports in French Guiana that the airline will connect Cayenne to Miami, Florida, from April 5, with stops in Paramaribo and Georgetown, Guyana March 28--PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Surinam Airways , in response to an email inquiry, has confirmed media reports in French Guiana that ... (more)

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Free Dictionary

The Amazon Rainforest

This basin encompasses 7,000,000 square kilometres , of which 5,500,000 square kilometres are covered by the rainforest.

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