The Estadio Latinoamericano is a stadium in Havana, Cuba. It is used for baseball. Gran Estadio, a spacious pitchers' park with prevailing winds blowing in and boasting a playing surface and lighting system of major-league quality, was built in 1946 as the top baseball park in Latin America. Located in the Cerro neighborhood, it opened with the name Gran Estadio de La Habana and holds about 55,000 people. In 1999, it hosted an exhibition series between the Cuban National Team and the Baltimore Orioles; the Estadio Latinoamericano is popularly known in Cuba as "The Colossus of Cerro". It was named Gran Estadio de La Habana, but it was named Estadio del Cerro until 1961, when it was renamed as Estadio Latinoamericano when Cuban professional baseball was stopped, it opened on October 1946, surpassing La Tropical Stadium as the largest stadium in Havana. The stadium debuted on October 26, 1946 before a crowd of 31,000 fans for a clash between the Almendares and Cienfuegos baseball teams, the largest crowd that had attended a sports event in Cuba.
Almendares won the game 9-1. The Venezuelan Alejandro Carrasquel, who played for the Washington Senators in the Major League, threw the first pitch of the game. In its 70 years, the stadium has been utilised for diverse spectacles including popular dance performances and boxing matches; the stadium was renovated and expanded in the year 1971, with an enlargement of its stands, increasing the stadium to its present capacity of 55,000 spectators, an extension of its gardens. On March 22, 2016, the Tampa Bay Rays faced the Cuban national baseball team in an exhibition game; this was attended by numerous dignitaries, including President of the United States Barack Obama and Raul Castro. This game represented the thaw between the two countries that had occurred in recent years, was broadcast live on ESPN; the Rays were selected after a lottery conducted by Major League Baseball. The Rays won 4-1; the stadium has been used for political purposes. In 1956, it was the location of a student demonstration headed by José Antonio Echeverría, against the Government of Fulgencio Batista.
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Polachira is a wetland spread over 600 hectares located near Paravur Municipality in Kollam District of Kerala, India. Part of the Chathannoor Grama Panchayath, it is now located in the Chirakkara Grama Panchayath. Polachira is 6 km north east of Paravur town. Chathannoor-Polachira-Ozhukupara Bund Across Road is the main access to Paravoor As a result of the biodiversity and abundance of fish and mussels, Polachira is a favorite destination for migratory birds. Polachira recorded over 151 species which includes perigin falcon,spot billed pelicon, white stork, painted storks and plenty of duck species. Monthly birdwalks are conducted by group of people from kollam birding battalion. Polachira consists of paddy fields where farmers can cultivate paddy three times a year; as the soil has high fertility value there is no need of fertilizer to cultivate paddy which will give high yields to the farmers. However, the main problem faced by farmers is that the fields are covered with water for the whole year.
If needed, farmers' association takes initiatives to dry the fields by using water pumps, but it is expensive and local self-government authorities help is needed for it to take place. If the fields in Polachira get dry and are suitable for paddy cultivation during May, November,January. Unscientific construction of bund affected three times paddy cultivations. There are complaints from farmers that the authorities of the local self-government intend to catch and sell fish from Polachira by drying its fields and have no intention to help the farmers in their paddy cultivation. There is a high scope to develop Polachira as a tourist spot, but the relevant authorities have not yet taken action for it. Presence of wildlife migratory birds, pleasant weather, picturesque landscape makes it an ideal destination for nature lovers. An organization formed in the name of "Ithikkara-Polachira Tourism Development Agency" with an aim to explore Polachira's tourism possibilities, owing to certain reasons, is not working now.
Important institutions near Polachira: 1. Paravur Railway Station 2. Puttingal Temple, Paravur 3. Sivaraja Pillai Memorial ITC, Paravur 4. Chirakkara Devi Temple 5. Kottekkunnu Subrahmanian Temple 6. Vilappuram Devi Temple 7. Chathannoor S. N. College 8. Anandavilasam Library, Vilappuram 9. Govt. H. S. S. Nedungolam 10. Govt. H. S. Uliyanad 11. Govt. H. S. Chirakkara 12. Puthankulam'Anathavalam'. 13. Ozhukupara Pongalvila Devi Temple 14. Ozhukupara Govt W L P School Paravur Paravur Railway Station Kollam Kollam district Kollam Junction railway station Pozhikkara Paravur Municipality Website Chirakkara Grama Panchayat Website
Hear Me Move is the first South African "Sbujwa" dance film, released in 2015 on Ster-Kinekor Cinemas and internationally. Muzi and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, is the son of a famous street dancer, in pursuit to find the truth about his father's death, he teams up with his father's dance partner "Shoes", who encourages him to take heed of his dance talent, but finds himself in a challenge that pushes him to his limits. Following on his father's footsteps, Muzi is a street dancer, he struggles to keep his promise to his mother of not dancing again following the death of his father. He finds himself in a dilemma of finding the truth about his father's death or disappoint his mother by joining Shoe's dance crew to continue dancing, he joins the dance crew, a culprit action that leads him to become an enemy of "Prince", the crew leader of a new dance crew, making waves in the city. Nyaniso Dzedze as Muzi Wandile Molebatsi as Thami Skhulu Makhaola Ndebele as Shoes Amanda Du-Pont Boity Thulo Khanyi Mbau Thembi Seeti Lorcia Cooper Bontle Modiselle Mbuso Kgarebe The film was directed by Scottnes L. Smith and produced by Fidel Namisi and Wandile Molebatsi.
Fidel Namisi wrote Zethu Mashika composed the score. It was produced in Johannesburg by Coal Stove Pictures; the film was released nationwide in South Africa on 27 February 2015 at Ster-Kinekor Cinemas. The film had international screening via Afrostream network in different countries including the United States. Hear Me Move was well received with more positive comments from film reviews, it received 5 nominations at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards, including awards for Most Promising Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Soundtrack, Best Editing and Best Visual Effects. Hear Me Move is reported to have Box Office Gross of US§ 43,000 as of 15 March 2015. Hear Me Move on IMDb http://www.mytvnews.co.za/hear-me-move-2015-film-now-at-cinema/ http://mg.co.za/article/2015-03-12-upbeat-audience-for-hear-me-move http://ewn.co.za/2015/02/27/Landmark-dance-film-Hear-Me-Move-hits-SA-big-screen
Ramón Ayala is an accordion player from Hidalgo, who resides in the Rio Grande Valley. He is the son of Pedro Ayala, his progressive style and technique has earned him the 2009 Accordion Player of the Year Award from the South Texas Conjunto Association. In 2009 he celebrated his 45th career anniversary. Ramón Ayala started playing the accordion in 1951, he learned to play the drums in 1954. In 1955, he picked up the bajo sexto after his father Pedro Ayala, El Monarca del Acordeón, showed him his first two chords. By 1956, Ramón Ayala and his brother Pedro Ayala Jr. who played the accordion, joined their father in Pedro Ayala y Su Conjunto. Since 1956, Ramón Ayala has gone on to record for over a dozen studios releasing 88 recordings in album, cassette and CD formats. Ramón Ayala has recorded among others. To date, he has released 105 recordings; the Arhoolie Foundation 1 The Arhoolie Foundation 2 The Arhoolie Foundation 3
Duripelta is a genus of Polynesian araneomorph spiders in the Orsolobidae family, was first described by Raymond Robert Forster in 1956. As of June 2019 it contains seventeen species, found only on the Polynesian Islands: Duripelta alta Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta australis Forster, 1956 – New Zealand Duripelta borealis Forster, 1956 – New Zealand Duripelta egmont Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta hunua Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta koomaa Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta mawhero Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta minuta Forster, 1956 – New Zealand Duripelta monowai Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta otara Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta pallida – New Zealand Duripelta paringa Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta peha Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta scuta Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta totara Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta townsendi Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand Duripelta watti Forster & Platnick, 1985 – New Zealand List of Orsolobidae species
Carlos Quintanilla Schmidt is a former vice president of El Salvador under Francisco Flores from 1999 to 2004. Quintanilla and Flores were known as the "dollarizers", having introduced the use of the U. S. dollar as the official currency of the country. Quintanilla's successor was Ana Vilma de Escobar, he has a degree in banking from American University, a degree in law from José Matías Delgado University. Additionally, he served as vice-rector of José Matías Delgado University. In November 2017 an investigation conducted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism cited his name in the list of politicians named in "Paradise Papers" allegations