Zamboanga City the City of Zamboanga is a 1st class urbanized city in the Zamboanga Peninsula of the Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 861,799 people, it is the 6th 3rd largest city by land area in the Philippines. It is the industrial center of the Zamboanga Peninsula Region. On October 12, 1936, Zamboanga became a chartered city under Commonwealth Act No. 39. It was inaugurated on February 26, 1937. Zamboanga City is an independent, chartered city and was designated urbanized on November 22, 1983. Although geographically separated, an independent and chartered city, Zamboanga City is grouped with the province of Zamboanga del Sur for statistical purposes, yet governed independently from it. Zamboanga City was founded in the late 12th or early 13th century as a settlement by the Subanen people. Zamboanga peninsula was the homelands of the ancestors of the Yakan, the Balanguingui, other related Sama-Bajau peoples; the area was inhabited by the Subanen people and was the site of trade among the Chinese and different native ethnic groups around the area.
During the 13th century, the Tausūg people started migrating to Zamboanga and the Sulu archipelago from their homelands in northeastern Mindanao. They became the dominant ethnic group after they were Islamized in the 14th century and established the Sultanate of Sulu in the 15th century. A majority of the Yakan, the Balanguingui, the Sama-Bajau were Islamized, though most of the Subanen remained animist; the city used to be known as Samboangan in historical records. Samboangan is a Sinama term for "mooring place", from the root word samboang; the name was Hispanicized and named as Zamboanga. This is contested by folk etymologies which instead attribute the name to the Indonesian word jambangan with claims that all ethnic groups in Zamboanga were "Malays". However, this name has never been attested in any historical records prior to the 1960s. Spanish explorers, led by Ferdinand Magellan, arrived in the Philippine archipelago in 1521. Zamboanga was chosen in 1569 as the site of the Spanish garrison on La Caldera.
Zamboanga City was one of the main strongholds in Mindanao, supporting colonizing efforts in the south of the island and making way for Christian settlements. It served as a military outpost, protecting the island against foreign invaders and Moro pirates. In 1599, the Zamboanga fort was closed and transferred to Cebú due to great concerns about attack by the English on that island, which did not occur. After having abandoned the city, the Spaniards as well as some Latin-American mercenaries from Peru and Mexico, joined forces with troops from Pampanga and Visayan soldiers and reached the shore of Zamboanga to bring peace to the island against Moro pirates. In 1635, Spanish officers and soldiers, along with Visayan laborers, settled in the area and construction began on Fort San José to protect the inhabitants of the area from Moro piracy. Zamboanga became the main headquarters of the Spaniards on June 23, 1635 upon approval of King Philip IV of Spain, the Spanish founded the city. Thousands of Spanish troops headed by a governor general from Spain took the approval to build the first Zamboanga fortress in Zamboanga to forestall enemies in Mindanao like Moro pirates and other foreign invaders.
There were a hundred Spanish troops sent to fortify the nearby Presidio of Iligan. The Zamboanga fortress became the main focus of a number of battles between Moros and Spaniards while the Spanish ruled the region from 16th to 18th centuries. Spain was forced to abandon Zamboanga temporarily and withdraw its soldiers to Manila in 1662 after the Chinese under Koxinga threatened to invade the Spanish Philippines; the Spanish returned to Zamboanga in 1718 and rebuilding of the fort began the following year. The fort would serve as defence for the Christian settlement against Moro pirates and foreign invaders for the next years. There was deportation of Latin-American and Spanish vagrants from Manila to Zamboanga which helped advance a colonizing program against the Muslim south, further illustrating how the resistance to Spanish sovereignty in Mindanao and Borneo determined imperial policies on the islandsWhile the region was dominated by Catholicism, Muslims kept up a protracted struggle against the ruling Spaniards in the country into the 18th century.
In January 1798 a British naval squadron conducted a Raid on Zamboanga but was driven off by the city's defensive fortifications. In 1831, the custom house in Zamboanga was established as a port, it became the main port for direct communication, trading some goods and other services to most of Europe, Southeast Asia and Latin America; the Americans arrived in the Philippines, headed by General Weyler with thousands of troops to defeat the Spaniards who ruled it more than three centuries. The Spanish government sent more than 80,000 Spanish troops to the Philippines; the Spanish government and peacefully surrendered the islands to the United States in the 1890s. Before the end of the 19th century, the Republic of Zamboanga was established right after when the Zamboangueño revolutionary forces defeated the last Spanish Government in Zamboanga and when Fort Pilar was turned over to General Vicente Álvarez, the first president of the República de Zamboanga from 18 May 1899 until Novembe
Cadena Capriles is a Venezuelan media company that owns the newspapers Últimas Noticias and El Mundo. Últimas Noticias is the highest selling daily newspaper in Venezuela. It was founded by Miguel Ángel Capriles Ayala in 1941 with the creation of Últimas Noticias, after the measures implemented by Venezuelan President Medina Angarita loosened restrictions on Venezuelan media. In 1956, Capriles Ayala acquired the newspaper La Esfera, sold in 1966. On February 3, 1958, he founded the evening newspaper El Mundo. In 1959 he bought the magazine Élite. In 1970 he founded Dominical, the Sunday magazine of Últimas Noticias, the magazin Hipódromo. Following the death of Capriles Ayala in 1996 taken over in 1998 by his son, Miguel Ángel Capriles López. Towards the end of the twentieth century Cadena Capriles was one of the two largest producers of Venezuelan magazines, including current affairs journal Élite and the women's magazines Páginas and Kena. In 2005 La Cadena Capriles founded the sports publication Líder and Urbe Bikini.
Other media enterprises that were owned by La Cadena Capriles include La Cadena Multicolor and PlanetaurbeTV. On 31 May 2013, Cadena Capriles was sold to an unknown party and commentary in its newspapers criticizing the Venezuelan government declined; this was due to the new owners of the company being close to the Venezuelan government. It was alleged that Cadena Capriles was purchased by Victor Vargas. Following alleged censorship in favor of the Venezuelan government by the director of Últimas Noticias during the 2014 Venezuelan protests, Chief Researcher Tamoa Calzadilla, Media VP Nathalie Alvaray along with others resigned. In only a year, more than 120 journalists resigned or were fired
Blackstones Football Club is a football club based in Stamford, England. They are members of the United Counties League Division One and play at Lincoln Road, their kit consists of Lincoln black shirts with black shorts. Formed as the works team of Blackstone & Co, the club won the Peterborough & District League in 1918–19. However, they subsequently dropped into more local football, playing in the Stamford & District and Bourne & District leagues, winning the last Stamford & District league title before World War II. Following the war, the club rejoined the District League, they were relegated to Division Two. The following season saw, they rejoined the league in 1959, were Division Two champions in 1961–62 and Division One champions in 1975–76. During this period they were renamed Mirrlees Blackstone after the company merged with Mirrlees National Limited in 1969. In 1984 the club joined Division One of the United Counties League. After finishing as runners-up in 1987–88, they were promoted to the Premier Division.
The 1992 − 93 season saw. In 1998 they adopted their current name. In 2002–03 they won the Premier Division Knock-Out Cup with a 4–0 win against Buckingham Town in the final. After finishing next-to-bottom of the Premier Division in 2012−13, the club were relegated to Division One; the site that became Lincoln Road was bought by the Rutland Engineering Works in 1920. In 1965 a new clubhouse was built to replace the cricket pavilion, demolished. In the late 1970s or early 1980s a new stand was built in its place, at which point the ground stopped being used for cricket, the second football pitch was lost and part of the site sold for housing. Floodlights were installed in 1989; the ground has a capacity of 1,000, of which 100 is seated and covered. Peter Thomas Ian Jarvie and Stuart Gray Chris Corby Steve Blades Dominic Genovese Vince Adams Ian Jackson Mel Landin Kevin Flynn Tony Lowther David Bird Darren Jarvis & Mike Goode David Stratton Gary Peace Nick Anderson Neil Cotton Phil Gadsby Andy Lodge Daniel French & Lee Clarke United Counties League Premier Division Knock-Out Cup winners 2002–03 Peterborough & District League Champions 1918–19 Division One champions 1975–76 Division Two champions 1961–62 Lincolnshire Senior'A' Cup Winners 1992–93, 2003–04, 2007–08 Lincolnshire Senior Trophy Winners 2010–11 Best FA Cup performance: Second qualifying round, 1991−92 Best FA Vase performance: Fourth round, 2007−08 Record attendance: 700 vs Glinton Blackstones F.
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