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Al aproximarse el 1 de Octubre fecha en la que el "Ruiseñor de América" don Julio Jaramillo cumpliría 80 años un grupo de amigos Zamoranos, esposas y ancianas , fanáticos todos del más grande artista ecuatoriano de todos los tiempos,nos reunimos en su tumba para rendirle un sencillo homenaje acompañados del Famoso Trio de Reinaldo Barros quienes cantaron 50 canciones de " Mister Juramento" que llamaron la atención de los deudos de un sepelio que se realizaba muy cerca quienes se vinieron también a acompañarnos...

Don Julio Jaramillo nació en Guayaquil el 1 de Octubre de 1935 y falleció en su ciudad natal el 9 de Febrero de 1.978 a los 43 años de edad.

Su sepelio al que asistí muy joven, fué el más multitudinario de la Historia de Guayaquil!

Julio Jaramillo es un ícono de la música ecuatoriana y es admirado y querido en toda América Latina donde muchos países se disputan su lugar de origen, pero él es guayaquileño de cepa!!!

Con Fernando Cespedes de Costa Rica y su esposa muy amigos de Sergio Cedeño Amador, su padre tuvo un bar en Costa Rica y fue muy amigo de Julio Jaramillo salian a trasnochar juntos, vino a Guayaquil a rendir homenaje a J.J. en nombre de su padre, se acabaron muchas botellas de whiskey

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While "Flavor" is very subjective, and each country that grows mangoes is very nationalistic, these are the mango varieties that are the most sought after around the world because of sweetnesss (Brix) and demand.

The Chaunsa has a Brix rating in the 22 degree level which is unheard of!
Carabao claims to be the sweetest mango in the world and was able to register this in the Guiness book of world records.
Perhaps it is time for a GLOBAL taste test ???

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Alphonso (mango)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alphonso (हापुस Haapoos in Marathi, હાફુસ in Gujarati, ಆಪೂಸ್ Aapoos in Kannada) is a mango cultivar that is considered by many[who?] to be one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. 

It has considerable shelf life of a week after it is ripe making it exportable. 

It is also one of the most expensive kinds of mango and is grown mainly in Kokan region of western India.

 It is in season April through May and the fruit wei…

Mangoes date back 65 million years according to research ...

Experts at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP) here have traced the origin of mango to the hills of Meghalaya, India from a 65 million year-old fossil of a mango leaf. 

The earlier fossil records of mango (Mangifera indica) from the Northeast and elsewhere were 25 to 30 million years old. The 'carbonized leaf fossil' from Damalgiri area of Meghalaya hills, believed to be a mango tree from the peninsular India, was found by Dr R. C. Mehrotra, senior scientist, BSIP and his colleagues. 

After careful analysis of the fossil of the mango leaf and leaves of modern plants, the BISP scientist found many of the fossil leaf characters to be similar to mangifera.

An extensive study of the anatomy and morphology of several modern-day species of the genus mangifera with the fossil samples had reinforced the concept that its centre of origin is Northeast India, from where it spread into neighbouring areas, says Dr. Mehrotra. 

The genus is believed to have disseminated into neighb…

DHL (INDIA) makes gifting mangoes as easy as 1-2-3-....

Gifting mangoes is now easy with DHL
Announcement / Corporate

 May 19, 2011, 14:04 IST

Come this summer pamper your loved ones abroad with a box of delicious mangoes through DHL’s Express Easy Mango service, a unique one-stop-shop and hassle-free service for gifting mangoes all across the world.

This unique service by DHL Express, the world’s leading express company, allows customers to send mangoes from India across the world to the following countries Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxemburg, Maldives, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar Singapore, Switzerland and Sweden.

Mangoes can be availed of free of cost by merely paying for the Air Express service. In addition, DHL Express assists customers with the necessary paperwork along with procurement of quality-grade Alphonso mangoes.

Commenting on the new service, Mr. R.S Subramanian, Country Head, DHL Express India said: “With the advent of the mango season, it is no wonder that DHL Express Ea…