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Presidente Santos visitó la frontera con Paraguachón y saludó a la GNB

País - Septiembre 15 de 2015, 1:05 pm





Presidente Santos visita la frontera. Foto: SIG









El presidente Juan Manuel Santos llegó hasta la línea de frontera y saludó de mano a los guardias venezolanos. Es la primera vez que un jefe de estado visita esa población.





El presidente de la República, Juan Manuel Santos, arribó este martes al corregimiento de Paraguachón, en el departamento de La Guajira, para verificar la situación de la frontera con Venezuela, anunciar medidas de protecciones sociales y económicas, y brindar apoyo a los colombianos deportados.







El Mandatario hizo un recorrido por la zona y dialogó con miembros de la comunidad de esa zona. 






El Jefe del Estado está acompañado por el ministro de la Defensa, Luis Carlos Villegas; la canciller María Ángela Holguín; la ministra de Transporte, Natalia Abello; y el ministro de Vivienda, Luis Felipe Henao. 




De igual forma hacen presencia en la zona el defensor del Pueblo, Jorge Armando Otálora; la directora del Departamento Administrativo de P…

Viet Nam to export Cat Chu mangoes to Japan

Updated
September, 16 2015 08:13:58












Cat Chu mangoes will be exported to Japan.  — Photo thucphamgreenlife.com








HANOI (VNS) — Japan is all set to open its doors to imports of Cat Chu mango from Viet Nam, according to the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD).






When the first consignment is sent on September 17, it will become the second fresh fruit to be exported by Viet Nam to that country after dragon fruit that has been shipped since 2009.



According to the ministry's Plant Protection Department, it took five years for the department to meet all Japanese requirement and set up a disease-control process.



Each shipment of mangoes must first undergo a hot steam treatment process.


There are five vapour heat treatment facilities in Viet Nam, four of them approved by Japan.






The export of mango to Japan is a significant achievement for Viet Nam, Thoi bao kinh te Saigon (Saigon Times) quoted Hoang Trung, deputy head of the department, as saying.










The Cat Chu variety of mango accounte…

Strong El Niños compared side-by-side

Posted: Sep 11, 2015 5:58 AM PDT
Updated: Sep 11, 2015 11:44 AM PDT
By Erin Jordan












TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -




A strong El Niño is already in place this fall, and that could mean a wet winter for Arizona. The last strong El Niño was in 1997/98. Recently, NASA compared the two El Niño signals side-by-side.



In the image below the color red stretching across the ocean represents an El Niño. You can see this year's El Niño is even looking a little more impressive as of August 20 than the 1997 El Niño on the same day.




Click here to see a video comparison of the years month-by-month.






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