The latest Guatemala news reveals that on Monday Guatemala rocked by an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale which was followed by numerous aftershocks. Guatemala news has been reported by plenty of reliable sources and according to this very fresh Guatemala news, a heavy quake with a great force of 6.0 shaken the area of Guatemala on Monday early in the morning. It has been confirmed by the seismologists of United States geological survey that a 6.0 quake struck Guatemala City at around 9:40 am.
It shaken the buildings in the area and frightened the people of Guatemala City. It occurred in the Guatemala City areas closer to E1 Salvador borders; it was centered 95 kilo meters in the south-east areas of Guatemala City. It has also been mentioned by USGS that the depth of this latest quake was 103.3 kilo meters and it was also centered 110 kilo meters in the western parts of San Salvador.
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South Florida set to get $48M in green energy incentives
When it comes to green energy, it’s difficult to find someone in South Florida who can’t potentially take advantage of the federal stimulus package.
Utilities, municipalities, universities, homeowners and small businesses all stand to gain from stimulus incentives for renewable energy and energy conservation.
The energy provisions are still evolving, but there are some certain impacts to local business:
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By OTTO NUILA, UPP Contributor—
You may never make it to the jungles of Guatemala, but there is a way you can bring those same jungles to you right here in Provo.
“ORO” is the nickname of the dried seed of a Guatemalan jungle cash crop. Cardamomo is its Spanish name, but we know it as cardamom in English. Oro, meaning gold in Spanish, is a good description because the cardamom seed is literally worth its weigh in gold.
Cardamom is a spice rarely used in American cooking but very well know in the foods of Latin America, India, Scandinavia and the Middle East. Scandinavians use it like nutmeg in their baking, Indians include it in their curry, and in the Middle East many use it to spice up their hot coffees and teas. Here in Provo you can enjoy the spice by making a cup of hot chocolate a little more interesting by adding a crushed seed of cardamom. Another one of my favorite uses is to add some cardamom to my oatmeal along with a splash of vanilla extract. Below is another cardamom recipe for the most delicious bread to have with your hot chocolate.
The aroma of cardamom evokes a memory of my visits to the airport in Coban, Alta Vera Paz, Guatemala. It is there where “squadrons” of Cessna bush pilots fly in and out of the Guatemalan jungles to pick up the cardamom “quintales” or gunny sacks that indigenous farmers have filled with cardamom grown on their plots of land. The only way to access the goods of some of these farmers is by air with a rough landing on a dirt strip. Yes, there are many airplane wreckages out in the jungle as a reminder of an overweight takeoff or the cow that decided to take a stroll across the strip on landings roll.........
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