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Origen y significado de la palabra diáspora.
El presidente de Armenia Serge Sarkisian rindió homenaje la semana pasada a los esfuerzos de la diáspora por sus fondos de ayuda a Armenia y Nagorno-Karabaj y remarcó que los programas de desarrollo realizados por la diáspora ha significado más de USD235 millones en los últimos 20 años.
DIÁSPORA United in the Latin Beat “Clave... To us the word goes beyond explanations and definitions. It means life, salsa, the food of our leisure time, the motion of intense rhythm, the emotion of 20,000 people simultaneously grooving to the natural sounds of life. It’s being played in beat, on key, on clave... It means to be on top of things, to be playing it right... Clave is history, it’s culture.
Dwennimmen, the ram's horns, Adinkra symbol of humility coupled with strength. A ram will fight fiercely against an adversary, but submits humbly to slaughter. Emphasizing that even the strong must be humble.
Nea Onnim No Sua A, Ohu -- "he who does not know can know from learning" -- symbol of knowledge, life-long education and continued quest for knowledge. West African Wisdom: Adinkra Symbols & Meanings
NYANSAPO "wisdom knot" symbol of wisdom, ingenuity, intelligence and patience. West African Wisdom: Adinkra Symbols & Meanings
Adinkra Symbols of West Africa: Nyame Ye Ohene: God is King. Symbol of the majesty and supremacy of God.
In the old jewish quarter of Seville is the hotel Casas de la Juderia. It is made up from six or seven houses each with their own small courtyard garden. The Moorish influence can be seen in all the gardens. The houses have always been linked by underground passages that run through the basements of each house; and provided a means of escape during the days of persecution.