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Canciones de cowboys – Cowboys songs

Los cowboys son un icono de la cultura norteamericana, el más auténtico y enraizado en la historia del país. La figura del vaquero es un símbolo de todo cuanto representa Estados Unidos: libertad, individualidad, heroísmo, nobleza, hospitalidad, tradiciones… y música. Mucha y buena música.

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Animals Sanctuaries

While the public loves to see animals, some advocates have criticized theme parks, circuses and other places that put them on display for visitors. But there are many other ways to experience wildlife.

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The 2016 Western Heritage Awards

The Western Heritage Awards celebrate the best of the West on film, in music, in literature and in real life at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. A Wrangler Statue is presented to every Western Heritage Award winner.

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The Great War of Our Time, by Michael Morell

The CIA’s Fight Against Terrorism–From al Qa’ida to ISIS By Michael Morell (Hardcover Book, 2015)
THE GREAT WAR OF OUR TIME offers an unprecedented assessment of the CIA while at the forefront of our nation’s war against al-Qa’ida while at the forefront

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Rodeos de Estados Unidos

Con la llegada de la primavera y el verano también llegan los espectáculos de rodeo a Estados Unidos, sin duda el evento más estadounidense, que entronca directamente con las raíces culturales de este país. Puro Western.
Estos son 10 de los mejores rodeos a los que puede asistir. No sabrá lo que es un auténtico rodeo hasta que vea uno en directo.

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Spur Awards 2014

Como es tradición en este blog, les pongo al día de los mejores premios literarios (los que de verdad importan) y sus ganadores. Como no hay muchos de estos, no corro peligro de trabajar demasiado. Aquí los tienen, les aseguro que algunas de estas novelas

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2013 Spur Award Winners

Thomas Cobb ‘s “With Blood in Their Eyes” won the 2013 Spur Award for Best Western Long Novel, and Robert M. Utley ‘s “Geronimo” won for Best Western Nonfiction-Biography, Western Writers of America has announced. It is Cobb’s second Spur and Utley’s third. The University

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Reseña literaria – The Racketeer, de John Grisham

Who is the Racketeer? And what does he have to do with the judge’s untimely demise? His name, for the moment, is Malcolm Bannister. Job status? Former attorney. Current residence? The Federal Prison Camp near Frostburg, Maryland. On paper, Malcolm’s situation isn’t looking too good

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2012 Spur Awards Honor Best Westerns

Santa Fe, N.M., author Johnny D. Boggs won Spur Awards for two novels, while Rod Miller of Sandy, Utah, also won two Spurs this year for poetry and a short story, Western Writers of America has announced. Colorado songwriter Jon Chandler claimed his third Spur

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Western Heritage Awards 2012

America’s premier Western museum, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, celebrates its 51st anniversary with the announcement of the Western Heritage Award winners in literature, music, film and television. Give April 21, the awards reflect the significant stories of the American West. Earlier this

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Ganadores de los Western Heritage Awards 2011

La ceremonia de entrega de los premios Western Heritage celebró los 50 años y premió a lo mejor del año en películas Western, TV, música y literatura. Más de 1.200 personas asistieron al evento que tuvo lugar en The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum,

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National Cowboy Museum

The board of directors of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has announced the 2011 inductees into the Hall of Great Westerners and the Hall of Great Western Performers as well as the recipient of the Chester A. Reynolds Memorial Award. The 50th Anniversary

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Presidential Strategies

Political and electoral strategies have been implemented facing 2012 presidential elections. Possible candidates are already doing pre-campaign and mobilizing their supporters, resources and strategies and campaigns with aggressive tactics and mud slinging are planned. Democrats will present Barack Obama for re-election; it’s unlikely that any

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Hispanic Republicans of Texas

Some of the most interesting and dynamic initiatives in American politics have to do with Hispanics. Groups and organizations are trying to reach our community from every possible angle because of the enormous benefits that having our support implicates in terms of votes, social integration,

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Conscientious Millionaires, Conscientious Capitalism

The United States’ status as an exceptional nation that has often set the bar for the rest of the world is undeniable. This positive example has made America a world leader. In August, America’s exceptional model of conscientious capitalism made headlines with the announcement that

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Hispanic Veterans

The United States continues to be a country with a special place for military veterans. Without a doubt this is because Americans feel that they those men and women who fight for their country in wars are owed due respect and reward for a debt

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Latino Awards for Cultural Excellence

That American culture is once of the most vibrant and creative in the world is an unquestionable truth, as manifested in its music, its cinema, its literature, its dance and all of America’s extremely successful, lucrative and high quality artistic activities. Latino culture, an active,

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