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"Deepwater Horizon". Economic loss claims from US offshore moratorium dismissed.

On March 10, 2016, Judge Carl Barbier ruled that economic loss claims resulting from the moratorium on offshore drilling imposed by the US government after the ‘Deepwater Horizon’ blowout in 2010 cannot be brought against BP , as the responsible party under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (“OPA”), 33 U.S.C. 36 more words

Admiralty Law

Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude

“Fuck!” she yelled.

Amaranta, who was starting to put clothes into the chest, thought she must have been bitten by a scorpion.

“Where is it!” she asked alarmed.

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A Hundred Years Of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Marquéz

I know, it is a cliché to write about this book right after my trip to Colombia. The truth is that I finished reading one day before the flight to this country, his country. 278 more words


Real Macondo

In Gabriel García Márquez‘s novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, the entire population of imaginary Macondo vilage is stricken with a memory disease. Its symptoms are insomnia followed by such acute memory loss that to fight forgetfulness they hang plaques on every object, spelling out its name and function. 440 more words


Flash! Friday: Vol 3 - 50

Welcome! As we march boldly (and/or comedically, for some of us) ever closer to the end of Year Three, my heart overflows with love and gratitude for you dear writers. 834 more words

Flash Fiction

Lanark, Alasdair Gray

After the action is set on a depressing pub, (where else could any story worth telling set in Scotland take place?) very soon two characters are highlighted from the rest: Sludden, a pure hedonist living life to the limit and beyond and Lanark, our main character, who appears to be lost, humble, not happy but just contented. 1,032 more words


A is for Aperitivo

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dove fare aperitivo a Bologna? Da posti storici di Bologna a locali piccoli e simpatici. Tutti con eccellente selezione di vini e prodotti e cibo gourmet. 60 more words

Drinks | Bevande