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CSB has released final reports on Macondo Disaster and the West, TX, explosion

The US Chemical Safety Board has approved and released the final report on the Macondo /Deepwater Horizon  blowout and explosion of 4/20/10 in the Gulf of Mexico. 139 more words

Chemical Industry


Ya pasó el 49º Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata, y todavía resuenan los ecos de los fuelles de los acordeones, y como si de Macondo se tratara, cuando se apaga la alegría de sus notas, empieza el invierno en Colombia dando un matiz nostálgico al ambiente. 658 more words

OSAKA, JAPAN STREET ART: Gabriel García Márquez by DAAS

A new Colombian bar and restaurant is opening in Osaka and the owner wants the theme to be of Macondo, the fictional town in Gabriel García Márquez’s most famous novel, “One Hundred Years of Solitude.”  Osaka-based American artist DAAS, has been commissioned to paint a portrait of the beloved novelist.

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Street Art

"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