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Tranquil beauty

HORTA, Azores Islands -- For centuries, sailors crossing the Atlantic Ocean have cherished the Azores as a precious haven of dry land between the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/22/liv_268385.shtml
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Key developments concerning Iraq

...Iraq. That statement came a day before President Bush and top U.S. allies who back military action meet in the Azores Islands. - United Nations weapons inspectors oversaw the destruction of three more Al Samoud 2 missiles and a launcher at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/16/ira_369086.shtml
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Storm Kate downgraded from hurricane status

...sustained winds of 65 mph - a drop of 10 mph from a report late Monday - and was centered about 620 miles southwest of the Azores Islands at 5 a.m. EDT. It was moving north-northeast at around 8 mph. The storm was expected to take a gradual turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/01/nat_393015.shtml
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Juan hits Canada's eastern coast with winds and torrential rains

...Tropical Storm Kate swirled in the Atlantic far from land. Its center was about 970 miles southwest of Lajes in the Azores Islands. Kate had maximum sustained winds near 65 mph and was moving toward the northeast near 14 mph. The Atlantic hurricane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/30/nat_392610.shtml
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People in the News

...Furtado is going back to her roots. Furtado, the daughter of immigrant parents from Portugal's mid-Atlantic Azores Islands, has written the official song for the European soccer championship being held in Portugal this summer. She'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/07/ent_411293.shtml
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Bush, Blair, Aznar to meet in Azores

...could complicate U.S.-French relations long after the Iraq conflict, several administration officials said. The Azores Islands, which belong to Portugal, are a traditional eastern-Atlantic refueling stop. Portugal is among the countries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/15/ira_368989.shtml
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Workers find 'black boxes' from two hijacked planes

...The police did not say how the detainee might have been linked to the attacks. An FBI official was headed for the Azores Islands to interview two Iranians detained a week ago after they tried to travel to Canada with fake passports, authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/13/nat_319554.shtml
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Desert delights

...rates tumble and hardly another human is encountered on forest hiking trails. If you go GETTING THERE: To fly to the Azores Islands from Europe, it is necessary to get a connecting flight from Lisbon, Portugal. There are direct services to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/22/liv_268384.shtml
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