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  • Vaya con Dios, Senor Sánchez: And Thanks For All the Beans!

    01/11/2019 7:00:25 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-11-19 | MOTUS
    Now wait: before you jump to conclusions, call me a racist, report me to Facebook and YouTube, allow me to explain.Look I know the news is compelling: Will PDJT declare a national emergency and dispatch the Army Corps of Engineers? Will Ruthie announce her retirement as rumored? Let’s not get caught up in speculation today when we should be honoring the memory of a truly great icon.I’m sad to report that the coffee farmer who embodied the essence of Colombian coffee with his portrayal of Juan Valdez - Carlos Sánchez Jaramillo of Medellín - died at age 83 in late...
  • Camel Enjoys Cup of Coffee From Woman

    10/14/2015 10:41:33 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Monday, October 12, 2015
    Saudi 'Sada' newspaper, which published the picture. A woman in Saudi Arabia published a picture on her social media page showing a female camel enjoying a cup of coffee she offered to it. The picture showed only the woman’s hand carrying the cup and tilting it towards the camel’s mouth while she had a mobile phone in the other hand. The Saudi ‘Sada’ newspaper, which published the picture, said it had triggered mixed feelings from viewers, with some of them admiring the act and others criticising the woman.
  • Official Friday Silliness Thread Salutes Coffee Achievers or whatever... talk amongst yourselves

    07/21/2006 12:04:46 AM PDT · by sully777 · 363 replies · 6,123+ views
    WIS-TV ^ | 7-21-06 | Sully777
    Click here for YouTube's 'Coffee Achiever' commerical from 1984 Click here for YouTubes's Folger's Happy Morning Commercial
  • Colombia's new Juan Valdez a true farmer

    06/30/2006 12:29:50 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 394+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/30/06 | Joshua Goodman - ap
    BOGOTA, Colombia - After a two-year search among more than 300,000 candidates nationwide, Colombia on Thursday unveiled the new Juan Valdez, the country's iconic coffee ambassador to the world. His real name is Carlos Castaneda. Like his two predecessors, the 39-year-old sports the leather bag, bushy mustache and straw hat typical of rural Colombia where the world-famous arabica coffee is grown. But unlike those other Valdezes — who were played by a Cuban-born actor and a silk-screen artisan — Castaneda knows a thing or two about growing coffee. The oldest of 10 children born on a coffee farm, he picked...
  • Move Over Starbucks, Juan Valdez Is Coming

    11/30/2003 10:42:04 AM PST · by Jacob Kell · 32 replies · 953+ views
    The New York Times ^ | November 29, 2003 | SHERRI DAY
    How about a nice large cup of coffee, light on the guilt? The Colombian Coffee Federation, which represents more than 500,000 Colombian coffee growers, is planning to open its first coffee shops - all bearing the name Juan Valdez, after the federation's signature character - in the United States by early 2004. Gabriel Silva, the president of the federation, which is based in Bogotá, says the coffee growers have been "too passive" in claiming a larger piece of the $8.4 billion specialty coffee industry."In a cup of coffee that you get at a coffee shop, between 1 and 2 cents...
  • Cannabis 'worse than tobacco'

    07/10/2002 7:15:32 AM PDT · by SheLion · 106 replies · 6,685+ views
    BBC News ^ | 10 July 2002
    Cannabis poses a greater threat to health than tobacco, lung experts have warned. The warning comes on the day that Home Secretary David Blunkett is due to make a Commons statement about the future of government drug policy. Many young people are simply not aware that smoking cannabis may put them at increased risk of respiratory cancers and infections . Dame Helena Shovelton: The Home Affairs Select Committee has recommended that cannabis is downgraded from a class B drug to class C. This would mean that possession would lead to a caution, rather than arrest. The British Lung Foundation is...