By Kirstan Hawkins

ISBN-10: 1407059629

ISBN-13: 9781407059624

Surrounded by means of wooded area and reached merely through a treacherous street, the sleepy South American city of Valle de los angeles Virgen is sort of unknown to the surface global. yet after a silent stranger rolls in at the again of a pick-up truck, not anything is similar again.

Life for the town's population has now not grew to become out as they as soon as dreamed. Doña Nicanora by no means did get away the swamp city and go back and forth the area, Don Bosco didn't marry the girl he enjoyed, and the mayor is but to accomplish the ability and impact he craves. however it isn't really till the coming of the mysterious foreigner, identified purely as Gringito, that their goals begin to be reawakened. but each dream needs to come at a cost and the population of this sleepy little city are approximately to get greater than they bargained for.

Intriguing and intoxicating, with a number of unforgettable characters in a paranormal environment, Doña Nicanora's Hat store is a impressive novel that dares us to stick with our goals.

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More than 80 percent of this production came from the northern coast, with the port of Iquique concentrating some 60 percent of the catch. The Chilean government claimed that Iquique had become the largest fishing port in the world in terms of volume handled. Impressive expansion in fish product exports contributed significantly to the increasingly diversified composition of Chilean exports and, even with declines in prices for fishmeal, accounted for over 450 million dollars in export sales in 1985.

First the military government, then the two succeeding elected governments vigorously pursued expanded trade opportunities. Chile became a full member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) and the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC), an associate member of MERCOSUR, the common market of the sourthern cone, and signed free trade agreements with Canada, Mexico, and other Latin American countries. Chile also signed a Framework Cooperation Agreement with the European Union to liberalize trade.

The transitional character of this region is well illustrated by the average rainfall for selected stations from Arica in the norte grande to Quillota at the southern margin of the norte chico. Average annual rainfall increases from 1 to 2 millimeters (mm) in Arica or Iquique to 28 mm at Copiapó. It is 65 mm at Vallenar and 133 mm in La Serena. Copiapó and the surrounding region are a transition between the arid desert and the semi-arid norte chico. At the Aconcagua Valley around Quillota, where average annual rainfall exceeds 400 mm, there is another transition to the temperate climate of central Chile (see Map 3).

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