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Vara

1. A Portuguese measure of length approximately equivalent to 1.1 meters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.

2. A Spanish measure of length approximately equivalent to 0.84 meters. It is largely obsolete, but is still used in the sale of lumber in Costa Rica.
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This Part additionally explores how this amendment is consistent with the greater aims of VARA and considers the various limitations on the proposal that maintain an appropriate balance between the interests of artists and those who own and display their works.
Although the judge only ruled on the artists' request to enjoin the demolition of the buildings that contained the graffiti, and therefore was not tasked with making a final decision as to whether the works were protected by VARA, the decision provides legal precedent to support a broad application of the term (and in his decision the judge was highly and unusually candid about his admiration for the works and his desire that they be preserved).
Graffiti artists tried to protect their art under VARA when a building containing their murals and graffiti was slated for demolition.
Country: EstoniaSector: Construction/Real EstateTarget: Bisumuizas Nami SIABuyer: SIA Linstow BalticVendor: Arco Vara AS, Arco Investeeringute ASType: DivestmentStatus: Closed
La Vara is named after the longest-running of nearly 20 Ladino-language periodicals published in the early 20th century by Sephardic immigrants in America.
VARA is based on the theory of moral rights, (19) which was developed in the nineteenth century (20) and was first internationally codified in 1928 in the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works ("Berne Convention").
En Houston, la comunidad de mexicanos han honrado a muchos hispanos distinguidos a lo largo de los anos, asi que es un gran honor que me hayan dado este importante reconocimiento", destaco Vara.
After unveiling the plaque, Mr Vara commented: "It's a great privilege to be opening the new offices of a local business that is not just successful in the area, but is a leading player in this sector in Britain and, indeed in Europe.
VARA was enacted in 1990 due to increasing pressure from foreign countries on the United States to comply with the Berne Convention, which the United States signed only a year earlier.
Hurriyat leader Geelani shared the dais with Roy and pro-Maoist leader Vara Vara Rao among others.
BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK) has announced the appointment of Timothy Vara as president of The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company NA, effective January 1, 2011.