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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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Ronaldo stepped up and with little fuss struck the ball straight down the middle with Varas diving early to his right.
Today an adventure traveler can stroll the 12 square blocks of Puerto Varas and choose from among a laundry list of activities.
Right now I want be able to help offer valuable advice and positive support to those people who have been directly affected by this catastrophic natural disaster" stated Manny Varas, "I want them to know, regardless of whether they are a client of Professional Casualty Insurance or not, we are there for them and will do our best to get their lives back to normal as soon as possible".
I believe the two most important elements in business are innovation and customer service," said Varas.
Always on the look-out for new projects and challenges, Manny Varas is a self-made millionaire and bachelor, passionate supporter of the arts, a seasoned traveler and enjoys spending some of his free time lecturing and motivating young students and graduates.
Driven to succeed within his field, driven to make a difference in the local business community and driven to be the best he can be, Manny Varas reflects all the qualities the judges were looking for in selecting the nominees.
com/research/1b49b4/arco_vara_arc1t) has announced the addition of the "Arco Vara (ARC1T): Company and Country Update" company profile to their offering.
The "Santiago and the Chilean Lake District Special" includes roundtrip air on LAN Airlines, 3-nights hotel in Santiago de Chile, 3-nights hotel in Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt, all internal flights, transfers, tours and meals as specified in the itinerary and more.
Varas, CEO of Professional Casualty Insurance, joined Lea and Roy Black, and Barry Gibb, in addition to the honorary host committee (which included Sen.
Then move down to the famous Lake District, stopping along the way in Bariloche, Peulla and Puerto Varas.
In the less than five years since Varas became CEO, Professional Casualty Insurance has managed to become this year's 54th fastest-growing Hispanic company in the United States.