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Guinea

A gold coin issued in the United Kingdom between 1663 and 1816. From 1717 on, its value was fixed by law at 21 shillings, or just over one British pound. After it was withdrawn from circulation, "guinea" remained a slang term for 21 shillings. After decimalization, the term was still used in horse racing and the sale of rams to mean 1.05 pounds.
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She took on the task and trained a neural network with a data set based on all the guinea pig names the Portland Guinea Pig Rescue ever gave to an animal.
While Toure expressed appreciation for India's support for Guinea's economic development, Swaraj conveyed India's readiness to assist in developmental cooperation, including Lines of Credit and capacity building in Guinea.
He said Pakistan with its expertise and research facilities in agriculture sector can help Guinea to utilize its agricultural resources in an efficient manner.
The Equatorial Guinea defence today insisted on the "urgency" of blocking as soon as possible the action against Nguema Obiang, to be heard on 24th of this month, due to the "real, imminent risk of irreparable damage to the rights of Equatorial Guinea".
Equatorial Guinea has used its oil wealth to expand its foreign presence, establishing diplomatic missions in other countries.
In a statement, the PAL said it will have thrice-weekly service to Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea, every Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.
The guineas are free-ranging, which they must be to do their job, and even our neighbors nearby have commented that they do not see ticks as often as several years ago.
Results of the guinea study were widely reported, including in the New York Times and 77me magazine.
MDRI relief provided by the World Bank's IDA and the African Development Bank Group would save Guinea USD 964 million in debt service over 40 years.
Just like larger pets, the rewards you get from a guinea pig are directly related to the time you invest in them.
It was also in the 1980s that prospects for commercial exploitation of crude petroleum began to materialize in Equatorial Guinea.
Guinea has over the past five years become a regular transit/storage point for narcotics trafficking heading into Europe and to a lesser extent the United States, according to the Director of OCAD.