Mystic tourism to be promoted during Ucayali Carnival

Mystic tourism to be promoted during Ucayali CarnivalAs part of celebrations for 2010 Ucayali Carnival, the Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Dircetur) organizes a shaman session in order to promote the mystic tourism in the area, with the participation of domestic and foreign tourists.

Head of Dircetur – Ucayali, Oscar Vasquez Alva said that 15 famous shamans of Ucayali department will be in charge of the session to be held on February 26, at 21:00 hours (02:00 GMT), at Divina Montańa Resort.>>>

B.C. chiefs deny cursing Norwegian Olympic team

B.C. chiefs deny cursing Norwegian Olympic teamA shaman in Norway has suggested aboriginal people in B.C. might have cursed the Nordic country's Olympic athletes because of their opposition to Norwegian-owned fish farming operations in B.C., but West Coast native leaders deny any mystic influence.>>>

Martins Dukurs Blazes Trail For Latvia In Men's Skeleton

Martins Dukurs Blazes Trail For Latvia In MenLatvia was on course for its first Winter Olympic gold medal on Thursday when Martins Dukurs blazed a trail down the Whistler track to lead the men's skeleton competition at the midway point.

On a day when the safety of the course was again questioned following a string of crashes in bobsleigh practice, Dukurs nailed two runs down the treacherous 1,400 meter layout and smashed the track record on his first slide.>>>

Oranmiyan Oke-Ijetu Prays For Aregbe’s Deceased Sister

 Oranmiyan Oke-Ijetu Prays For Aregbe’s Deceased SisterIt was a rain of prayers in Oke-Ijetu area Osogbo, Osun State capital on Sunday, as leadership and members of Oranmiyan, Oke-Ijetu held a marathon one-year remembrance prayers session for the late Alhaja Wosilat Oseni (Nee Aregbesola), the deceased elder sister of the Action Congress (AC) governorship candidate in the state, Engineer Rauf Aregbesola.>>>

The wisdom of a medicine man

The wisdom of a medicine manShe looked like trouble: a woman in sunglasses, sweatpants and flip flops who walked up to Richard Ybarra’s booth at Fishermen’s Village, the outdoor mall in Punta Gorda where he sells hand-made jewelry. Clearly intoxicated and out of sorts, she must have recognized Mr. Ybarra as a soft place to fall, because soon she had collapsed into his arms, spilling intimate details about her life and her ex-husband.

People walking by did their best to ignore her existence. But not Mr. Ybarra.>>>