Tierra Firme may refer to:
During Spain's New World Empire, its mainland coastal possessions surrounding the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico were referred to collectively as the Spanish Main. The southern portion of these coastal possessions were known as the Province of Tierra Firme, or the "Mainland province".
Tierra Firme is the eighth studio album recorded by Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi. It was released by Universal Music Latino on June 28, 2011. The album was produced by himself and co-produced by Armando Ávila, Dan Warner, Lee Levin, Louis Bianconcello, Sam Watters, Sebastián Krys and Claudia Brant.
Tierra Firme Fútbol Club is a Panamanian football team playing at Liga Nacional de Ascenso. It is based in San Miguelito and it was founded in 1985. Up until 2011, the team played under the name of Paraíso Fútbol Club.
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In the context of Spain's New World Empire, its mainland coastal possessions surrounding the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico were referred to collectively as the Spanish Main. During the 16th and 17th centuries, the southern portion of these coastal possessions was known as the Province of Tierra Firme, or the "mainland province".
Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero, known by his stage name Luis Fonsi, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter and actor. He is known for multiple songs, one of them being "Despacito", featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee.
Firme is the second studio album by Voodoo Glow Skulls. Released on October 10, 1995, it is the band's first release on Epitaph Records. "Firme" is Chicano slang meaning "cool" or "hot". All the songs were written by Voodoo Glow Skulls, except "Charlie Brown" which is a traditional song played by The Coasters.
Castilla de Oro or del Oro was the name given by the Spanish settlers at the beginning of the 16th century to the Central American territories from the Gulf of Urabá, near today's Colombian-Panamanian border, to the Belén River. Beyond that river, the region was known as Veragua, and was disputed by the Spanish crown along with the Columbus family. The name "Castilla de Oro" was made official in May 1513 by King Ferdinand II of Aragon, then regent of the Crown of Castile.
Juan Gelman was an Argentine poet. He published more than twenty books of poetry between 1956 and his death in early 2014. He was a naturalized citizen of Mexico, country where he arrived as a political exile of the Military Junta.
Mi Tierra is the third studio album by Cuban-American recording artist Gloria Estefan, released on June 22, 1993 by Epic Records. Produced by husband Emilio Estefan, it is her first Spanish-language album and pays homage to her Cuban roots. The album features Cuban musical genres, including boleros, danzan and son music. Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios in Miami, Florida, Mi Tierra features notable Latin musicians such as Tito Puente, Arturo Sandoval, Cachao López, Chamin Correa and Paquito D'Rivera.
Terra firma may refer to:
Estadio Javier Cruz 'Artes y Oficios' is a multi-purpose stadium. It located at the corner of Ricardo J. Alfaro Avenue and Vía Simón Bolivar in Panama City, Republic of Panama; close to Colegio de Artes Y Oficios Melchor Lasso de La Vega, from which it has received part of his name. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Tierra Firme F.C. from the Liga Nacional de Ascenso. The stadium holds 2,500 spectators.
The Real Audiencia and Chancery of Panama in Tierra Firme was a governing body and superior court in the New World empire of Spain. The Audiencia of Panama was the third American audiencia after the ones of Santo Domingo and Mexico. It existed three times under various guises since it first creation in 1538 until its ultimate abolition in 1751.
Yerahmiel Barylka is an Argentine-born Orthodox rabbi, lawyer, educator, journalist and lecturer. He has been living in Israel since 1993. He studied in yeshivot Ateret Chafetz and Chaim Tzvi, and in the Law and Social Sciences faculty of the University of Belgrano, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he served as an assistant professor of public international law.
Since the 16th century the island of Cuba had been under the control of the governor-captain general of Santo Domingo. The conquest of Cuba was organized in 1510 by the recently restored Viceroy of the Indies, Diego Colón, under the command of Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar, who became Cuba's first governor until his death in 1524.
The Governorate of New Andalusia was a Spanish colonial entity in present-day Venezuela, from 1501 to 1513.
Selva Casal is a Uruguayan poet. She was born in Montevideo. Her father Julio J. Casal was also a poet and the founder of a noted literary magazine Alfar. Her debut collection Arpa appeared in 1958. Since then, she has published more than a dozen collections. She has won numerous prizes for her poetry.
Placer is a term used by Spanish and Portuguese navigators and cartographers to refer to a certain kind of submerged bank or reef. Commonly the bottom of such a reef is sandy, but there are some where the bottom is muddy or stoney. Although most reefs designated as placer are flat and shallow, exceptionally there are some that do not share those characteristics and are known as placer acantilado. A placer usually provides an anchorage for seagoing vessels.
Fray Pedro Simón was a Spanish franciscan friar, professor and chronicler of the indigenous peoples of Colombia and Venezuela, at the time forming the New Kingdom of Granada. Pedro Simón is one of the most important Muisca scholars forming the basis for later scholars such as Lucas Fernández de Piedrahita, Alexander von Humboldt, Javier Ocampo López and many others.
The 2016–17 Copa Panamá was the 2nd season of the annual Panamanian knockout football cup competition. Forty-eight clubs from the first to the third tier of the Panamanian football league system participated in this year's competition.
Anchor and Hope is a 2017 Spanish-British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet. The screenplay, written by Marques-Marcet and Jules Nurrish, was inspired by Maternidades subversivas by María Llopis. It stars Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer, and Geraldine Chaplin. The film had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on 10 October 2017.