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  • If you think of all the gold-producing areas in the Americas — well, Francis Drake picked up tons of the stuff, gold and silver, in that one raid of his in the 1570s.

    War Game

  • Petty crime meant transportation to the Americas for the term of the felon’s natural life.

    The Thorn Birds

  • That same week the guerrillas kidnapped the vice president in the Colombian Soccer Federation, an act that undermined Colombia’s hosting of the Americas Cup.

    A Billion Lives

  • He also served as Head of the Americas and Defence Branch in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and was a ministerial adviser in the early 1980s.

    Diplomatic appointment: Ambassador to China - Media Releases from the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs

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