Juan - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/Juan News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Sagebrush rebels will hasten Western drought http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206790-82/colorado-drought-utah-causing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206790-82/colorado-drought-utah-causing.html.csp">Letter: Sagebrush rebels will hasten Western drought</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:46.539-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Those who support Utah’s latest “Sagebrush Rebellion” might want to examine their thinking more closely. Recent studies indicate human activity in Utah’s Colorado Plateau is causing the snowpack in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains to melt more rapidly, further depriving the watershed of its most precious resource. ORV and ATV use, grazing, mining, and drilling coupled with prolonged drought is denuding the desert of vegetation and cryptobiotic soils, which bind the soil sands together. Intense s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206790@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:46 MDT Juan Valdez goes after Starbucks in Florida http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206474-79/starbucks-coffee-juan-valdez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206474-79/starbucks-coffee-juan-valdez.html.csp">Juan Valdez goes after Starbucks in Florida</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Leslie Patton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T12:10:59.572-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Juan Valdez, the coffee brand backed by the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, is opening franchised cafes in Florida in a fresh attempt to challenge Starbucks on its home turf. The first store is slated to open Monday in downtown Miami and four more will be added in the area by year-end, according to Hernan Mendez, chief executive officer of Procafecol, the company that oversees the Juan Valdez brand. Within five years, Procafecol is planning 60 of the new stores in Florida. As Juan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206474@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:10:59 MDT Starbucks opening in Juan Valdez’s homeland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190290-79/coffee-starbucks-juan-valdez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190290-79/coffee-starbucks-juan-valdez.html.csp">Starbucks opening in Juan Valdez’s homeland</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSHUA GOODMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:14:02.563-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bogota, Colombia • Make room Juan Valdez, it’s time to meet the black-aproned barista. On Wednesday, Starbucks is making its much-anticipated debut in the country synonymous with coffee after years of roasting Colombia’s Arabica beans for billions of java lovers the world over. The three-floor coffee house in Bogota is the first of 50 that the Seattle-based company plans to open here in the next five years. In a nod to the country’s proud coffee-growing tradition, it’s also the only one in the w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902902014-07-16T10:14:02.563-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:14:02.563-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190290@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:14:02 MDT No more free tickets for Puerto Rico’s elderly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149658-79/puerto-rico-elderly-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149658-79/puerto-rico-elderly-free.html.csp">No more free tickets for Puerto Rico’s elderly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA COTO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T12:27:01.904-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Juan, Puerto Rico • A night at the theater — or an afternoon of baseball — will now take a bigger chunk of cash from the pockets of Puerto Rico’s elderly. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla on Thursday signed a law that eliminates mandatory free passes to people 75 or older during events at public installations. It also raises the age at which people get a 50 percent discount — to 65 from 60. Puerto Rico’s entertainment industry had been pushing for changes to the 1985 law, arguing that so many e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581496582014-07-04T12:27:01.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T12:27:01.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149658@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:27:01 MDT King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58019290-68/king-family-carlos-juan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58019290-68/king-family-carlos-juan.html.csp">King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAPHAEL MINDER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ALAN COWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T20:15:00.471-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • King Juan Carlos of Spain is abdicating in favor of Crown Prince Felipe, his 46-year-old son, saying in an address to the nation Monday that it was time for a new generation to confront the nation’s challenges. The king’s abdication, after almost four decades on the throne, follows health problems, but it also comes amid a decline in his popularity, particularly as a result of a corruption scandal centering on his son-in-law that has also put the spotlight on the royal family’s lifesty...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580192902014-06-02T20:15:00.471-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T20:15:00.471-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58019290@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:15:00 MDT