The town is the birthplace of artist Salvador Dalí, and houses the Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí, a large museum designed by Dalí himself which attracts many visitors. It is also the birthplace of Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol, inventor of the first combustion powered submarine and anaerobic engine. Also born here was Monica Naranjo, one of the best selling Spanish singers of the 1990s and 2000s.
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS CHRISTIANA FIGUERES OF COSTA RICA AS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
May 18, 2010; UNITED NATIONS, May 17 -- The United Nations issued the following press release: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has...