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2014-10-23 08:34:47

- Net Sales of $1.11 billion represent an increase of 2.9% reported over the prior year period (an increase of 3.1% constant currency) WARSAW, Ind., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. The Company reported third quarter net sales of $1.11 billion, an increase of 2.9% reported and 3.1% constant currency over the third quarter of 2013. Diluted earnings per share for the...

2014-10-22 20:25:05

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary"Americas Mobile Demand Market to 2015: Mobile Subscriptions by Operators" report provides a top-level overview and detailed insights into the operating environment for mobile operators. It is an essential tool for companies active across the telecom value chain in Americas and for new companies that may be considering entering the market.This product is part of Pyramid's new 'on demand' range. These reports are built on the foundation of...

2014-10-22 20:24:27

RICS joins CIQS for event to address expectations in project delivery timelines and budgets NEW YORK and VANCOUVER, British Columia, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RICS, a global professional organization which promotes the highest professional standards in the development and management of real estate, property and construction, will host its first annual "Fast-Track Design and Construction - Aligning Expectations" seminar. RICS will host the event in conjunction with the...

2014-10-22 16:23:14

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Full-year fiscal 2014 net income from continuing operations was $53.0 million, or $1.80 per diluted share, compared with $32.8 million, or $1.12 per diluted share, in fiscal 2013 -- Adjusted net income from continuing operations for fiscal 2014, excluding certain items, was $69.3 million, or $2.36 per diluted share, a 29% improvement over the prior year -- Company announces fiscal 2015 adjusted net...

2014-10-21 23:03:28

The Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market is estimated to grow to $71.6 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 6.3% from 2013 to 2018, as demand from the consumer durables and automotive sector is growing rapidly http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/americas-inorganic-refrigerants-4191654241.html (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Americas Inorganic Refrigerants Market report defines and segments the inorganic refrigerants market in Americas with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the...

2014-10-21 08:28:43

Conference program focuses on "Shaping Latin America's Future: The Next Decade of Decisions" MIAMI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin Trade Group, the leading provider of information and business services to companies operating in Latin America, presents the 2014 Latin Trade Symposium & 20(th) annual BRAVO Business Awards, the premier gathering in the Western Hemisphere where influential leaders discuss the most pressing issues facing the region. This year's conference,...

2014-10-21 08:25:08

First International Company to reach this milestone BAODING, China and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Solar"), the world's largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturer, announced today that it has surpassed two gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar panel deliveries in the Americas. The more than six million Yingli Solar panels delivered are now generating electricity for more than 85,000 solar...

2014-10-17 23:06:21

Pro-wildlife conservation resort Tulemar Vacation Homes in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica celebrates International Sloth Day by adopting a sloth and encouraging social media users to share sloth photos online. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Tulemar Vacation Homes in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is ranked the #1 resort in the area on TripAdvisor, and one of the features that makes this vacation spot so special are the daily wildlife sightings throughout the grounds....

2014-10-17 23:02:39

ReportsnReports.com offer “3D Printing Market by Technology (SLA, SLS, EBM, FDM, EBM, LOM, 3DP), Materials (Polymers, Metal), Application (Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer, Healthcare, Government & Defense) & Geography (Americas, Europe, APAC & ROW) (2013 – 2020) “global research report in its store. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 3D printing has been evolving as a technique to create 3D models and prototypes, in many industries, namely, automotive, aerospace, healthcare, and...

2014-10-16 08:26:47

DENVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), a national Native education non-profit, today announced that Comcast and NBCUniversal is partnering with them to further the cause of Native American higher education with a donation of $5 million of advertising for its 2015 public service announcement (PSA) on its cable system and an additional gift of $500,000 of in-kind services and cash. The support will help the College Fund...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin