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2014-06-12 12:27:45

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Juice Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/soft_drinks/juice/juice_market_latin_america_2017_market_guide_1.html Synopsis Canadean's, "Juice Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Juice consumption in Latin America. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the...

2014-06-11 23:12:59

ENCUENTRA24.COM launches property credit calculator in conjunction with Scotiabank to support more than 3.1 million monthly views of properties. A button is positioned next to the price of homes for sale, which greatly facilitates the sale of the property posted online. San Jose, Costa Rica (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Online trading is now easier and safer. This is evidenced by the more than 4 million monthly visits to Encuentra24.com, a site that will start offering this week the first credit...

2014-06-11 23:12:23

Love is in the air during the month of June. Enter to win the June iPod Shuffle Giveaway while learning more about the perfect destination wedding location, The U.S. Virgin Islands. St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The romance of a sandy beach at sunset or a lush tropical garden make the perfect backdrop for any wedding day. Prefer a historic church or a marriage at sea? Whatever the dream, it really can come true in the U.S. Virgin Islands, one of the premier wedding...

2014-06-11 12:30:22

Combining new product developments with sustainability and crop expertise to add value to the tomato supply chain LAKE GARDA, Italy, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 11(th) World Processing Tomato Congress, which was held from June 8 through today in Sirmione, Italy, Bayer CropScience presented its broad portfolio of products and solutions that support the success and sustainability of the processing tomato industry. Experts from the company showcased recent product...

2014-06-11 12:22:54

World's Leading Nonwovens Company Adds Brazilian Nonwovens Manufacturer to Support Global Growth Strategy CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymer Group, Inc. (PGI) today announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in Companhia Providencia Industria e Comercio [Bovespa: PRVI3] ("Providencia"), a Brazilian-based manufacturer of nonwovens used in personal hygiene, healthcare and industrial applications. The acquisition is another significant milestone in PGI's...

2014-06-11 08:37:37

Event Aims to Build on Very Successful First Year, Deliver Another Unique Experience for Thousands of Global Tech Enthusiasts MIAMI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas is proud to announce the dates for the 2(nd) Annual eMerge Americas event in 2015. From April 29(th) through May 5(th) Miami will once again become a hub for entrepreneurs, industry luminaries, tech enthusiasts, global thought leaders and strategic investors. eMerge Americas expects 10,000 attendees as it...

2014-06-11 08:36:35

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Automated Test Equipment Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/manufacturing/global_automated_test_equipment_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Automated Test Equipment market will grow at a CAGR of 2 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for smart...

2014-06-11 08:35:08

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Unified Threat Management Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/security/global_unified_threat_management_market.html About Unified Threat ManagementUnified threat management is a fully integrated network security solution that provides a secure way of establishing a network connection with the host server. Unified threat management can be defined as a...

2014-06-11 08:33:02

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Asphalt Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/global_asphalt_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Asphalt market to grow at a CAGR of 4.05 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is increase in the use of recycled asphalt pavements. The Global Asphalt market has also been...

2014-06-11 08:22:43

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Drilling Fluids Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_drilling_fluids_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Drilling Fluids market will grow at a CAGR of 8 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing exploration of unconventional gas. The Global Drilling...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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