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2014-03-12 23:30:05

The Florida509 Mobile App Series was developed to allow web visitors to take Florida509.com on the road wherever you go across the state of Florida. From Haitian restaurants, various local businesses to the closest place to send money to friends and family back home in Haiti, let the Florida509 App navigate you with ease. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Florida509.com, an information management company, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website and Florida509...

2014-03-12 23:22:28

The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals announced today that Alex Ponce de Leon, Discovery Counsel at Intel Corporation, will deliver the keynote address at their San Francisco event on March 19, 2014. Mr. Ponce de Leon will be discussing “Agility, Insight, & Execution: How e-Discovery Teams Can Change Your Organization”. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, an advanced legal educational experience, announced today that Alex...

2014-03-11 12:23:18

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Multi-factor Authentication Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Multi-factor Authentication market to grow at a CAGR of 19.1 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing number of government regulatory requirements. The Global Multi-factor Authentication market has also been witnessing an...

2014-03-10 08:35:38

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Haiti to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, medical support, and evacuation services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/PH79494LOGO "We've had a large demand for personnel tracking and emergency response services from both non-governmental aid organizations and religious groups who are...

2014-03-10 08:33:08

DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial Network, Robotics, RFID, And Motors & Drives, Relays & Switches, & Sensors), Application (Process, Discrete) - Global Forecast & Analysis (2013 - 2018)" research report in its store. The Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial...

2014-03-06 12:26:49

First time collaborations to improve the cancer experience for patients in rural, remote and isolated communities TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, partners from across First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations, the health sector and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer met to launch a new initiative to improve cancer control with and for First Peoples. While cancer affects everyone, rates of common cancers have increased among First Nations, Inuit and Métis in the...

2014-03-06 12:21:33

Documentary shines light on continued corporate exploitation in Guatemala NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Goldcorp, the world's second largest producer of gold, recently announced "record quarterly and full-year gold production." Not mentioned in the company's filings is the continued exploitation of the people of Guatemala, the subject of the award-winning documentary film "Gold Fever," now available instantly on iTunes, Amazon, Vimeo, DVD and Blu-ray. (Photo:...

2014-03-06 08:36:38

eMerge Techweek Launch Competition Bringing Together the Top Early-Stage and Emerging-Growth Startups from Across the Americas for $150,000 in Prizes MIAMI, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas Techweek today formally announced registration is now open for early-stage and later-stage companies in the Americas region to apply to compete at the 1(st) Annual eMerge Techweek Launch competition. Entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts will converge in Miami on May 5 - 6 at eMerge...

2014-03-05 23:32:03

Global Wireless LAN Security Market 2014-2018, Global Messaging Security Market 2014-2018 are Global BYOD Security Market 2014-2018 are reports available at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Analysts forecast the Global Wireless LAN Security market to grow at a CAGR of 22.47 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of mobile devices. The Global Wireless LAN Security market...

2014-03-05 23:31:51

The 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference, organized by the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica, will bring together the world's best scientists in Tobacco Control. San José, Costa Rica (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Costa Rica will celebrate the second anniversary of the application of the Anti Tobacco Law on March 26th, 2014 during the 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference Tobacco or Health. The Ministry of Health of Costa Rica and the...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

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...

Christopher Columbus
2013-10-15 10:27:55

Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator, explorer, and colonizer that was born in 1451. He is best known for his explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, under the authority of the Catholic Monarchs in Spain, which resulted in the discovery of America and the settlement of the island of Hispaniola. This is thought to be the beginning of Spanish settlement in the New World. Although he was the first European to explore the Americas, he was not the first person to explore the area and he...

Caribbean Sea
2013-04-18 12:52:52

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean that is located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It’s bordered by Mexico and Central America towards the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and towards the south by South America. The whole area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and neighboring coasts, are together known as the Caribbean. The sea is one of the largest seas and has an area of...

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