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2014-08-12 08:28:12

Argentina's leader in digital media joins forces with Glo Creative MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glo Creative, Miami's newest boutique advertising agency, has opened its doors with a bang. From representing the most prominent yacht brands to helping launch Newsmax TV network, Glo Creative has stepped up to the challenge of providing world-class creative thinking for rising brands. And in the agency's most recent endeavor, the creative powerhouse has formalized a strategic...

2014-08-11 12:21:29

Inaugural event features PGA TOUR stars competing alongside PGA TOUR Latinoamerica players in Latin America NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone, the world's largest tire and rubber company, announced today an agreement with the PGA TOUR to become title sponsor for the inaugural America's Golf Cup, a team format event featuring members of PGA TOUR Latinoamerica competing alongside PGA TOUR stars such as Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar, Angel Cabrera and Andres Romero....

2014-08-08 04:20:25

AURORA, ON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. THREE MONTHS ENDED SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, JUNE 30, 2014 2013 2014 2013...

2014-08-07 16:23:53

TSX:SLW NYSE:SLW VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Wheaton is pleased to announce that it has initiated a corporate social responsibility program to provide financial support for its partners' social projects in mining communities where Silver Wheaton purchases its precious metals. Silver Wheaton has recently committed to supporting programs led by two of its partners, Primero Mining Corp. ("Primero") and Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick"). "Silver Wheaton has...

2014-08-07 00:20:49

Strong Production and Funds Flow, Argentina Business Unit Sale to Increase Focus on Core Assets and Substantial Brazil Reserves Increase CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT: GTE, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in South America, today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. All dollar amounts are in United States ("U.S.") dollars unless...

2014-08-06 16:24:51

VANCOUVER, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") reports consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. "The second quarter marked an important time for Silver Standard's future. With the acquisition of the Marigold mine complete, we have grown substantially to become the operator of two large open pit mines," said John Smith, President and CEO. "Our silver-equivalent production and...

2014-08-05 23:06:44

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Construction in Argentina – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018” to its store. Data highlights of the largest construction projects in Argentina. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The Argentine construction industry increased in value, at a nominal compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.55% during the review period (2009–2013). However, in real terms, the CAGR was only 3.54%, as a result of high inflation in the Argentine economy. This growth...

2014-08-04 08:25:36

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Clarin S.A. will host a conference call and webcast presentation on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 11:00am Eastern Time (12:00pm Buenos Aires time) to discuss its results for the second quarter results. Presentations will be in English, based on the earnings release, which will be distributed on August 11, 2014 at 8:00am Eastern Time (9:00am Buenos Aires time). Those interested in connecting via conference call are invited...

2014-07-31 08:26:27

- Second-quarter highlights HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced second-quarter 2014 earnings of $505 million or $1.31 per diluted common share and adjusted earnings, which exclude certain items that impact the comparability of results, of $644 million or $1.67 per share. For the same period in the prior year, Apache's earnings were $1 billion or $2.54 per diluted common share and adjusted earnings were $813 million or $2.04 per share....

2014-07-30 16:33:06

-- Consolidated Revenues amounted to P$15,585 million (+22.6% vs. 1H13); Fixed Data +54.9% vs. 1H13; Fixed Internet +26.2% vs. 1H13; and Mobile business in Argentina +22.3% vs. 1H13. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telecom Argentina ('Telecom') - (NYSE: TEO; BASE: TECO2), one of Argentina's leading telecommunications companies, announced today a Net Income of P$1,836 million for the six-month period ended June 30, 2014, or +24.5% when compared...


Latest Argentina Reference Libraries

Monito del Monte, Dromiciops gliroides
2014-04-30 10:08:55

The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...

IKA Estanciera
2014-02-02 14:43:27

Industrias Kaiser Argentina S.A (IKA) was a car manufacturer in Cordoba Province, Argentina that was established in 1956. On January 19, 1955, the Argentina government signed an agreement with Kaiser Motors of the United States to manufacture vehicles in Argentina. Kaiser shipped 1,021 complete vehicles as well as automobile manufacturing equipment to them and a new plant was built. IKA’s first Jeep was driven out of the plant on April 27, 1956. Various Willys Jeep models were the...

Siam Di Tella 1500
2014-02-01 10:00:28

Siam Di Tella was an automobile  manufacturer in Argentina founded in 1911 by Torcuato di Tella. It originally produced bread making machines until the 1920s when the company began to produce fuel dispensers. In 1930 di Tella converted his new factory in Buenos Aires to produce industrial machinery and home appliances. In 1935 under license from Westinghouse the company began making commercial freezers and in 1948 began producing household refrigerators. In 1948, 11,000 units annually...

Screaming Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus vellerosus
2013-08-22 10:52:59

The screaming hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus vellerosus), also known as the crying armadillo, is a species that is native to southern and central areas of South America. Its range includes areas of Bolivia, Argentina, and Paraguay, among other areas. It resides in a number of different habitats including tropical and subtropical arid forests, temperate deserts, and arid deserts, however it is not found in any areas with rocky terrain because it cannot construct burrows there. The first...

Giant Armadillo, Priodontes maximus
2013-06-18 09:18:02

The giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus), known locally as many names including ocarro, is a species that is native to eastern areas of South America, although it is now found in a wide range that includes northern Argentina. It resides in a variety of habitats including tropical forests. Despite its large range, the species has a scattered distribution. The giant armadillo reaches an average body length between thirty and thirty-nine inches, with an average weight between sixty-two and...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.