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2014-05-22 23:02:13

Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues worldwide. The teams which have earned a spot at the 2014 World Cup include: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia,...

2014-05-21 16:29:46

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telecom Argentina S.A. ("Telecom Argentina" or the "Company") (BASE: TECO2, NYSE: TEO), one of Argentina's leading telecommunications groups, announced that in the second part of the General Ordinary Shareholders Meeting on April 29, 2014 adjourned to May 21, 2014 a cash dividend distribution was approved in the amount of P$ 1,201,757,911. The payment of the dividend will be made in two equal installments of P$ 600,878,955.50...

2014-05-20 23:05:30

Research explores digital trends and behaviors in nine key Latin American markets. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 JWT announced today their premier Latin America-focused digital study, “Digilats.” The research initiative explores digital trends and behaviors in nine key LATAM markets: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. The study characterizes modern Latin American Internet users, what motivates them and how brands can better meet...

2014-05-13 08:24:10

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, announced today its 1Q2014 operational update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, GeoPark's oil and gas average production increased to a record of 20,410 boepd, including 3,667 boepd from the...

2014-05-12 20:24:17

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. (NASDAQ: CRESY, BASE: CRES), today announces results for the Nine-month period 2014 ended March 31, 2014. HIGHLIGHTS -- Net income attributable to the company's shareholders recorded a loss of Ps. 494.2 million in the nine-month period of 2014 compared to 2013, mainly explained by exchange rate differences. -- Gross profit increased by 49,7% in the nine-month period 2014 compared...

2014-05-12 20:21:49

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE: PAM; Buenos Aires Stock Exchange: PAMP), the largest integrated electricity company in Argentina that, through its subsidiaries, participates in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, announces the results for the quarter ended on March 31, 2014. All figures are stated in Argentine Pesos and have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards....

2014-05-08 20:22:29

VANCOUVER, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") reports consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. "The first quarter of 2014 was significant for our future as we initiated and have now completed the acquisition of the Marigold mine in Nevada," said John Smith, President and CEO. "At Pirquitas we maintained cost focus and at Marigold we are well through the integration process....

Three New Tarantula Species Discovered In Argentina
2014-05-08 03:38:13

Pensoft Publishers A team of scientists from the Universidad de La República, Uruguay discovered three native to northern Argentina new species of the engaging spider group of the tarantulas. The study describing the newly found tarantulas was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. The often hairy and very large spiders known as tarantulas are one of the most famous arachnid groups. Despite their ill fame as vicious killers most tarantulas are harmless to humans. Most tarantulas...

2014-05-08 12:26:54

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

2014-05-08 08:26:09

- Total North America onshore liquids volumes achieves record of 198,500 barrels per day HOUSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced first-quarter 2014 earnings from continuing operations of $753 million or $1.90 per diluted common share and adjusted earnings,* which exclude certain items that impact the comparability of results, of $707 million or $1.78 per share. For the same period in the prior year, Apache reported earnings from continuing...


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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