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2014-10-22 08:29:12

Brazil's leading digital payment company now providing local payment options for STEAM users in Mexico and Turkey SÃO PAULO, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian-based digital payments company UOL BoaCompra [http://www.boacompra.com/shop ], and VALVE [http://www.valvesoftware.com ] Corporation, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2) and the largest online game distribution platform, Steam...

2014-10-22 04:20:30

The fair brought together companies, governmental, industry leaders and industry experts during three days in Rio de Janeiro. A total of 67% of the exhibiting brands have confirmed their presence at the 2015 Edition HONG KONG, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil is striding to make its naval and offshore industry a protagonist increasingly active on the international stage. Proof of this is the success of Marintec South America-11th Navalshore, an event that brought together,...

2014-10-21 23:05:24

ReportsnReports.com adds “United States, Canada & Brazil Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 United States Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020: "United States Surgical Sutures Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States Surgical Sutures market. The report provides value, in...

2014-10-21 16:31:21

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kqxjz6/3d_printing) has announced the addition of the "3D Printing Market in Emerging Economies - China, India, UAE, Brazil, South Africa - Size, Share, Emerging Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast," [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kqxjz6/3d_printing ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-10-21 16:23:18

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 21, 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, Argentina and Peru[1], announces today its 3Q2014 operational update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b Oil and gas production increased 66% to a record 21,548 boepd, compared to 3Q2013 - led by strong and continuing growth from GeoPark's Llanos...

2014-10-21 12:22:38

GAVIAO PEIXOTO, Brazil, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Embraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. The event was attended by the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Celso Amorim, the Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, Lieutenant-Brigadier General Juniti Saito, and delegations and representatives from more than 30 countries. This milestone rollout will allow the Company to...

2014-10-20 12:35:52

Local subsidiary of digital commerce leader now firmly established in the fast-growing Brazilian market for digital video games, apps, and software products NANTERRE, France, SAN FRANCISCO and SAO PAULO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital commerce provider Nexway announced that its Brazilian subsidiary has grown by leaps and bounds in the first half of 2014, securing significant customer references for its best-in-class managed e-commerce solutions for publishers and online retailers of...

2014-10-20 12:35:19

Machine Learning Company Signs on Visa and Mastercard Payment Provider in Brazil to Make Commerce Safe SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feedzai, a data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to analyze big data to make commerce safe, today announced it has signed a new customer in Brazil which is licensed by both Visa and MasterCard to accredit merchants. Feedzai will provide the Brazilian payments service provider and marketplace with the use of...

2014-10-20 08:34:57

HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil is the largest producing country of tissue paper in Latin America, making up 32% (1.274 million metric tonnes) of the 3.978 million metric tonne Latin American market, with 38 operating T&T mills. Following years of double-digit sales growth in value terms, Brazil's tissue and hygiene markets slowed down in 2012 and 2013. However, sales of tissue and hygiene products are expected to continue showing steady growth in constant value...

2014-10-20 08:26:38

Leading Global Communications Firm Strengthens Premier Brazilian Group of Multibrand Public Relations and Specialty Services Companies SAO PAULO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian communications holding company Grupo In Press and FleishmanHillard, a strategic communications firm that is part of the DAS Group of Companies, today announced the beginning of operations of FleishmanHillard in Brazil. An established global leader in reputation management, brand marketing,...


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Roupala montana
2014-10-14 11:03:04

Roupala montana is a shrub or small tree species. The species is a member of the Proteaceae family. R. montana can be found from Mexico to Central America and also in Trinidad and Tobago. The tree may be scattered across South America, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay and the south of Brazil. Roupala montana can grow anywhere from 3 to 26 feet tall. It is uncommon but an R. montana tree has even been recorded measuring 82 feet tall. Roupala montana has been known to be used for many different...

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Maned Sloth, Bradypus torquatus
2014-05-05 11:17:21

The maned sloth or ai (Bradypus torquatus) is a species of three-toed sloth that can only be found in southeastern Brazil, in the Atlantic coastal rainforest. It prefers to live in humid habitats like evergreen forests, but has been found in secondary and semi-deciduous forests. The average rainfall in areas where this species can be found reaches forty-seven inches per year. The maned sloth varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body length between...

Red-handed Howler, Alouatta belzebul
2014-05-05 10:47:10

The red-handed howler (Alouatta belzebul) is a New World monkey that is native to Brazil and can be found in southeastern areas of the Amazon and in the area of the Atlantic forest between Sergipe and Rio Grande do Norte. It prefers to reside in thick forests within these areas. This species was once thought to hold three subspecies, but studies conducted regarding the appearance of the subspecies and their locations revealed that they were distinct enough to be classified separately. The...

Bearded Sakis
2014-04-17 14:43:34

The Bearded Sakis are 5 species of New World monkeys, listed in the genus Chiropotes. They reside in the eastern and central Amazon in South America, ranging through southern Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, French Guiana, and northern and central Brazil. The 5 species are completely allopathic, their distributions being separated by major rivers. Bearded Sakis are different from the closely related saki monkeys of the genus Pithecia by a pronounced bear, a tuft of hair that stretches out from...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.