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2014-10-24 16:23:48

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Homeless World Cup (HWC) is a network of 70 international partner organizations that use football to improve the lives of homeless people throughout the world. The annual international tournament uses the power of football to energize homeless people so they can change their own lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154261 The HWC 11(th) edition 2014 is currently being played in the heart of Santiago de Chile, from...

2014-10-23 20:28:23

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plywood in Thousand Cubic Meters. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-22 23:10:27

ASRAD Radiología Maxilofacial, an important radiology group based in Chile, started utilizing PowerServer Cloud™ and immediately noticed the results: Improved delivery time of the reports, better control over diagnostics, and a drastic cut on radiologist travel frequency. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ASRAD Radiología Maxilofacial is an important radiology group based in Chile that serves a large area through their own facilities. With seven dedicated radiologists,...

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...

2014-10-14 16:22:56

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announced today its production and sales results for the third quarter, 2014. Brad Mills, Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay, commented: "Mandalay's production in the third quarter of 2014 reached new all-time quarterly records with respect to total gold (18,990 ounces), antimony (1,000 tonnes), and total gold equivalent (39,021 ounces). This excellent performance was due to a record...

2014-10-02 08:23:05

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 2, 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, today announces that it has executed a Joint Investment Agreement and Joint Operating Agreement with Petroleos del Peru S.A. ("Petroperu") to acquire an interest in and operate the Morona Block located in northern Peru. GeoPark will assume a 75%...

wild duck cluster
2014-10-01 03:00:43

Richard Hook, European Southern Observatory The Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has taken this beautiful image, dappled with blue stars, of one of the most star-rich open clusters currently known — Messier 11, also known as NGC 6705 or the Wild Duck Cluster. Messier 11 is an open cluster, sometimes referred to as a galactic cluster, located around 6000 light-years away in the constellation of Scutum (The Shield). It was...

2014-10-01 08:35:30

Company Opens New Markets for Chilean Suppliers and Gives Buyers an Alternative to Traditional Sources SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BluWrap, the company that naturally extends the shelf life of fresh food, today announced a new route for shipping fresh seafood across the globe by sea, rather than by air - San Vincente, Chile to Balboa, Panama. Using BluWrap's patented, all natural, controlled atmosphere technology, fresh salmon has been shipped by sea to Panama. This...

2014-09-30 08:24:16

Signs long-term PPA with Minera Los Pelambres, an affiliate of Antofagasta Minerals, for 104 MW Conejo Solar project in Chile SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding into the solar power market, Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development" or the "Company") today announced its Conejo Solar photovoltaic power project in Chile has secured a 22-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with an affiliate of Antofagasta Minerals SA. The 104 megawatt (MW) Conejo Solar project,...

2014-09-29 23:00:38

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems and intelligible voice systems, has provided a system to the National Emergency Office of Antofagasta, Chile, to warn residents of tsunamis, earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems and intelligible voice systems, has provided a system to the National Emergency Office...


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

Lomatia ferruginea
2014-10-07 10:04:02

Lomatia ferruginea is commonly referred to as Fuinque. It is a small tree species that can be found naturally growing only in Chile. It is a member of the Proteaceae family. L. ferruginea is an evergreen tree with only a few branches. The newer shoots are blanketed by reddish-brown hairs. The tree can grow over 20 feet tall. It has fern-like leaves that grow on an average of about 13 to 14 inches long and 8 to 10 inches wide. The upper surface of the leaves are green while underneath is a...

Embothrium
2014-10-06 11:16:18

Embothrium is a genus of shrub species in the Proteaceae family. Some of the species include Embothrium coccineum from Chile, Embothrium grandiflorum from Peru, and Embothrium lanceolatum from Chile. Embothrium are large shrubs or trees. They will grow on an average to heights between 33 to 66 feet high with a trunk up to 28 inches wide. They all contain evergreen leaves. They are usually 5 to 12 centimeters long and 2 to 4 centimeters broad. They have flowers that grow in dense bunches,...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

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...

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