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Lives And Deaths Of Sibling Stars

Lives And Deaths Of Sibling Stars

Richard Hook, European Southern Observatory (ESO) In this striking new image from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile young stars huddle together against a backdrop of clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust. The star cluster, known as NGC...

Latest Chile Stories

2014-07-24 08:26:23

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 24, 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 its continued expansion in Colombia through the award of a new exploratory license during the 2014 Colombia Bidding Round, carried out by the Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos ("ANH") on July 23, 2014 in Cartagena, Colombia....

2014-07-17 23:09:46

The delegation met to celebrate and develop American-Chilean advances in business and technology. Washington DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Carlos Lewit, General Manager of Nisum Technologies, Chile participated in a delegation to Washington DC alongside Chilean president Michelle Bachelet from June 30th-July 1st. The delegation was invited by the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham Chile), as part of a representative sample of the variety and depth of economic and commercial interests...

2014-07-17 08:23:45

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 17, 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 its 2Q2014 operational update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/127869 For the quarter ended June 30, 2014, GeoPark's oil and gas average production increased 57% to a record 20,441 boepd, compared to 2Q2013. Production increases...

2014-07-14 08:24:32

QUITO, Ecuador, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly redesigned Website of South Expeditions goes live today on the World Wide Web. www.southexpeditions.com aims to extend the reach of its trips around Ecuador's highlands and Amazon basin, the Galapagos Islands, Chile and Easter Island, to members of the general public interested in journeying in style. Photo- http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/126484 Photo- http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/126483 "Our online...

2014-07-10 08:32:56

SAP Hybrid Cloud E-Invoicing Service Simplifies Compliance with Chile's November 2014 Mandates ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Invoiceware International, the largest Latin America Business Network, has been selected by Continental Tire Chila SpA, one of the world's leading tire manufacturers, to lower the cost of implementing and maintaining Chile's DTE and Libros Reporting requirements set to take effect November 1(st), 2014. "We are pleased to have Continental Tire utilizing...

2014-07-10 08:22:32

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announced today its production and sales results for the second quarter, 2014. Brad Mills, Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay, commented: "Mandalay's operations delivered steady operational performance in the second quarter. Cerro Bayo operations achieved a rate of 1,350 tonnes per day ("tpd") of ore production in June, just short of its targeted expansion rate of 1,400 tpd....

2014-07-09 16:22:13

TORONTO, July 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce encouraging results of its continuing wide-spaced core drilling program from underground and surface platforms to probe for vein extensions and has recognized two new veins under Laguna Verde (click here for Figure 1 - Laguna Verde Drill Plan View). Highlights of the results during the first half of 2014 include: -- Coyita vein...

2014-07-01 08:23:56

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 1, 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 the discovery of a new oil field in Chile. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b Primavera Sur 1 well marks the first discovery of an oil field on the newly-acquired Campanario Block in Tierra del Fuego, Chile....

2014-06-27 23:06:57

Goway lifts the lid on the Atacama Desert and Patagonia. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Goway Travel is offering spectacular savings on its range of Chile tours. From the sweeping wilds of Patagonia up to the colourful deserts of Atacama, South America’s wealthiest country boasts abundant natural riches as well. Many packages also include a free one-night stopover in energetic Santiago, while one offers an additional night in Chile’s much-loved wine country. Shared by Argentina...

2014-06-27 16:22:03

This deal consolidates the leadership position of SunEdison in Latin America BELMONT, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the closing of a US$ 155 million non-recourse debt financing arrangement with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government's development finance institution, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the...


Latest Chile 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...

Chilean Horse
2014-04-04 10:44:38

The Chilean horse, also known as the Chilean Corralero, is a breed of horse that originated in South America. This horse is the oldest registered breed in South America and the oldest breed of Iberian origin, as well as the oldest official breed of stock horse in the Western Hemisphere. It is thought that the breed was first developed in 1544 when Father Rodrigo González Marmolejo began breeding with the intent of producing high quality horses. By the early sixteenth century, horses bred in...

Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
2013-06-22 16:13:36

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a species of baleen whale that can be found in different regions in the summer and winter seasons. During the summer, it can be found in the Southern Ocean, possibly near Antarctica. During the winter, populations disperse into many warmer areas to breed, including waters near Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Peru, Namibia, Brazil, Australia, and Madagascar, among other areas. Right whales were first classified by Carolus...

Elegant Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum, Thylamys elegans
2013-05-02 10:37:28

The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) can be found in Chile and possibly Argentina at altitudes between sea level and 8,202 feet. It prefers a wide variety of habitats including brushlands, riverbanks, and cloud forests. This species occurs in arid habitats, which is not typical to mouse opossums. The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum can reach an average body length of up to 4.7 inches, with a tail length between 4.5 and 5.5 inches. The fur color of this species varies...

Chilean Sea Urchin, Loxechinus albus
2013-01-28 14:52:23

Image Caption: Chilean Sea Urchin, Loxechinus albus. Credit: Dentren/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The Chilean sea urchin (Loxechinus albus) is a species that can be found along the coastlines of Chile and Peru. It is typically found in shallow waters at or below the tide level, buried in sand or lying just on top of it. This species is often associated with Macrocystis pyrifera, a type of kelp. It is most often found in more open spaces. The Chilean sea urchin can reach an average width of...

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