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2014-04-02 16:24:07

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endesa Chile (NYSE: EOC), announced today that its 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on April 2(nd) , 2014. Endesa Chile is an electric utility company engaged in the generation and sale of electricity in Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Peru. We have 13,688 MW of installed capacity with 178 generating units in the four countries where we operate. Our consolidated...

New Image Shows Galactic Serial Killer
2014-04-02 13:48:59

[ Watch The Video: Panning Across The Galaxies NGC 1316 And 1317 ] ESO This new image from the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile shows two contrasting galaxies: NGC 1316, and its smaller neighbor NGC 1317. These two are quite close to each other in space, but they have very different histories. The small spiral NGC 1317 has led an uneventful life, but NGC 1316 has engulfed several other galaxies in its violent history and shows the battle scars....

Chilean M8.2 Earthquake May Be Forewarning Of A Larger Event
2014-04-02 07:51:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chile is beginning to dig out from a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the region at 8:46 p.m. local time Tuesday evening about 52 miles northwest of the mining town of Iquique, according to the USGS. At least five people are confirmed dead and tens of thousands have been evacuated from their homes. The earthquake touched off tsunami warnings and, according to the BBC, waves up to six feet battered the shoreline in some...

2014-03-31 20:20:49

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 31, 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 is pleased to announce its quarterly and audited annual results for 2013. All figures are expressed in US dollars. Proforma figures in this release refer to the inclusion in the period of an acquired interest in the Manati Field (Brazil), which was agreed...

2014-03-31 16:22:55

BELMONT, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverStream Energy Capital Management LLC ("EverStream"), an investment firm that specializes in energy infrastructure, today announced that a group of investors, led by EverStream and Claro y Asociados ("Claro"), and including SunEdison, has recently closed on the 50.7 MWp solar power plant (known as "San Andres") located in the Atacama Region of Chile, near the city of Copiapo. SunEdison developed the San Andres project, which reached...

2014-03-28 16:21:22

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announces that it has filed its Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2013. The Annual Information Form can be accessed under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.mandalayresources.com. Mandalay has also filed updated National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliant technical reports documenting its recent work at its...

2014-03-26 23:28:39

PV Insider has published a short review on the biggest challenges that international PV companies face when building a business in Chile. The review features insights from the Inter-American Development Bank and German PV developer Kraftwerk, among others. London, UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Last week PV Insider asked the international PV community about the biggest challenges in building a PV business in Chile. These have been compiled in a short review published this week that includes...

2014-03-19 16:21:30

2014 signumBOX Rankings SANTIAGO, Chile, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3", "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South America based global exploration company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce the independent findings of signumBOX. signumBOX is a Chilean based company that was founded in 2009 to offer market intelligence in industries related to natural resources, chemicals and technology in both national and...

2014-03-18 12:22:52

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Solar Power Opportunities - Americas There are so many opportunities to invest in solar power around the World. But how do you decide where to invest? Which are the most attractive markets, both in terms of solar power fundamentals and the general business environment?This report, Solar Power Opportunities - Americas, provides a comparative framework for analysing the potential and...

2014-03-17 12:25:18

The South American country arrives in San Francisco for the third consecutive time to showcase a diverse and creative export supply, ranging from games to social networks and tablets. Chilean authority say the industry has grown in size but that quality is even better, a well-cared trademark since the start of the Chilean game industry. SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Chilean companies together with ProChile and the Trade Association for Video Game Developers of...


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'