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2013-05-15 04:20:30

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Holdings Limited ("GeoPark"), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia and Argentina (AIM: GPK), is pleased to announce its strategic entry into Brazil with the acquisition of a ten percent working interest in the offshore Manati gas field ("Manati Field") -- the largest natural gas producing field in Brazil. On May 14, 2013, GeoPark executed a stock...

2013-05-14 12:32:01

PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Governor Tom Corbett joined Chilean Minister of Agriculture Luis Mayol Bouchon today to discuss new economic opportunities associated with expanding Chilean agriculture trade to the Port of Philadelphia. "Today's visit to the Port of Philadelphia follows up my administration's efforts in South America to tout Pennsylvania and its deep water ports as a gateway to U.S. markets," said Corbett. "Already a top destination of Chilean fruit,...

2013-05-14 00:20:44

TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhancing MAI's capabilities in an important and growing South American market Acquisition boosts ChileAgro's product offering to customers The Makhteshim Agan Group ("MAI" or the "Company"), a global leader in crop protection solutions, and ChileAgro Solutions (ChileAgro), a Chilean plant nutrition and abiotic stress relief solutions company, today...

2013-05-07 08:23:48

THUNDER BAY, ON and VALLENAR, CHILE, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (OTCQB:RMES), a mineral exploration company with copper-gold assets in Chile, is pleased to announce that its Chilean subsidiary, Minera Polymet Limitada, ("Polymet") has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chilean based Geoactiva SPA (Geoactiva) whereby Geoactiva intends to acquire the option to earn 100% interest in the Perth property.  To earn 100%, Geoactiva will be required to make...

2013-05-03 12:25:56

- Price fixed at CLP 1,480 per share during preferential period SANTIAGO, Chile, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Empresas CMPC SA ("CMPC", "the Company") (SSE:CMPC)  a leading Latin American forestry, pulp, paper, tissue and packaging products producer, announced that the Company's Board of Directors has set the price for CMPC's forthcoming capital raise. The capital raise of up to 155, 602, 948 shares will be priced at CLP1, 480, or US$3.1237*, per share during the preferential...

2013-05-02 23:04:25

℠Movilizando Latinoamérica´ to show brands and advertisers from Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Peru how to leverage the power of mobile advertising to reach mobile consumers, build customer loyalty & generate increased sales. Buenos Aires (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 StartMeApp (http://www.StartMeApp.com), the global mobile ad network and Latin America´s leader in mobile advertising, today announced that the second in its five-city series of ℠Movilizando...

Danish Telescope Captures Breathtaking Image Of Star-Forming Region
2013-05-02 13:53:56

WATCH VIDEOS: [Panning Across NGC 6559] | [Zooming In On NGC 6559] John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Danish 1.54-metre telescope located at ESO´s La Silla Observatory in Chile has released a new image of the star-forming region NGC 6559. Located relatively nearby, a mere 5000 light-years from Earth, NGC 6559 is found in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer). The nebula is only a few light years across, a stark contrast to its more...

2013-05-01 08:27:08

NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The challenge for the Foods from Chile campaign and its digital agency Vivaldi Fifth Season, is not to get people to eat more Chilean foods--since 7 million people eat fresh Chilean salmon every day; the U.S. enjoys 1 billion pounds of fresh fruit each year; and the list continues with nuts, wine, olive oil, and more at foodsfromchile.org. The goal is to make sure they know the good food on their plate is likely from Chile. The answer was: Let's have a...

2013-04-30 08:25:51

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Exploration Group (OTCQB: LEXG.OB) announced today that the company has executed a term sheet to acquire 16,000 acres of Chilean lithium assets ("Project Chile"). Both parties executed an LOI to proceed on April 22, 2013, and due diligence has begun. The other party is a publicly traded company and both parties have elected to maintain anonymity until further due diligence is complete and terms have been negotiated. Both companies...

Beautiful Species Of Tree Iguana Redescribed 179 Years After It Was Discovered
2013-04-23 12:58:39

Pensoft Publishers Tree iguanas (Liolaemus) are one of the most diverse genus of lizards in the world with 230 described species. Within these, Liolaemus nigromaculatus - the second described species of the genus Liolaemus - is usually mentioned in field guides, project baselines, scientific articles, reviews and even is the nominal species of the lizard group nigromaculatus... but always the same question is repeated: Which is this species and which is its type locality? After a long...


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

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...

Darwin’s Fox, Lycalopex fulvipes
2012-12-31 13:14:05

Darwin’s fox (Lycalopex fulvipes), also known as Darwin's Zorro, is a small “false fox” in the Lycalopex genus. It is locally know as Zorro de Darwin or the Zorro Chilote. Its range is small and includes the Nahuelbuta National Park in Chile and Chiloé Island. It is thought that this species prefers a habitat in southern temperate rainforests, a habitat on which it is highly dependent. Darwin’s fox was first discovered by Charles Darwin in 1834 while he was on the Beagle survey...

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