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2013-04-01 08:22:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As attention is drawn to the new Argentine Pope, more and more questions about the dark years of military repression in Argentina, Uruguay and Chile have evaded answers. While Argentineans experienced state terrorism known as the Dirty War, Chileans struggled during the Pinochet Dictatorship. During these brutal times, who were the champions of the poor and disenfranchised? Hay Locos is a firsthand account of life in Chile during the hardest of...

2013-03-28 20:20:56

TORONTO, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce that it has filed its Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2012. 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 two updated National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliant technical reports documenting its recent...

2013-03-28 08:32:04

NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Brian Mellott was serving his country in Iraq under Operation Iraqi Freedom, he could never have imagined his next tour of duty would be a culinary tour. On March 1, Foods from Chile announced that he had won the Next Top Blogger contest. The Chilean food association and contest judges (from national outlets, such as Esquire) announced that his submissions earned him the coveted title and an all-expenses-paid trip to Chile. The Cookin'...

2013-03-28 08:22:20

HENDERSON, Nev., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulan Resources Inc. (OTCPINK: TRLR) (the "Company" or "Trulan") reports that it has registered a Chilean company, Trulan Resources S.A., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the U.S. parent, Trulan Resources Inc. Trulan Resources S.A. was formed to hold the Chilean assets of the parent Company and conduct business within Chile as it moves forward with exploration and development of the IGP Iron-Gold-Platinum Project. The corporate office of...

2013-03-28 00:20:18

(under IFRS and all amounts in US dollars unless otherwise stated) TSX : AXY VANCOUVER, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) ("Alterra") today is pleased to provide an update on its operations and to report its financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2012. For further information on these results please see Alterra's Consolidated Financial Statements ("consolidated results") and Management's Discussion and Analysis. Alterra...

2013-03-25 12:25:12

Government financial support for international and local studios spurs global interest in Chilean video game industry SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chile, the only Latin American country to have a booth at the 2013 Game Developers Conference (GDC) for second consecutive year, will showcase four of its top video game developing companies, its video game association (IGDA Chile), and the success stories that have positioned the country as the next incubator for the...

Millions Of Prawns Wash Up On Beach
2013-03-22 21:17:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A beach in southern Chile is being overwhelmed by millions of stranded prawns that have taken up two miles worth of the coastline. According to a report by AFP, millions of the small prawns are covering a beach 300 miles south of Santiago, creating giant "red spots" on the sand. Fisherman said at first the red spots appeared just off the shore, but by Tuesday of this week the prawns had moved to land, and "millions" were...

2013-03-21 12:24:19

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Endesa Chile (NYSE: EOC), announced today that its 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on March 21st, 2013. Endesa Chile is an electric utility company engaged in the generation and sale of electricity in Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Peru. We have 14,185 MW of installed capacity with 183 generating units in the four countries where we operate. Our consolidated assets and...

2013-03-21 08:24:20

HENDERSON, Nev., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulan Resources Inc. (OTCPK: TRLR) (the "Company" or "Trulan") reports that it has negotiated a loan agreement with a private investment group for the provision of US$1,000,000. The funds will be provided in stages in order to further various work initiatives on the Company's IGP Project in central Chile. The term of the loan is two years from the date the full amount is provided to the Company and bears an annual interest rate of 6%....

The Crown Prince Couple Of Denmark Visits ESO's Paranal Observatory
2013-03-15 13:09:14

ESO The Crown Prince Couple of Denmark visited ESO´s Paranal Observatory during their official visit to Chile. The Observatory is located 130 kilometers south of Antofagasta, in the heart of Chile´s Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world. At a height of 2635 meters above sea level, Paranal is the site of the Very Large Telescope (VLT), the world´s most advanced optical instrument dedicated to astronomical research. On arrival, The Crown Prince Frederik and The...


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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