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2014-08-26 08:24:40

SANTIAGO, Chile, Aug. 26, 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 reports results for 2Q2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b All figures are expressed in US dollars and growth comparisons refer to the same period of the prior year, except when specified. SECOND QUARTER 2014 HIGHLIGHTS...

2014-08-23 23:00:32

Ticket Down has lowered ticket prices for the friendly exhibition match between soccer powerhouses Chile and Mexico at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. This match will take place on Saturday, September 6th and this well known ticket exchange has extended their customer appreciation promo/coupon code MEXICO-CHILE-2014 for added savings. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic Mexico vs. Chile tickets at Levi’s Stadium in Santa...

2014-08-20 08:23:06

SHANGHAI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it will supply 40 MW of solar PV modules to 8i S.A. ("8i"), a solar development company, for a solar power project in Chile. 8i will be the owner, project developer and EPC for this project. According to the terms of the agreement, delivery of the solar PV modules will begin in the fourth quarter of 2014. The...

dramatic star formation regions
2014-08-20 06:03:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Wide Field Imager at the ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has captured new images of two dramatic regions of star formation in the southern Milky Way, one of which features a Wolf–Rayet multiple star system. [ Watch: Zooming In On Star Formation In The Southern Milky Way ] Wolf-Rayet stars, the ESO explains, are at an advanced stage of stellar evolution and begin with a mass approximately 20 times that of the sun....

2014-08-19 23:02:26

Ticket Down has cut ticket prices for the friendly exhibition match between soccer powerhouses Chile and Mexico at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. This match will take place on Saturday, September 6th and this trusted ticket exchange has extended their customer appreciation promo/coupon code MEXICO-CHILE-2014 for added savings. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic Mexico vs. Chile tickets at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara,...

2014-08-19 04:20:13

SANTIAGO DE CHILE, Chile, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inversiones Alsacia S.A. and Express de Santiago Uno S.A. (together with their subsidiaries and affiliates, the "Company") announced today that they have reached an agreement in principle (the "Agreement") with an informal group of holders (the "Informal Group") that, collectively, holds more than 60% of the principal amount of the Company's 8% senior secured notes due 2018 (the "Existing Notes") to restructure the terms of the Existing...

2014-08-18 12:29:01

Backers looking to put "New Mexico Certified Chile(TM)" on par with "Vidalia Onions" LAS CRUCES, N.M., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Mexico's Chile farmers and processors are joining an effort to protect their peppers from counterfeiters looking to profit from New Mexico's famous Chile reputation. On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:30 p.m. Governor Martinez will announce the New Mexico Certified Chile(TM) program at The Range in Bernalillo. The Range is the first New Mexico...

2014-08-16 23:00:24

Ticket Down has slashed all ticket prices for the upcoming exhibition match between Mexico and Chile at the brand new Levi's Stadium located in Santa Clara, CA. Diehard soccer fans in the San Francisco Bay area have marked their calendars for the exciting match on September 6th. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Ticket Down reports record demand from soccer fans for Mexico vs. Chile tickets at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. International soccer fans have been...

New Insights Into Great Earthquake In Chile
2014-08-15 03:40:00

GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre A long lasting foreshock series controlled the rupture process of this year's great earthquake near Iquique in northern Chile. The earthquake was heralded by a three quarter year long foreshock series of ever increasing magnitudes culminating in a Mw 6.7 event two weeks before the mainshock. The mainshock (magnitude 8.1) finally broke on April 1st a central piece out of the most important seismic gap along the South American subduction...

2014-08-14 00:22:31

SANTIAGO, Chile, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced the availability of Yelp Chile (http://www.yelp.cl). Beginning today, people throughout Chile are able to create accounts on Yelp.cl to share their opinions about great local businesses. Yelp's free iPhone and Android applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for Business Owners...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'