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2014-04-29 16:35:15

Social media is the fastest growing channel of interaction in both markets BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contact center outsourcing service providers in Argentina and Chile are generating revenues primarily from domestic business. Revenues from offshoring are limited - less than 5 and 10 percent of total revenues in Argentina and Chile respectively - due to the high cost of operations and prices charged compared to other locations in Latin America such as Colombia,...

2014-04-28 23:09:27

Within the tax reform that is currently under debate in Chile´s parliament, there is a plan to tax the CO2 emissions from thermoelectric plants over 50 MWt. The idea is to charge US$ 5 per tonne of CO2 discharged. London - UK (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 According to Felipe Cerón, General Manager at AES Gener, the “green tax” will turn thermoelectric plants less competitive by raising their energy prices. However, other members of the industry as Joaquín Galindo, CEO of...

2014-04-28 16:23:34

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Mining Equipment Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/world_mining_equipment_market.html World demand to rise 8.6% annually through 2017Despite some short term weakness, the worldwide mining machinery market is forecast to expand 8.6 percent per year through 2017 to $135 billion, spurred by voracious demand for mined materials in China, India, and several...

2014-04-26 23:02:13

People are quickly rediscovering the health benefits of yoga, especially in beauty and wellness conscious South America. Avani Yoga Retreats is bringing this newly revived holistic approach with a series of retreats starting summer. Pucon, Chile (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Avani Yoga Retreats, Chile’s newest provider of yoga, meditation and outdoor adventures, has launched a new line of retreats to take place in Pucon beginning in summer 2014. Avani Yoga holds three retreats throughout the...

2014-04-24 16:24:13

CHANGZHOU, China, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has signed an agreement to supply 36MW of high efficiency TSM-PC14 modules to a large-scale PV project in Chile. Trina Solar's TSM-PC14 module is IEC certified to 1,000V and is ideal for large-scale installations in areas prone to high temperatures and dry conditions. The Company...

2014-04-15 23:04:07

A fast-moving fire that started April 12 in Chile’s port city of Valparaiso has claimed the lives of two sponsored members of the Unbound community, forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed hundreds of homes. Valparaiso, Chile (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 A fast-moving fire that started April 12 in Chile’s port city of Valparaiso has claimed the lives of two sponsored members of the Unbound community, forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed hundreds of homes. Luis Olivares, Unbound...

2014-04-15 12:27:05

DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Chile 2014 Wealth Book", "HNWI Asset Allocation in Hong Kong to 2013" to its store. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/MN05520) This report is the result of WealthInsight's extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Chile. It reviews the performance and asset allocations of HNWIs and Ultra HNWIs in Chile. It also includes an...

2014-04-14 16:22:11

TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announced today its production and sales results for the first quarter, 2014. Brad Mills, Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay, commented: "Both of Mandalay's operations performed as planned in the first quarter. Costerfield delivered its first production from the Cuffley Lode. With Cuffley starting to contribute to production, we expect mined gold grades to rise over the next...

2014-04-10 23:04:54

Chanavayita town suffers from a severe earthquake, but drinking water supplied by RWL Water is uninterrupted. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 On April 1, 2014, the town of Chanavayita, a fisherman’s village 50 kilometers from Iquique on the Pacific Chilean coast, suffered a severe 8.2 magnitude earthquake, followed by a tsunami. The population has relied on RWL Water’s seawater desalination plant to provide clean drinking water to the town before, during, and after this...

2014-04-10 08:27:11

Curator Pablo León de la Barra Investigates Contemporary Art Practices in Latin America in Exhibition of Artists from 16 Countries NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun, which marks the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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