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2009-05-29 10:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- El Salvador's fixed and mobile data markets will double in size by 2014 as mobile data services, fixed broadband, and pay-TV drive growth, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com), the telecom research arm of the Light Reading Communications Network (www.lightreading.com). Communications Markets in El Salvador offers a precise, incisive profile of the country's converged telecommunications, media, and technology sectors based on...

2009-05-08 09:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The ATSC Forum today applauded the decision of El Salvador to adopt the ATSC Digital Television Standard for digital terrestrial television broadcasting. The decision, adopted by the General Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications (SIGET), benefits citizens and broadcasters alike in El Salvador. "By adopting ATSC," said Robert Graves, Chairman of the ATSC Forum, "the government of El Salvador has taken one of the most important steps in...

2009-04-01 23:26:56

Jozy Altidore produced his first international hat trick Wednesday, carrying the United States to a 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Trinidad and Tobago. Altidore, 19, was assisted by Landon Donovan on all three goals and helped the Americans seize control of the six-nation North American qualifying group. The United States cause was further assisted by a surprising 3-1 victory by Honduras over Mexico later in the evening. Costa Rica defeated El Salvador in the other qualifier 1-0. The...

2009-01-13 09:49:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The World Environment Center (WEC), in partnership with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., today announced the launch of a major initiative which aims to increase cleaner production and energy efficiency (CP/EE) practices in two countries, El Salvador and Guatemala. The project is conducted through the U.S. Department of State funded "Cleaner Production Private Sector Partnerships" project in Central America. WEC will work with Wal-Mart Stores' small and...

2008-10-20 18:00:16

BOSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stream Global Services, Inc. today announced its purchase of a Dell Inc. contact center in San Salvador, El Salvador. "Growing our service offerings in emerging markets like Central and South America is a top priority for Stream," said R. Scott Murray, Chairman and CEO of Stream Global Services, Inc. "The availability of a live center in this market presented a great opportunity to take an important step toward achieving our targets for global...

2008-09-11 18:00:27

Pacific Rim Mining Corp. ("Pacific Rim" or "the Company") (TSX: PMU)(AMEX: PMU) reports its financial and operating results for the three months ended July 31, 2008. Details of the Company's financial results are provided in its Q1 2009 consolidated financial statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") that will be mailed to shareholders shortly. All monetary amounts are expressed in United States ("US") dollars unless otherwise stated. Overview Pacific Rim is a...

2008-09-05 06:00:19

Southridge Enterprises, a renewable energy company, has signed an agreement with Chinese investment firm, Shenyang Rrzk, to sell a 20% interest in the company's El Salvador ethanol facility for $4 million. The foreign investment participation in the El Salvador plant stems directly from the effectiveness of the company's Asian market awareness program currently being implemented by marketing firm Kikomaki. The company began construction of the ethanol manufacturing plant in El Salvador in...

2008-09-04 06:00:21

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Brian Thurman of Southridge Enterprises, Inc., 1-888- 862-2192, ext. 3 DALLAS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southridge Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRDG; the "Company") announced today that it has signed an agreement with Beijing-based investment firm, Shenyang Rrzk Co., Ltd., to sell a 20% interest in the Company's El Salvador ethanol facility for $4 million. This foreign investment participation in the El Salvador plant stems directly from the...

2008-09-03 12:00:20

TORONTO, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS; OTCBB: PTSEF) - owner and operator of the world's leading loyalty point management program, http://www.points.com/ - announced today that TACA International Airlines SA, an El Salvador-based airline, has joined the network of loyalty programs partnered with Points.com. TACA will also join Points.com's Global Points Exchange (GPX), the peer-to-peer marketplace where users can establish their own exchange rates,...

2008-08-20 09:01:22

Texas-based Southridge Enterprises has announced that it is ahead of schedule in the completion of its ethanol production facility in El Salvador. Additionally, the company has recently signed several purchase agreements with major local sugar cane growers to supply the feedstock necessary to operate the facility. The company expects to replace the local grower's supply of sugarcane with the harvest of the company's proprietary land. Southridge is also developing ethanol plants in...

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Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

2007-12-18 13:00:42

The Blue-and-white Mockingbird (Melanotis hypoleucus), is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist mountain vegetation and heavily degraded former forest.

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