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2014-07-23 23:20:37

Ticket Down announces that tickets for Copa Centroamericana featuring teams from Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. This popular ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Ticket Down is an affordable source for cheap UNCAF Copa Centroamericana tickets in Washington, DC; Dallas, TX; Los Angeles, CA and...

2014-07-01 08:36:06

BERLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentors International [http://www.mentorsinternational.org ], a non-profit organisation that uses microenterprise, mentoring, and business training to alleviate poverty worldwide, is implementing Mambu [http://www.mambu.com ]'s cloud banking platform across its entire network, spanning five countries worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Currently active in the Philippines, Guatemala,...

2014-06-30 08:36:58

2U's Charitable Initiative Reaffirms its Mission to Support Education Around the World LANDOVER, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education to qualified students anywhere, today announced a new charitable initiative with Pencils of Promise (PoP), a for-purpose nonprofit organization that has built more than 200 schools...

2014-05-30 23:02:01

RingVoz offers a new service with unlimited talk time in its new Guatemala plan: ALO Guate Unlimited. It is designed for new and existing customers who want to talk and who want to receive unlimited calls from their loved ones in Guatemala, saving them money compared to paying by the minute. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 RingVoz, a leading provider of telecommunications services that offers domestic and international long distance calls that help connect residents and corporate clients...

2014-05-20 23:09:46

Surgeon from La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles announces he will be traveling to Guatemala in May to provide care for underserved communities. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of La Peer Health Systems will soon be traveling to Guatemala as part of a team of 110 healthcare professionals. The goal of the trip is to provide medical care to over 2,000 patients in the area of Chichicastenango. While there, the team hopes to perform 130 surgeries and 200 dental procedures. All...

2014-05-12 23:00:55

Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery in Beverly Hills announces May 16 trip to Guatemala with a team of expert surgeons. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery in Beverly Hills announced today that he will embark on his 12th medical mission in Guatemala on May 16. The purpose of the trip is to address medical conditions in an underserved community near the town of Chichicastenango. Local...

2014-04-21 23:02:25

In a report issued today, Corporate Campaign, Inc. (CCI) charges that, "The case of Coca-Cola, is a prime example of how the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement has been co-opted by the very corporations whose harmful policies and practices the movement is trying to monitor and reform.” The report, an open letter to the Calvert Group and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), makes public CCI's response to their designation of Coca-Cola as...

2014-03-27 23:23:43

AMA Insurance’s Med Plus Advantage Program Announces Student Contest (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The “Med Plus Advantage Global Health Challenge” contest has been launched! The winning team of the essay and video contest will have an opportunity to work alongside Timmy Global Health (TGH) in Ecuador, Guatemala or the Dominican Republic to provide high quality health services to underserved populations. In addition, contest winners have the opportunity to serve as volunteer TGH Health...

2014-03-06 12:21:33

Documentary shines light on continued corporate exploitation in Guatemala NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Goldcorp, the world's second largest producer of gold, recently announced "record quarterly and full-year gold production." Not mentioned in the company's filings is the continued exploitation of the people of Guatemala, the subject of the award-winning documentary film "Gold Fever," now available instantly on iTunes, Amazon, Vimeo, DVD and Blu-ray. (Photo:...

2014-02-28 23:01:47

With a simple click of a button, ALO Guate allows users from the USA to send international text messages from the web browser to cellphones around the world, at no cost. ALO Guate also provide the best prices to call land-line phones and cell phones, as well recharging cellphones in Guatemala. Miramar, Florida (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 RingVoz, a leading provider of telecommunications services that offers domestic and international long distance calls that help connect residents and...


Latest Guatemala Reference Libraries

Pacaya
2014-04-09 10:53:58

Pacaya is an active complex volcano that is located in Guatemala and is part of the Central American Volcanic Arc. It reaches and elevation of 8,373 feet and is located on a volcanic caldera, along with Lago de Amatitlán, that has been the cause of at least nine large explosive eruptions in the past 300,000 years. Its edifice collapsed about 1,100 years ago, producing a landslide that traveled sixteen miles and left a crater where the current cone is still forming. The active magma chamber...

Grey-necked Wood Rail, Aramedes cajaneus
2013-04-21 09:30:30

The Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramedes cajaneus) is a species of bird belonging to the Rallidae family. It can be found in Belize, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Columbia, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests, tropical and subtropical mangrove swamps, tropical or subtropical swamps, and swamps. This...

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...

Highland Guan, Penelopina nigra
2012-03-22 21:37:56

The Highland Guan (Penelopina nigra) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in the highlands of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, southern Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its habitat includes subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. Populations of this species have declined in recent times. It was originally listed as a species of Least Concern in 1994, but then up-listed to Near Threatened in 2000. After studies confirmed the Highland Quail was less common than previously...

Atitlán Grebe, Podilymbus gigas
2012-01-11 16:23:56

The Atitlan Grebe (Podilymbus gigas), also known as the Giant Grebe, Giant Pied-billed Grebe, and Poc, is an extinct species of water bird. It was endemic to Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala at an altitude of 5,600 feet above sea level. Before the bird became extinct, it was extensively studied by American ecologist Anne LaBastille for 25 years. Due to this, its decline is comprehensively known. The Atitlan Grebe reached a length of about 18 to 19.6 inches. Its appearance was similar to the...

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