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2014-09-14 23:02:29

LlamaGuatemala.com offers special rates to call Guatemala on Independence Day. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 For Guatemalans living outside their mother country, Independence Day celebration starts with a special offer: up to 30% off to call Guatemala and wish everyone back home “Happy Independence Day!” Why did LlamaGuatemala.com launch such an appealing offer? The reason is simple: because on such special occasions, families and friends must come together, no matter...

2014-08-28 12:23:17

LAWSUIT ALLEGES DECEPTIVE MARKETING PRACTICES, POOR ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP, HARM TO RESIDENTS NEAR LARGE GUATEMALA BANANA PLANTATION SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Consumer Protection Act lawsuit has been filed against Chiquita Brands International (CQB), alleging unfair and deceptive marketing practices. The lawsuit, filed by Seattle based Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) (Federal District Court Case number: 2:14-CV-00010-RAJ) claims that Chiquita "advertises that...

2014-08-19 08:23:38

SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The connection between a Seattle environmental non-profit and the world's largest banana producer, Dole Corporation, is improving health in seven rural Guatemalan villages. Water and Sanitation Health (known as WASH), Seattle, was founded on the belief that people everywhere have a right to clean water. WASH has a long history with improving the health of villagers living close to large banana plantations in Central America. As serious health...

2014-08-19 08:22:53

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today the results of an independent resource evaluation for 36 of the Company's 60 exploration blocks in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Guatemala and Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). The 2014 resource evaluation was prepared by Petrotech Engineering Ltd. ("Petrotech") with an effective date of March 31, 2014 (the "2014 Resource Report"). The 2014 Resource Report...

2014-08-14 23:00:33

Five organizations have partnered for a five-year effort to bring high-quality eye care and vision-saving eye surgery to one of Guatemala’s neediest communities in the Baja Verapaz region—The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation (ASCRS Foundation), the University of Utah’s Moran Eye Center, The Hope Alliance, Alcon and Lions Club International. The effort will kick off with an initial, nine-day mission, which includes ophthalmologist and U.S. Senator Rand...

2014-08-08 08:26:35

First ADASUVE Launch in Latin America MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today announced that ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (loxapine) is now available in Guatemala. This approval represents the first ADASUVE approval in Latin America for Ferrer and Alexza. Ferrer is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the EU, Latin America and Commonwealth of Independent States countries. Ferrer introduced ADASUVE during a...

2014-08-04 12:26:58

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Central America Food and Drink Report Q3 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/food_retailing/central_america_food_drink_report_q3_2011.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates The region's economic trajectory remains divergent. Despite our expectations for slower real GDP growth in Panama in the next several years, it will remain the regional outperformer. On the other...

2014-07-31 23:01:50

ALO Guate is proud to announce lower rates for all calls to Guatemala land lines and cellphones. It also offers Top Up to Guatemala. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ALO Guate, a leading provider of telecommunications services that offers domestic and international long distance calls to Guatemala that help connect residents and corporate clients around the world, is proud to announce lower rates for all calls to Guatemala, for landlines and for cellphones. Customers all over the world...

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,...


Latest Guatemala Reference Libraries

Atitlan Grebe, Podilymbus gigas
2014-09-08 08:58:15

The Atitlan Grebe (Podilymbus gigas), known also as Giant Grebe, Poc, or Giant Pied-Billed Grebe, is an extinct water bird, a relative of the Pied-Billed Grebe. It was native to the Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level. Thanks to the work or the American ecologist Anne LaBastille, its decline is comprehensively known. LaBastille observed this species for over 25 years. She has also written a book regarding this bird called Mama Poc. This Grebe reached...

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...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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