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2011-08-06 00:00:30

Dr. Mathew Mosher, specializing in plastic surgery in the Vancouver area, recently returned from his volunteer mission to rural Guatemala, where he and 20 volunteers completed 75 procedures on impoverished locals. Langley, BC (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Dr.

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2011-07-25 10:10:00

A genetic study focusing on the Central American river turtle (Dermatemys mawii) recently turned up surprising results for a team of Smithsonian scientists involved in the conservation of this critically endangered species.

2011-07-07 10:17:00

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Disabled children in Guatemala supported by Children International can now look forward to living more independently after receiving free wheelchairs from Free Wheelchair Mission through Children International. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/childreninternational/46398/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/MM29414) Free Wheelchair Mission...

2011-07-01 13:13:00

OLATHE, Kan., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guatemala Peace Secretary has selected Jorge Coromac of Heart to Heart International, a health-focused humanitarian aid organization, to serve as an Ambassador of Peace for Guatemala in 2011 and 2012.

2011-05-27 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Radius Gold Inc.

2011-05-20 02:34:00

LONDON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity investor, has reached an agreement with GAS NATURAL FENOSA, a leading multinational in the gas and electricity sector, to acquire a group of companies dedicated to the transportation and supply of electricity to 1.4m customers in Guatemala in a transaction worth US$345m plus assumed debt. The core of the business lies in its two electricity distribution and supply companies, DEOCSA and DEORSA; together...

2011-05-16 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 16 /PRNewswire/ - Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to report results from the first trench on the new Pino zone at the 100% owned HB project located in eastern Guatemala.  Radius holds over 1,500 sq. km.

2011-05-09 07:02:00

NEWARK, N.J., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, is now providing the government of Guatemala with trade intelligence tools to enhance efforts to expand foreign investment.

2011-05-05 10:56:00

VANCOUVER, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to provide a comprehensive update on its recent exploration activities in the highly prospective low-sulphidation epithermal gold-silver district in eastern Guatemala. Radius holds over 1,500 sq. km.


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Atitlan Grebe, Podilymbus gigas
2014-09-22 15:56:59

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...

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...

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