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2011-03-29 13:46:05

The research, an ongoing project involving a multidisciplinary team of University of Cincinnati researchers, will be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. University of Cincinnati research is investigating why a highly sophisticated civilization decided to build large, bustling cities next to what is essentially swampland. The research by UC Geography Professor Nicholas Dunning, a three-year, interdisciplinary project including David Lentz, professor of...

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2011-03-28 09:45:31

By M.B. Reilly, University of Cincinnati UC researchers are strongly represented among the hundreds of presentations at the upcoming Society for American Archaeology meeting. In fact, one entire symposium session is dedicated to groundbreaking UC research on the agroforestry and water management of the ancient Maya. Thousands of international researchers will attend the March 29-April 3 Society for American Archaeology (SAA) annual meeting in Sacramento, Calif., presenting research at more...

2011-03-22 16:27:00

MEXICO CITY, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Elektra, S.A. de C.V. (BMV: ELEKTRA*; Latibex: XEKT), Latin America's leading financial services company and specialty retailer, announced today that its Italika brand has sold one million motorcycles in its six years of operations, consolidating its position as the top selling brand of motorcycles in Mexico and a strong option in Guatemala, Honduras, Peru and Brazil. The millionth motorcycle was delivered on Friday, March 18 at an...

2011-03-04 00:00:28

Age management leader Cenegenics® Medical Institute announced several of its physicians are involved with ongoing health campaigns to bring their expertise to the needy Las Vegas, NV (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Cenegenics® Medical Institute, the global age management medicine leader, announced that several of its physicians are involved in widespread humanitarian efforts. From Haiti and Guatemala to China and stateside, five Cenegenics physicians"” Dr. Dirk Parvus, Dr. Karina...

2011-02-27 00:01:41

The Integral Heart Foundation, founded by Irish-born author and former Wall Street businessman, Mick Quinn, along with his wife Debora Prieto are bringing sustainable lighting to aid their education programs in Guatemala. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 The Integral Heart Foundation, founded by Irish-born author and former Wall Street businessman, Mick Quinn, along with his wife Debora Prieto are bringing sustainable lighting to aid their education programs in Guatemala....

2011-02-09 16:11:00

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2011-02-03 12:51:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to report that diamond drilling is continuing on the HB property in Guatemala with hole 10 presently underway. To date all holes have targeted the Pyramid Hill Zone, a >3km long north - south trending structural corridor that hosts broad zones of gold/silver bearing quartz veins, vein breccias and quartz vein stock work zones.  Previous work along this corridor, which included trenching and shallow...

2011-02-03 09:38:00

TORONTO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC) announced today an operational update on its exploration portfolio in Colombia, Peru and Guatemala. Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented: "Within the context of our exploration growth strategy, the ongoing and continuous success at CPE-6 and Quifa underlie our belief in the potential of the Llanos Basin in Colombia. These exploration projects, in addition to the...

2011-02-03 06:00:00

TORONTO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC) announced today an operational update on its exploration portfolio in Colombia, Peru and Guatemala. Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented: "Within the context of our exploration growth strategy, the ongoing and continuous success at CPE-6 and Quifa underlie our belief in the potential of the Llanos Basin in Colombia.  These exploration projects, in addition to the...

2011-01-20 00:00:49

Guatemala's Ministry of Health (MOH) is the first Central American country to receive the prestigious International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001: 2008 Certification for its central administrative and financial procedures. The USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) provided technical assistance to the MOH during the certification process, which took two years to complete. The HCI Project is funded by the US Agency for International Development and managed by Bethesda-based...


Latest Guatemala Reference Libraries

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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