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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...

2011-01-19 12:26:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- F. Gavina & Sons, Inc., makers of California's own Don Francisco's Coffee, today announced that they will be the platinum sponsor of "Hecho a Mano (Made by Hand)," a multi-media, cross-cultural exhibition of contemporary art presented by the National Coffee Alliance, Guatemala (ANACAFE) and The Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA). The showcase kicked off January 15 at Gallery 825 and will be open to the public through February 11, 2011 in...

2011-01-10 06:30:00

TORONTO, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC) announced today an operational update on its production activities, and guidance on its capital spending plan for 2011. As of December 31, 2010, the Company's gross production capacity stood at 220,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day ("boepd"), with a net production of 84,000 boepd, a 75% increase in relation to the net exit production of 2009 of 48,000 boepd. Exit production is approximately 8%...

2010-12-01 10:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guatemalan telecom market is expected to reach $2.8 billion by 2015 growing at a CAGR of 4.8 percent. The drivers behind this rapid expansion will be a 16-point advance in mobile penetration, as well as increases in data services and growth in pay-TV household penetration, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com). Guatemala: Solid Growth to Continue for Mobile Voice and 3G Data offers a precise profile of the...

2010-10-29 08:30:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Creighton University School of Medicine researcher has been awarded a $2.7 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate a possible link between the ingestion of tortillas and corn-based food products contaminated with a fungal toxin and increased risk for birth defects. The three-year award is a collaborative effort among investigators at Creighton, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service...


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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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'