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2010-10-03 07:00:00

The US government has apologized for deliberately infecting hundreds of people in Guatemala with gonorrhea and syphilis as part of medical tests over 60 years ago.

2010-09-02 10:15:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Radius Gold Inc.

2010-07-07 02:59:00

HERZLIAH, Israel, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Now its Official, 5 Million of Tigo's Subscribers Will be Able to Access MagoMovil and Play our new Fantasy World Cup 2010 Online Mobile Game Volas Entertainment Ltd, a leading mobile content service provider and Investro Group, a leading High-Tech solution provider Group in Latin America today announce the official launch of MagoMovil, a mobile content portal, on Tigo, Guatemala's leading mobile operator with over 5 million...

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2010-06-28 11:03:37

NASA's infrared satellite imagery captured high, cold, strong thunderstorms within Tropical Storm Alex over the past weekend and they are still creating heavy rainfall.

2010-06-23 13:08:54

Independent research by local groups in emerging democracies helped uncover corruption or abysmal government performance in 13 countries in last few years, forcing public officials to improve education and healthcare services.

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2010-06-23 07:33:59

Work to augment efforts to clean and protect lake and drinking water from harmful algae blooms.

2010-06-21 12:20:00

RENO, Nev., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today updated the status of its Amatitlan Project.

2010-06-07 08:10:00

Chevron contribution will help thousands in Guatemala WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Urgently needed food, water and other basic necessities are on their way to survivors of the devastating Tropical Storm Agatha in Guatemala, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) announced.

2010-06-07 03:57:00

RENO, Nev., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc.

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2010-06-02 07:04:54

Tropical Storm Agatha was the first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, and took an inland route, drenching El Salvador and Guatemala this past weekend.


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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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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