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2009-10-14 16:49:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Walmart Foundation announced today a donation of $350,000 in disaster relief for people impacted by recent droughts in Guatemala, flooding in southern India and natural disasters in Southeast Asia.

2009-10-13 13:25:00

LOD, Israel, October 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FutureIT Inc. (FITI.OB), a leading provider of software solutions for the automated and effective management of Microsoft SQL servers, today announced its expanded market penetration in Central America, beginning in Guatemala with a planned regional expansion throughout Central America including Costa Rica, El Salvador and Honduras.

2009-10-06 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ralph Rushton, VP Corporate Development of Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU), is pleased to provide an update on the Company's Tambor gold project in Guatemala.

2009-09-29 16:56:26

Police in Massachusetts said a man who turned himself in on identity-theft charges told officers he wants to be deported home to Guatemala. Investigators said Carlos Boc, 29, approached the front window of the Framingham police station just after 8:30 p.m.

2009-09-18 19:00:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- World Energy Research, a New Zealand-based energy research and investment company, is moving into energy exploration in Guatemala.

2009-09-18 12:46:00

GUATEMALA CITY, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cancer patients in Guatemala and across Central America now have access to advanced radiotherapy treatments, including intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with RapidArc(R) technology.

2009-09-08 07:19:00

Pittsburgh-based orthopaedic team provides life-changing hip and knee replacements to the disabled PITTSBURGH, Sept.

2009-07-28 10:19:20

A new analysis of jade found along the Motagua fault that bisects Guatemala is underscoring the fact that this region has a more complex geologic history than previously thought.

2009-06-10 14:31:00

GUATEMALA CITY, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, founded by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B.


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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.