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2014-07-28 12:25:21

Attention to quality, security and price will be essential to effectively penetrate the market BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The conception of new collaborative and multitask jobs, which require secure, rapid feedback is driving the adoption of unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions across Latin America. Some companies in the region are offering UC&C solutions purely to support their employees, who they consider valuable resources. Other...

2014-07-28 12:22:06

SAO PAULO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary traffic figures for June 2014. Comparisons refer to June 2013, 2Q13 and 6M13. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), held in Brazil, GOL operated 28,000 commercial flights, transported 3.4 million passengers and achieved its highest ever load factor,...

2014-07-25 16:21:33

El Salvador's electricity distribution companies select SolarReserve's 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) project for the country's first utility-scale solar power SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced thermal energy storage technology, today announced that it signed a supply contract for its 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) solar power project in El Salvador...

2014-07-24 23:08:50

Partnership Positions Both Companies as Leading VoC Solution Provider in Latin America Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Leger Metrics, a leading provider of Customer Experience Management and Voice of the Customer solutions, is pleased to announce today that it has signed a partnership with Brain Research a leading marketing research company headquartered in Mexico City. As part of the agreement, both companies will partner to develop the Mexican market allowing the country’s...

2014-07-24 08:40:15

Non-GAAP EPS $.27 vs $.47 RICHMOND, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO), a global leader in security-related services, today reported second-quarter earnings. Second-Quarter Highlights GAAP: -- Revenue down 7% (11% organic growth) -- Segment profit down 52% (16% organic decrease) due to lower profit in Venezuela and Mexico, margin 2.9% vs. 5.6% -- Latin America loss $2 million vs. $24 million profit due primarily to impact of...

2014-07-24 08:29:49

With 33 Percent Growth over the Past Five Years, Colombia's IT Sector Remains Third Largest in Latin America MIAMI, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proexport Colombia today announced the launch of "Colombia Bring IT On," a major campaign initiative aimed at promoting the growth of the country's technology sector in the international market and raising awareness around Colombia's competitive advantages in the industry. This announcement takes place at a two-day business matching forum...

2014-07-23 23:02:42

Datalogic invests 2 million dollars in a Brazilian 2,200 square meter plant. San Paulo, Brazil (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets and producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking systems, inaugurates its new manufacturing operation in Brazil, the first in Latin America. Located in the city of Jundiai, in the state of São Paulo, the plant has been configured for the...

2014-07-23 20:21:20

Adjusted EPS of $0.60 reflects ongoing challenges PITTSBURGH, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Inc. (NYSE: MSA) today reported results for the second quarter of 2014. Quarterly Highlights -- Revenue was $282 million, down 1 percent from the second quarter of 2013. Income from continuing operations was $22 million or $0.59 per basic share. -- Products developed within the last five years drove 32 percent of...

2014-07-23 16:30:47

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "General Purpose Electronic Test and Measurement Instruments - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for General Purpose Electronic Test and Measurement Instruments in US$ Thousands and Units by the following Product Segments: Multimeters, Logic Analyzers, Signal Generators (Radio...

2014-07-23 12:34:32

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Industrial Robotics - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Robotics in Units by the following End-Use Segments: Assembly, Material Application, Material Handling (Packaging/Picking, Plastic Molding, & Molding), Cutting/Polishing, Welding, and Others. The report...

Latest Latin America Reference Libraries

2005-06-15 16:23:45

The plumed basilisk is a species of lizard native to Latin America. Its natural range covers a swath from Mexico to Ecuador. Plumed basilisks eat insects, small mammals like rodents, and even some smaller species of lizards. The females of this species will lay 5 to 15 eggs at a time. They lay these eggs in warm, damp sand or soil. They take about ten weeks to hatch.

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'