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2011-03-17 15:46:00

LIMA, Peru, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies deeply committed to the modernization of the countries in which they operate, founded by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas Pliego (www.ricardosalinas.com), is pleased to announce the press freedom forum "Que perdemos cuando se pierde la libertad de expresion" (What do we lose when press freedom is lost), held in Lima as part of its ongoing Caminos de la...

2011-02-24 19:26:00

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest, publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today results for the fourth quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated: "Net...

2011-02-23 00:00:43

Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) recently announced that it is expanding its environmental consulting and contracting services to include management and recycling of hazardous materials and universal waste products. Lima, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) recently announced that it is expanding its environmental consulting and contracting services to include management and recycling of hazardous materials and universal waste...

2011-02-14 09:32:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Licensing International Expo announced its 2011 show dates, June 14-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The world's premier marketplace for the $182 billion licensing industry, the show is forecasting major show growth in all categories. Advanstar, Licensing International Expo's parent company, confirms the show is experiencing early signs of growth over the 2010 show, from early attendance and exhibitor activity. Early show growth...

2011-02-03 06:04:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Last night in the Peruvian capital, Fraport AG and its majority-owned Lima Airport Partners (LAP) joint venture company celebrated the 10th anniversary of the successful Jorge Chavez International Airport Lima concession, which began in February 2001. The event was attended by Peru's first vice president Luis Giampietri and other high-ranking business and political leaders -- underscoring the airport's significance as a key...

2010-12-07 09:05:00

Additional high grade copper-gold intercepts including 63.40 metres @ 2.52% Cu Eq, and 80.30 metres @ 1.52% Cu Eq High-grade bonanza gold intercepts including 2.65 metres @ 62 g/t Au and 60.20 g/t Ag; and 0.85 metres @ 19.36 g/t Au and 18.20 g/t Ag Share Issued and Outstanding: 82,701,945              TSX: NOMBVL: NOM TORONTO, ON and LIMA, Peru, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ - Norsemont Mining Inc. ("the Company") (TSX: NOM,...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V: FCV.V) is pleased to announce that it has signed an Option and Purchase Agreement to acquire the Santa Rosa Mine, a high-grade Ag-Zn-Pb deposit located 100km north of the Peruvian capital, Lima, and 70km southeast of Focus' Minas Chanca silver project. The 551 hectare property is situated at an altitude of between 4,000m and 4,500m above sea level within the prolific Central Peru Polymetallic Belt, which hosts a...

2010-11-20 00:00:48

Haiti cholera epidemic is spreading quickly and could easily worsen despite efforts to control it. As concerns rise over massive health challenges, Dr. Dalmacy outlines steps every Haitian and every health provider caring for cholera victims should take to stay alive, save lives and prevent further spread of the disease. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 Early in October 2010, a number of Cholera cases were reported in localities of Haiti's Central and Artibonite regional departments....

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2010-11-11 09:35:00

Archaeologists have discovered six mummified dogs that they believe were used in 15th Century religious ceremonies, French news agency AFP reported on Wednesday. The discovery came at a major pre-Columbian site located south of Lima, Peru, and according to the report, along with the dogs, whose breeds have yet to be identified, the Peruvian researchers discovered the mummified remains of four children. According to what Jesus Holguin, an archaeologist with the Pachacamac Site Museum, told...

2010-10-28 17:27:00

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest, publicly-traded precious metals mining company announced today its results for the third quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated: "Net...


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Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis
2013-04-16 19:05:32

The Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis, is a species of bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. It’s found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and is able to swim. This clam has a pair of hinged, thin, asymmetric white valves and a red mantle with a fringe of long and tapering pink and grey banded tentacles at its edge. Also around the margin of the mantle is a row of tiny eyespots that can detect light and shade, and might alert the animal of an approaching...

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians
2013-04-16 18:59:32

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians, is a species of small saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. The flame shell looks a lot like a scallop with a bright orange fringe of filaments emerging from between the valve of its shell. The bivalves fashion a felt-lined nest by making sticky threads which bind stones and pieces of shell debris. This shell is distributed primarily in the west coast of Scotland from the sub littoral, down to 100 meters, although...

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2008-04-30 23:11:20

The Flame Scallop or Rough Fileclam (Lima scabra), is found in the Caribbean Sea. Lima scabra are members of the Phylum Mollusca. Flame scallops are also bivalve mollusks. Although their name would suggest otherwise, flame scallops have no relation to scallops, besides their exterior. Flame scallops have a rough outer shell with a red mantle. Surrounding the mantel are red and white tentacles. The flame scallop's vibrant red color is due to the large amount of carotenoids found within...

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