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2008-10-06 18:00:26

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly traded precious metals mining company, announced that at a Shareholders' Meeting held today, the Board of Directors was authorized to proceed with an issuance of unsecured notes, in an amount not to exceed US$350 million, and was empowered to set the final conditions of the issuance. Buenaventura's Board of Directors has made...

2008-09-26 12:00:18

Brazilian airline TAM has announced that it will launch a new daily service from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Lima, Peru, effective October 17, 2008. The airline will operate the new service with Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 executive class and 144 economy class seats. This will be the 17th international destination served by TAM. Paulo Branco, vice president of sales and planning at TAM, said: "The start of service to Lima gives continuity to our strategy of expanding TAM's international...

2008-09-25 09:00:36

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Starting October 17, TAM will begin to offer its new daily flight service to Lima, Peru. The flight will depart from Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo en route to Jorge Chavez International Airport in Peru's capital. This will be the 17th international destination served by TAM. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080221/SPTH002LOGO ) Modern Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 executive class and 144 economy class...

2008-09-22 15:00:39

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2008) - Vena Resources Inc. ("Vena" or the "Company") (TSX:VEM)(OTCBB:VNARF)(LIMA:VEM)(FRANKFURT:V1R) is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Mining and Energy of Peru has granted permission for Vena to commence a drill program in the Ixsuya prospect in the Lagunillas area of Puno, Peru. The objective of the drill program is to test via 12 platforms the extent of a volcanic sedimentary sequence covering an area of 2000 metres by 400 metres....

2008-09-19 09:00:40

Peruvian social welfare workers join strike by doctors LIMA, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Peruvian social welfare workers joined the ranks on Wednesday of the 13,000 striking doctors of the Medical Federation of Peru (FMP). About 25,000 workers of the social welfare organization Essalud rallied to urge the government to raise their bonus since the number of patients needing medical assistance has increased by 5 percent. The Economy and Finance Ministry said that the government could not meet...

2008-09-03 18:00:27

LIMA, Peru, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CompaÃӚ±ÃƒƒÃ“šÃ‚­a de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("the Company" or "Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today the creation of the Vice Presidency of Community...

2008-09-03 15:00:34

Vena Resources Inc. ("Vena" or the "Company") (TSX: VEM)(LIMA: VEM)(FRANKFURT: V1R) is pleased to announce that the phase one drilling program at Macusani has been completed. This diamond drill program has been completed with 7,583 metres drilled at Tantamaco and 6,215 metres drilled at Nueva Corani for a total of 13,798 metres resulting in 6,755 samples assayed. All assay data is now complete and recorded. Additional prospects in Macusani will be drill tested for the first time in the first...

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2008-08-27 06:49:12

A mummy was unearthed Tuesday in Peru's Huaca Pucllana ruins, by archeologists who think the findings may have originated with the ancient Wari culture that flourished before the Incas. The tomb also contained the remains of two other adults and a child-who researchers believe was sacrificed.Researchers say the discovery is the first intact Wari burial site at Huaca Pucllana in the capital Lima."We'd discovered other tombs before," said Isabel Flores, director of the ruins. "But they always...

2008-08-07 06:00:34

By Bob Blake, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 7--LIMA -- Labor leaders, Democrats and local politicians are hoping the two presidential candidates take the issue of alternative energy seriously. A day before the presumptive Republican nominee comes to town, some are questioning the commitment to alternatives like ethanol. The event, promoted by the Ohio Democratic Party, was billed as a discussion of Sen. John McCain's "consistent record of opposition to ethanol, as well as other forms of...

2008-08-06 06:00:24

By Heather Rutz, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 6--LIMA -- Five of the county's 12 townships have comprehensive plans or are working on them and a sixth is waiting in line to do the same. Bath and Richland townships have completed their plans, said Thomas Mazur, executive director for Lima Allen County Regional Planning Commission. Auglaize, Shawnee and American townships are in various stages of completing plans and Jackson Township is next to begin working on its plan, Mazur said Tuesday....


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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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