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2010-01-06 07:30:00

TRADING SYMBOL: TSXV: FVI Lima Exchange: FVI VANCOUVER, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX.V: FVI / Lima Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a commitment letter to enter into a US $20 million senior secured revolving credit facility with The Bank of Nova Scotia. The facility will have a 2.5 year maturity. The proceeds of the facility may be used for general corporate purposes, including the development of the San Jose...

2009-11-10 07:30:00

TRADING SYMBOL: TSXV: FVI Lima Exchange: FVI VANCOUVER, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX.V: FVI/Lima Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results will be held on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time). Hosting the call will be Jorge Ganoza, President, CEO and Director and Luis Dario Ganoza, Chief Financial Officer. Shareholders, analysts, media and...

2009-10-30 06:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- There is no more uplifting tale than that of fulfilling the American Dream. "The Immigrant" (published by Trafford), by Max Lombardi, tells the story of young Marco Donnatti. Told in 120 vignettes, "The Immigrant" follows this young Peruvian man as he grows up in Mollendo and Lima and attends University Peru. Eventually Marco attends a graduate program in the United States and finds success, love and the American Dream. As "The Immigrant" opens, readers...

2009-10-29 17:20:00

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 29 /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 2009. 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...

2009-10-19 15:59:00

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania 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 that the National Mining Federation has organized a 48-hour strike affecting the Orcopampa and Uchucchacua mining units. The Orcopampa mine has stopped mining activities. However, metallurgical operations, such as the treatment of previously...

2009-10-19 07:30:00

TRADING SYMBOL: TSXV: FVI Lima Exchange: FVI VANCOUVER, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX.V: FVI/Lima Exchange: FVI) - is pleased to announce production figures from the Caylloma silver-zinc-lead mine in Peru for the third quarter 2009. Year to date, Caylloma has produced 1.29-million ounces of silver and is on track to meet the forecast of 1.6-million ounces for the year. Third Quarter Highlights - Silver production of 438,186 ounces;...

2009-10-13 15:05:00

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 13 /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 the granting of authority to the Company's Board of Director's to decide the convenience to purchase from Compania Minera Condesa S.A., and via the equity market, 21,160,260 shares issued by the company that owns Condesa, as well as delegating to Buenaventura's Board of...

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2009-09-02 10:30:00

Back in 2002, NASA created a film using satellite data that took viewers on a tour of Earth's frozen regions. This year, NASA visualizers are taking viewers on a return trip to see how things have changed over the years. "The Tour of the Cryosphere 2009" combines satellite imagery and state-of-the-art computer animation software to create a fact-filled and visually stunning tour that shows viewers the icy reaches of Antarctica, the glacier-pocked regions along the Andes Mountains, the winter...

2009-07-30 20:15:00

LIMA, Peru, July 30 /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 second quarter 2009. 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:...

2009-07-15 12:09:00

MIAMI, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines, Latin America s premier air carrier, and its affiliates announced today exciting low fares for flights from major U.S. cities to South America. Passengers must book their travel on LAN.com, the call center 1 866 I FLY LAN or through their preferred travel agent before August 16, 2009; offer is valid for travel through December 30, 2009. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/lanairlines/39070/ (Photo:...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • 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.'
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