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2014-01-23 08:32:29

BOGOTA D.C., Colombia, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizacion Corona and Victoria Capital Partners announced they have entered into a strategic alliance under which Victoria Capital Partners will acquire a significant stake of the industrial business units of Organizacion Corona. These business units include Colceramica, Sumicol, Corlanc, Nexentia, Loceria Colombiana, Gamma and Almacenes Corona in Colombia; Mansfield, Corona Hotelware Corporation and Gamma Insulators in the USA;...

Distinctive Genetic Ancestries Found In Uros People Of Peru And Bolivia
2013-09-13 11:13:31

National Geographic Society Genographic project research shows ancestry may date to Altiplano's initial settlement RESEARCH CONCLUSIONS: New genetic research led by the Genographic Project consortium shows a distinctive ancestry for the Uros populations of Peru and Bolivia that predates the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores and may date back to the earliest settlement of the Altiplano, or high plain, of the central Andes some 3,700 years ago. Despite the fact that the Uros today...

Colombian Orinoco Basin Natural Ecosystems Are In Danger
2013-03-13 11:16:49

Pensoft Publishers Increasing of protected area does not necessarily lead to proportional improvement in ecosystem conservation The Orinoco River flows from the Andes in Colombia to the Atlantic in Venezuela. The area of the basin includes landscapes of the Andes, plains of the Llanos and the Guiana shield. Orinoco's tributary rivers form a basin considered to be the 3rd most important river system on the planet, and one of the most biologically diverse areas of the world. Colombia...