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2010-08-02 15:05:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products, today announces two milestones in its global quality leaf sourcing strategy. Proprietary High quality African and South American stevia leaf now being processed The Company has started successfully processing leaf sourced from both Kenya and Paraguay in its stevia extract facilities in China. PureCircle's Proprietary High quality leaf planted in Africa...

2010-02-19 16:28:00

MIAMI, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jeffrey H. Sloman, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Anthony V. Mangione, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Investigations, John V. Gillies, Special Agent in Charge, FBI, Miami Field Office, Harold Woodward, Director of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Michael Johnson, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Commerce (DOC), Adam J. Szubin, Director,...

2009-12-14 14:10:00

MONTREAL, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Rio Tinto Alcan and the Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) have signed a Letter of Intention to confirm that they will begin negotiations regarding a power purchase agreement for a potential aluminium smelter in Paraguay. "We are very pleased to be taking this first step towards a project that would further both our goal of investing in top-tier projects and Paraguay's desire for sustainable economic development," said Sandeep Biswas, Senior vice...

2009-10-12 06:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the significant commercial and social development opportunities that stevia cultivation and extraction offer regional development, Paraguay Vende, the economic growth program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in conjunction with the government of Paraguay, have signed a cooperation and mutual investment agreement with global stevia firm, PureCircle, to promote the cultivation of stevia in the south...

2009-05-08 08:21:00

BUENOS AIRES, Brazil, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telecom Argentina (NYSE: TEO; BASE: TECO2), one of Argentina's leading telecommunications groups, announced today a Net Income of P$329 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 or +21% when compared to same period of the previous year. Consolidated Net Revenues amounted to P$2,829 million (+14% vs. 1Q08): Mobile business in Argentina 16% vs. 1Q08; Internet +49% vs. 1Q08. Mobile subscribers: 15,0 million (+19% vs. 1Q08);...

2009-03-06 19:05:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telecom Argentina (BASE: TECO2; NYSE: TEO), one of Argentina's leading telecommunications groups, announced today a Net Income of P$961 million for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008 or +9% when compared to same period of the previous year. If Publicom sales effects were not contemplated, Net Income would have grown by 23% vs. FY07. Highlights -- Telecom Argentina Group continued with the expansion of its business...

2009-02-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Everlast Worldwide, Inc. announced today the expansion of its current licensing agreements with three premier global partners -- Wilson Imports LTD., Leading Brands, and Commercial Sportex LTDA. The extension of the three agreements simultaneously deepens Everlast's penetration in the United Kingdom (Wilson Imports), Paraguay (Leading Brands), and Chile (Sportex). "From Europe to South America, our licensing partners are seeing and believing the strength of...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

All Soccer Network Follows CONMEBOL Youth Teams to Venezuela as they Compete to Represent South America in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup MIAMI, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- GolTV, the only live bilingual channel delivering 24/7 soccer, will telecast the 2009 CONMEBOL U-20 South American Youth Championship live from Venezuela from Jan. 19 - Feb. 8. Only GolTV viewers will score live coverage of the competition that determines which teams will represent South America in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World...

2009-01-05 12:29:30

A half-dozen monkeys apparently died of yellow fever in Argentina, but health officials say a major outbreak of the disease among humans is unlikely. However, the discovery of the dead simians by local sanitation authorities in Corrientes province, near Argentina's northeastern borders with Brazil and Paraguay, follows the confirmed yellow fever deaths of two jungle workers in neighboring Misiones province, Mercopress reported Monday. Corrientes province sanitation officials said there is no...

2008-12-18 13:01:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading developer and producer of high-purity Rebaudioside A (Reb A)* today announces that the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a no objection letter with respect to Reb A. This indicates the FDA has no objection to the conclusion that Reb A at a minimum specification of 95% is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) among qualified experts for use in beverages, foods and tabletop...


Latest Paraguay Reference Libraries

Ash-throated Crake, Porzana albicollis
2012-04-02 15:22:04

The Ash-throated Crake, (Porzana albicollis), is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and swamps. The Ash-throated Crake is a small bird with a short bill. It has black and olive brown streaks on the back. The tail is black and the underparts are slate gray. The...

Black-headed Duck
2012-03-22 22:46:19

The Black-headed Duck, (Heteronetta atricapilla), is a species of stiff-tailed duck from the subfamily Oxyurinae and the family Anatidae. It is the only member of its genus Heteronetta. Its habitat is swamps, lakes and marshes in Northern Chile, Paraguay, and Northern Argentina. This species is not considered threatened by the IUCN. The Black-headed Duck is the most primitive member of its subfamily, and lacks the stiff tail and swollen bill seen in its relatives. Though resembling a...

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2009-04-07 14:57:16

The Red-breasted Toucan (Ramphastos dicolorus), also known as the Green-billed Toucan, is a species of bird found in southern and eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and far northeastern Argentina. It is a fairly common species and is considered to be of Least Concern by the IUCN. This bird is one of the smallest species of Ramphastos toucans, weighing only 12.33 ounces. It also has one of the shortest beaks of the Ramphastos toucans (4 inches). The Red-breasted Toucan gets its name from the...

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2008-07-25 15:17:10

The Waxy Monkey Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii), is a hylid frog belonging to the subfamily of South and Central American leaf frogs, Phyllomedusinae. It inhabits the dry prairie (Chaco) of Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. This subfamily contains about 50 species of frogs. These frogs are about 2 to 3 inches in length. Females are about 25% larger than males. They do not hop, but they walk. Also they are very calm, careful creatures. During the day, they bask in the sun, and...

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2008-05-02 14:08:29

The Ruby-crowned Tanager (Tachyphonus coronatus), is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist mountain terrain, and heavily degraded former forest. Photo Copyright and Credit

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