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2014-08-04 20:22:20

Tour to Begin in Peru with Academic Partner Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), one of the leading nonprofit national graduate schools in the U.S. devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, today announced the launch of an international speaking tour featuring its president, Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy.D. This year, Dr. Nealon-Woods will...

2014-07-31 08:25:48

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT) (BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") announces the filing of Sociedad Minera Corona S.A.'s ("Corona") unaudited Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the second quarter of 2014. The Company holds an 81.8% interest in Corona. All amounts are presented in thousands of US dollars unless otherwise stated and have not been adjusted for the 18.2% non-controlling interest. Audra...

2014-07-29 12:41:37

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Digital Camera Market in Latin America 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2234314/Digital-Camera-Market-in-Latin-America-2014-2018.htmlAbout Digital Cameras A digital camera or digicam is an optical device used to encode images and videos into a digital format. Unlike traditional film cameras that record an image on film (analog), digital cameras record images as digital data....

2014-07-25 12:22:18

LIMA, Peru, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 today that it will host its Second Quarter 2014 earnings conference call & audio webcast on Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 10:00 a.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial: 1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants)1-334-323-7224 (outside of the U.S.)...

2014-07-24 20:21:06

VANCOUVER, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Audra Walsh as Chief Executive Officer and President, effective July 28, 2014. Ms. Walsh is a highly regarded mining executive with extensive experience in strategic planning, mine optimization, and management of large engineering and operating teams, including operating experience in Peru. Ms. Walsh was the Chief Executive...

2014-07-21 12:27:02

LIMA, Peru, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grana y Montero S.A.A. ("Grana y Montero" or "the Company") (NYSE: GRAM) (BVL: GRAMONC1), the engineering and construction Peruvian company listed in the New York Stock Exchange, announced it will host its Second Quarter 2014 earnings conference call on July 25, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 12:00 p.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial: 1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants) 1-334-323-7224 (International Participants) Conference ID:...

2014-07-20 23:02:45

Chazel Capital. Inc (http://www.chazelcapital.com) announced today that they have increased investment into OFIR Rey Salomon development with positive results, having completed substantial prep work on several productive areas and purchased new equipment to facilitate mechanized operation. Lima, Peru (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Chazel Capital today revealed an aggressive expansion plan for their existing operation in Peru in response to and in preparation for the massive growth occurring in the...

2014-07-15 08:22:29

VANCOUVER, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling at the Cachi Cachi Mine, located immediately north of the Central Mine Area of its Yauricocha property, has encountered wide zones of high grade zinc mineralization. In addition, the Company has expanded its planned 2014 drilling for resource expansion at Yauricocha by 2.5 times. Press Release Highlights: -- Drill hole ESC-12-14-18 cut...

2014-07-01 08:36:06

BERLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentors International [http://www.mentorsinternational.org ], a non-profit organisation that uses microenterprise, mentoring, and business training to alleviate poverty worldwide, is implementing Mambu [http://www.mambu.com ]'s cloud banking platform across its entire network, spanning five countries worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Currently active in the Philippines, Guatemala,...

2014-06-25 20:20:50

Operations in Second Half of 2014 to Focus on Exploration in the Putumayo Basin of Colombia and Further Development of the Bretaña Field in Peru CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT: GTE, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil exploration and production in South America, today announces it has closed the sale of its Argentina business and provides a corporate update. "With the successful sale of the Argentina business,...


Latest Peru Reference Libraries

Red-backed Poison Frog, Ranitomeya reticulata
2013-07-30 10:57:12

The Red backed Poison Frog (Ranitomeya reticulata) is a species of frog belonging to the family Dendrobatidae. It's an arboreal insectivorous species, and is the second most poisonous species in the genus, after R. variabilis. Like many species of small poisonous frogs native to South America, it's grouped with the poison dart frogs, and is a moderately toxic species, containing poison that is capable of causing serious injury to humans, and death in animals such as chickens. This frog is...

Long-Snouted Bat, Platalina genovensium
2013-06-25 13:02:53

The long-snouted bat (Platalina genovensium) is a species of leaf-nosed bat that is native to Peru. It is known to roost in caves, bridges, and man made structures. This species is known to feed on nectar and pollen, but will consume cactus flowers when in bloom. There is not much known about the habits of this species, but it is thought to be pregnant during the month of September. The long-snouted bat is threatened by habitat loss, which affects its habitat and its food sources, although...

Spectacled Bear, Tremarctos ornatus
2013-05-17 11:07:19

The spectacled bear or the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is native to South America. This bear is locally known as jukumari, ukuko, or ucumari and is the only remaining species of short-faced bear existing today, making it the sole member of the sub-family Tremarctinae. The range of the spectacled bear includes western Venezuela, eastern Panama, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, northwestern Argentina, and western Bolivia. It is only found in the Andes Mountains, but it is thought to be an...

Marine Otter, Lontra feline
2012-12-28 15:09:41

The marine otter (Lontra feline) is a member of the weasel family, and can be found in South America. It prefers a habitat in rocky coastal areas, with a range that includes the entire coastline of Chile and extends to southern Peru and Argentina. It has been found on the Falkland Islands, but individuals here do not represent a constant population. Unlike other species of otter, the marine otter chooses to live near waters with high winds and swells. It may use caves and crevices as dens,...

Short-eared Dog, Atelocynus microtis
2012-10-30 11:30:12

The short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) is a species of canid that is native to the Amazonian basin. This species is the only one in its genus and is also known as the short-eared zorro and the short-eared fox. Its range includes Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, and Colombia. It prefers a habitat in many areas of the rainforests in its range, mainly where there is little human disturbance. These areas include lowland forests, swamp forests, and terra firme forests. This species has many...

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