Latest Peru Stories

2014-05-30 23:02:51

When the green flag waves over the Great Railing 150 at New Jersey Motorsports Park, Orlandini will become the first Peruvian to make a start in the ARCA Racing Series. The 29-year-old from Lima, Peru, who goes by the nickname “Mono” (Spanish for “monkey”), will drive the No. 69 Gary Yeomans Ford Fusion for Kimmel Racing. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Raul Orlandini is set to make history this coming weekend in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. When the green flag waves over the...

2014-05-21 08:22:52

TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Rio Alto Mining Limited ("Rio Alto" or the "Company") (TSX & BVL: RIO, NYSE: RIOM) and Sulliden Gold Corporation Ltd. ("Sulliden") (TSX & BVL: SUE, OTCQX: SDDDF) jointly announce that they have signed a binding letter agreement (the "Agreement") to combine their respective businesses (the "Transaction") and create a new, leading mid-tier gold producer with operations focused in a world-class gold mining district in Peru. The Transaction...

2014-05-20 23:05:30

Research explores digital trends and behaviors in nine key Latin American markets. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 JWT announced today their premier Latin America-focused digital study, “Digilats.” The research initiative explores digital trends and behaviors in nine key LATAM markets: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. The study characterizes modern Latin American Internet users, what motivates them and how brands can better meet...

2014-05-19 23:01:24

Peru cites the firefighting mission as one reason it has purchased two additional Spartan C-27Js from Alenia Aermacchi. Fresno, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The certification of the Guardian firefighting system on the Alenia Aermacchi C-27J Spartan helped Peru’s Minister of Defense, Hon. Pedro Cateriano Bellido, in the decision to purchase two additional aircraft. He explained that the choice of the C-27J comes from the unique characteristics of the aircraft, which will allow it to...

2014-05-14 12:22:13

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Grid Market In North And South America - Key Issues, Regulations, Current Market Outlook and Key Equipment Market Size to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/hybrid_electric_vehicles/smart_grid_market_north_south_america_key_issues_regulations_current_market_outlook_key_equipment_market_size_2020.html Smart Grid Market In North And South America - Key Issues, Regulations, Current...

2014-05-13 23:13:26

Anahata's Shamangelic Healing Retreats expands its reach to include shamanic journeys and spiritual retreats to Machu Picchu and other sacred sites in Peru. The next retreat in March 2015 utilizes the potency of the equinox to access powerful energies to clear and activate one’s highest potential. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The demand for conscious retreats to Peru for shamanic journeys with a focus on personal healing and spiritual growth continues to expand. The upcoming...

2014-05-13 20:22:08

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Lima First Constitutional Court rendered its ruling regarding the action brought by the Company against the Peruvian government on July 13, 2011, challenging the constitutionality of the Supreme Decree N° 032-2011-EM, which rescinded the Company's rights to operate on its Santa Ana mineral concessions. The decision states unequivocally and...

2014-05-13 20:22:04

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT) (BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to report the filing of its unaudited Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the first quarter of 2014. All amounts are presented in US dollars unless otherwise stated. For the complete Financial Statements and/or MD&A please visit the Company's website www.sierrametals.com or SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Daniel...

Nazca Lines in the Peruvian Desert
2014-05-06 09:22:42

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study indicates that in ancient Peru residents formed lines of rock which may have directed people to fairs and trade sites around 300 B.C., reports Dan Vergano of National Geographic News. The Paracas people placed these piles of rock, with some stretching more than 1.9 miles, in the highlands and built ceremonial mounds near their homes along the Andean coast. This predates the famous Nazca lines by centuries. The Paracas...

2014-05-06 08:24:49

VANCOUVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling during early 2014 has demonstrated that the Catas orebody extends another 130 meters to depth. In addition, drilling at the Cachi-Cachi mine has significantly expanded the Angelita orebody. _____________________________________________________________________ |Press Release Highlights:...

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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