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2014-03-11 08:29:07

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented today at the World Congress Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, finds that a unique generic medication sampling program, the MedVantx MedStart(TM) Connect program, implemented in the primary care physicians' office, led to significantly increased patient initiation of new prescriptions (primary adherence) as well as continued use...

2014-03-11 00:22:09

VANCOUVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") informs that, on Friday March 7(th), its Yauricocha Mine in Peru gradually shut down its mining and processing operations due to certain difficulties involving a group of workers employed by some of Sierra's mining contractors that provide services to the Company. On Sunday March 9(th), the parties reached an agreement regarding the workers' requests and the Yauricocha...

2014-03-10 12:20:11

New Locations to Offer Grand Opening Promotions ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings has announced the March opening of new international airport and neighborhood franchise locations for its Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental brands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120412/CG86494LOGO Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental will serve customers at Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport and in Belize City, Belize. Alamo Rent A Car will also open a...

2014-03-07 12:23:08

DALLAS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new report "Latin American Bioinformatics Market by Sector (Agriculture, Molecular Medicine, Research & Animal), Segment (Sequencing Platforms, Knowledge Management Tools & Data Analysis Services) & Application (Genomics, Proteomics & Drug Design) - Forecasts to 2017", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Peru, and Rest of Latin...

2014-02-27 12:23:57

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 27, 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 Fourth Quarter 2013 earnings conference call & audio webcast TOMORROW, February 28, 2014 @ 10:00 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.)...

2014-02-24 12:24:42

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Packaged Water Report 2013Product SynopsisPublished by Canadean, the Global Packaged Water Report 2013 provides a detailed analysis of the packaged water market, with global, regional and individual country data including forecasts to 2016.Introduction and LandscapeWhy was the report written?The Global Packaged Water Report 2013 is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in...

2014-02-20 20:22:45

VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") reports consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. "2013 was a positive year for our Company, notwithstanding the lower silver price environment." said John Smith, President and CEO. "We delivered strong results at our Pirquitas mine through our restructuring program, achieving significantly lower cash costs for the...

2014-02-19 20:20:49

Gold Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves Increase to 2.5 Million Ounces (All amounts in US dollars unless otherwise stated and all production figures are approximate) VANCOUVER, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS: NASDAQ; PAA: TSX) ("Pan American" or the "Company") more than replaced the proven and probable silver and gold mineral reserves mined during 2013 as a result of another very successful mine-site exploration campaign. Commenting on last...

2014-02-18 23:28:17

A group of Peruvian and international futurists will hold the International Future Day next March 1st in Lima, following the original initiative of Humanity+, with the support of The Millennium Project, and the sponsorship of prestigious Peruvian institutions. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 With the aim to promote foresight activities in Peru and encourage local future studies to prepare the South American country to face the challenges of the next decades, a group of Peruvian futurists led by...

2014-02-15 00:20:22

VANCOUVER, Feb. 14, 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 fourth quarter of 2013. 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....


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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