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2013-10-15 08:24:50

VANCOUVER, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM | TSX: FVI | BVL: FVI | Frankfurt: F4S.F ) today announces production figures from its two underground operating mines in Latin America, the San Jose mine in Mexico and the Caylloma mine in Peru. In the third quarter of 2013, the company delivered 1,104,914 ounces of silver, 4,515 ounces of gold and base metal by-products. Fortuna reaffirms its production guidance of 4.5 million ounces of silver and 23,600...

2013-10-11 16:22:23

Host City chosen by delegates at Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) General Assembly in Toronto TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) congratulates Lima for winning the honour of hosting the 2019 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games -- marking the first Peru has hosted the Games. Previously, Peru hosted the South American Games in 1990. "We want to congratulate the Lima team and all Peruvians on their...

2013-10-08 12:21:36

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Market news updates for today's active exploration / services / mining companies: CD International Enterprises, Inc. (OTCQB: CDII), Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSE: ANV), Alcoa (NYSE: AA), Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) and Armco Metals Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMCO). CD International Enterprises, Inc. (OTCQB: CDII) Headline: Minera MAPSA Completes Transfer of 178,000 Acres of Mining Concessions in Peru to CD...

2013-10-08 08:22:47

Initial geological studies indicate potential for large deposits of iron ore DEERFIELD BEACH, Florida, October 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CD International Enterprises, Inc. ("CD International") (OTCQB: CDII [http://finance.yahoo.com/q;_ylt=Aj1OpTWg1Dr6oB76jfssIUmtcq9_;_ylu=X3oDMTB1NGdxanFwBHBvcwMxBHNlYwNuZXdzYXJzdGFydARzbGsDY2RpaQ--?s=cdii ] ), a U.S. based company that produces, sources, and distributes industrial commodities in China and the Americas and provides business and...

2013-10-03 12:28:10

Universidad de San Martin de Porres to Bring More Than a Dozen Degree Programs Online in the Coming Months DALLAS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the largest representatives of online learning in the United States and around the world, today announced that it has been chosen by Peru's Universidad de San Martin de Porres (USMP) to bring more than a dozen of its degree programs online. "Like other areas in Latin America, Peru has seen an...

2013-09-30 08:23:47

Nonprofit conservation organization has saved 7 million acres of rainforest since 1988 - Kicks off campaign to save 5.9 million acres of jaguar habitat in Amazon rainforest WARRENTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Land Trust-US, a nonprofit conservation organization founded in 1988, has a new name: Rainforest Trust. The adoption of the new brand, effective today, marks the start of the organization's 25th anniversary year and the kick-off of a fundraising...

2013-09-29 23:04:37

Tour Focuses on How Disasters and Climate Change Affected Ancient People Cortez, CO (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 With drought, floods, and earthquakes frequently making the evening news, scientists are investigating how ancient civilizations responded to catastrophes as a way to learn about how disasters and climate change may affect our world. Next year, travelers can join two scholars in this field on Crow Canyon’s Pre-Inca Cultures of Peru: Ancient Cultures and Catastrophes in the...

2013-09-20 08:27:26

Company Looking Towards Indiegogo to Reach Milestone of Factory-Direct Premium Garments Made from the World's Finest Pima Cotton NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Rosa is building his apparel manufacturing plant in Lima, Peru on the tip of a Peruvian janitor. Rosa, the President and CEO of Global Sourcing & Enterprise Apparel (GSEA) Fashion Group, LLC, had spent six years in China learning the apparel manufacturing industry inside and out, and by 2007 he was ready...

2013-09-19 20:20:35

VANCOUVER, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to welcome and announce the appointment of Igor Gonzales to the Board of Directors of Sierra Metals. Mr. Gonzales is originally from Peru and has more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of HudBay Minerals Inc. From 1998 to 2013, Mr. Gonzales was with Barrick Gold Corporation, most recently...

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...


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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