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2014-03-19 12:23:10

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Inversiones Eolicas de Orosi Dos S.A. (Orosi) Wind Project, a 50-megawatt wind farm in Costa Rica backed by Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) credit, received the Latin American Wind Deal of the Year 2013 from Project Finance Magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110414/MM83673LOGO "We thank Project Finance Magazine for recognizing Ex-Im Bank's commitment to the American renewable-energy industry...

2014-03-19 12:21:41

-- Deer Jet, Golden Meditech and Shenzhen CSOS Assistance Jointly Launch Deer Jet Medical Co. Ltd. BEIJING, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a grand opening ceremony in Beijing today, Deer Jet Co.Ltd. under HNA Group, Golden Meditech and China SOS International (CSOS) inked a strategic agreement on China's air medical service as the debut of the nation's largest air ambulance provider, Deer Jet Medical. Zhang Ling, Chairman of HNA Tourism, Gan Yuan, Chairman of Golden Meditech, Xu...

2014-03-19 12:21:17

DUBLIN, Mar. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xk3f7g/brazil_tyre ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Brazilian Tyre Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Brazil is the fourth-largest auto market across the globe after China, US and Japan in terms of sales, but ranks seventh in terms of production. Rising domestic demand, per capita...

2014-03-19 00:21:39

BEIJING, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American business remains optimistic about the business climate in China even as economic realities temper growth prospects, according to the 2014 Business Climate Survey conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China (AmCham China). The annual survey included responses from 365 AmCham China members regarding their views on issues such as the investment environment, human resources and the Shanghai free trade...

2014-03-18 16:20:58

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Barbados Tourism Authority and Top Gear Festival have announced that legendary Formula One team-owner and commentator Eddie Jordan is set to join the star-studded line-up at the inaugural Top Gear Festival Barbados, from May 17-18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/NY85796 Jordan rejoins the Festival as a host, after making an appearance at Top Gear Festival South Africa in 2011. He said: "It's great to be going...

2014-03-18 12:20:53

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: European Business Travelers% Airport Retail Trends, 2013-2014 Product Synopsis"European Business Travelers' Airport Retail Trends, 2013-2014" is a new report by Canadean that analyzes trends in airport retail and explores how opportunities and demand are set to change in 2013-2014. Furthermore, this report not only provides a comprehensive overview of European business travelers'...

2014-03-17 23:23:00

Wigwam is Official Sock of Eric Larsen, Polar Explorer Sheboygan, WI (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Wigwam is excited to announce its official sponsorship with well-known polar explorer, Eric Larsen. “When it comes to athlete sponsorships, we are not only looking for individuals that are passionate about the outdoors and love the Wigwam brand, but also people who can be a true partner,” said Natalie Stangl, Wigwam’s Brand Marketing Manager. Polar adventurer, expedition guide, dog musher and...

2014-03-17 23:04:40

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back prices on all tickets for the big game between Spain and El Salvador. This trusted secondary ticket site is also offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that No. 1 Spain will Play El Salvador in ‘Road to Brazil’. For the organizers of the “Road to Brazil” event being held in the United States before the World Cup in June, they are...

2014-03-17 12:25:18

The South American country arrives in San Francisco for the third consecutive time to showcase a diverse and creative export supply, ranging from games to social networks and tablets. Chilean authority say the industry has grown in size but that quality is even better, a well-cared trademark since the start of the Chilean game industry. SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Chilean companies together with ProChile and the Trade Association for Video Game Developers of...

2014-03-16 23:01:36

ReportsnReports.com adds “Nigeria 2014 Wealth Book” report to its research database. The report includes comprehensive forecasts to 2018. (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 In 2013, Nigerian HNWIs held 17.2%, equal to US$15 billion, of their wealth outside their home country, which is below the global average of 20–30%. This report reviews the performance and asset allocations of HNWIs and Ultra HNWIs in Nigeria. It also includes an evaluation of the local wealth management market. This...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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