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2014-09-18 12:26:55

Crisis Engulfing Puerto Rico is Padilla's, and Padilla's Alone DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, today announced a new advertising campaign in both POLITICO and The Wall Street Journal drawing attention to billions of dollars that Governor Alejandro Padilla controls through the Government Development Bank, a secretive institution that operates outside the reach of regulators and functions as...

2014-09-17 08:29:34

SHELTON, Connecticut, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT company Sectra [http://www.sectra.com ] (STO: SECT B) and its local distributor, Answer Medical Solutions, have successfully sold Sectra technology into three healthcare organizations in Puerto Rico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/537255 ) "The Puerto Rican market provides great growth opportunities for innovative IT products and services. Our partner,...

2014-09-11 12:25:49

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, launched its latest advertising campaign aimed at exposing the culture of corruption under Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Padilla that should alarm investors, creditors and taxpayers. Nick Ryan, Founder of the American Future Fund, said: "Governor Padilla continues to lead a government that disregards The US Constitution. His repeated efforts to publicly shame political...

2014-09-08 08:31:06

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present to investors and financial analysts at The Credit Suisse 5th Annual Small & Mid Cap Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 17 at 8:50 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference format includes an informal group presentation. Given this format, the group presentation will not be webcast, but...

2014-09-05 16:22:18

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propelling its three-year growth by 83 percent and moving up in rank to 3,764, Isagenix has earned a prestigious spot on Inc. magazine's list of fastest-growing companies. For the eighth year in a row, Isagenix has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. Additionally, Isagenix was recognized as a Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree for being on the list for five consecutive years or more. "It's...

2014-09-03 23:04:02

This is the first building in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean to benefit from this innovative destination-dispatch elevator system. PORT transforms the way occupants navigate and move around the building and helps increase efficiency and energy savings. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Schindler Elevator Corporation recently completed the modernization and installation of its PORT (Personal Occupant Requirement Terminal) elevator technology at the Union Plaza office building...

2014-08-22 12:21:09

Company Recognized by Customers for Outstanding Service CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), one of the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping companies, received Logistics Management magazine's 2014 Quest for Quality award in the Ocean Carriers segment. The annual survey is widely regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as one of the most important measures of customer satisfaction and performance excellence. The...

2014-08-14 20:21:24

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority ("PREPA") today announced that discussions with its creditors have resulted in agreements that provide PREPA with a consensual path forward to improve its operations and financial situation. Insurers and bondholders controlling more than 60 percent of PREPA's outstanding bonds have entered into contractual arrangements and agreed to amend the existing bond documents to provide...

2014-08-07 23:07:37

Max International recently hosted an event in Puerto Rico to promote its health-enhancing products and business opportunities to interested entrepreneurs. The Opportunity Meeting on July 26th was deemed highly successful, complimented by exhibition basketball games between local players, Max Associates, and featured guest Chris Mullin, an NBA Hall of Famer and Original Dream Team member. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Max International is excited to share the successful outcome of its...

2014-07-31 23:00:44

Developer Jamestown, L.P., has been using an OxBlue construction camera on its Ponce City Market project in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward, which preserves and renovates the historic Sears, Roebuck & Company building into best-in-class office, housing, and retail spaces. As the 3-year-long project nears completion, OxBlue reviewed Jamestown’s experience with their construction webcam service to assess how it served the developer’s needs. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Developer...


Latest Puerto Rico Reference Libraries

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

2012-06-14 07:39:44

Symbol: VOTE Group: Dicot Family: Gentianaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   LEPO2 Leiphaimos portoricensis Britton Distribution: VoyriatenellaHook. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:56:47

Symbol: VEBO2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: PR    N Distribution: VernoniaborinquensisUrb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2012-06-14 08:56:57

Symbol: TEBI2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   MEBI2 Menendezia biflora (Cogn.) Britton Distribution: Tetrazygiabiflora(Cogn.) Urb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 09:35:42

Symbol: SPPO9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum portoricense Hampe...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.