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2013-04-11 16:24:23

The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association announces that the next edition of Saborea Puerto Rico is set for April 3-6, 2014 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saborea Puerto Rico: A Culinary Extravaganza concluded exceeding all expectations of those who attended this world-class gastronomic festival. Attendees had a fun-filled weekend of unforgettable experiences with entertaining cooking demos performed by local and international chefs, delicious samplings of...

2013-04-08 08:31:51

The Open Society Foundations Launches Open Places Initiative in Albuquerque, Buffalo, Denver, Jackson, Louisville, Milwaukee, San Diego, and Puerto Rico NEW YORK, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Society Foundations today awarded nonprofits in eight places across the U.S. approximately $100,000 per region to design plans to increase marginalized communities' influence and access to economic, civic, and political opportunities. The grants are part of the foundation's new...

2013-03-21 08:25:03

Treatment Plant Upgrades Will Modernize Infrastructure, Improve Efficiency and Create Jobs at North America's Largest Water Utility MINNEAPOLIS, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced an agreement to upgrade wastewater treatment plants for the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA), the largest water and wastewater utility in North America, serving more than 97 percent of Puerto Rico's businesses and 3.7 million residents. (Logo:...

2013-03-19 08:26:46

Formation of American Alliance Dialysis Holdings, LLC in Partnership With Dr. Randall Maxey, Dr. Otegbola Ojo, and Ms. Ruby Harford Will Acquire and Build Operations in North America and the Caribbean NEW YORK, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICV Partners (ICV), a leading investment firm focused on lower middle market companies, announced today that it has established a kidney dialysis treatment platform with the acquisition of Atlantis Healthcare Group Puerto Rico, Inc. ("Atlantis"),...

2013-03-07 16:20:55

Carrier's arrival opens new trade connection to Caribbean for regional businesses PHILADELPHIA, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holt Logistics Corp. announced today that Horizon Lines, one of the premier shipping companies servicing the US East Coast and Puerto Rico, will move its Northeast Port of Call to Philadelphia from Elizabeth, N.J. starting in April. The arrival of Horizon, in a deal first contemplated more than four years ago, provides the Port of Philadelphia with a major...

2013-03-07 12:20:55

After six decades of uninterrupted service, island is cornerstone of Delta's continued growth in Latin America and New York SAO PAULO and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) celebrates its 60(th) anniversary of uninterrupted service in Puerto Rico, highlighting the key role the island plays in the continued growth and development of the company's Latin American network and in the New York market. (Logo:...

2013-03-06 16:26:54

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced its intention to convert 7.0 million of the 9.0 million outstanding Class A shares into Class B shares ("Class A Conversion"). Concurrently, the Company intends to enhance the underlying liquidity of the Class B shares by conducting a marketed secondary public offering (the "Offering") for all or a substantial majority of the converted shares. The Company also announced its...

2013-03-06 16:21:36

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first of its kind public-private partnership, Morrison & Foerster represented a consortium of major airlines in the privatization of the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The deal closed Feb. 27, following Federal Aviation Administration approval. Aerostar Airport Holdings, a joint venture between Highstar Capital and Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV will pay the Government of Puerto Rico over $2.5...

2013-03-06 12:20:10

New Service Between Philadelphia and San Juan to Commence on April 11th CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), one of the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping companies, today announced it will move its northeast terminal operations to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Elizabeth, New Jersey, effective April 11, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121119/MM15928LOGO) After an extensive review of options and a detailed...

2013-03-05 08:30:25

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 5, 2013 /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 Barclays 2013 Global Health Care Conference in Miami, FL on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The presentation will be broadcast live through the Internet at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. You may access the audio webcast at the Triple-S Management website at...


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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