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2012-09-14 23:02:39

℠Beyond Alpha Centauri´ offers readers the chance to follow exploits of Duggan and his family. Caguas, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 Raymond Saldaña-Carrasquillo´s new novel “Beyond Alpha Centauri” (published by Abbott Press) is a fantastic adventure that explores the life of a unique boy with amazing potential, challenging the reader to reexamine and consider what it truly means to have a home and be a family. “Beyond Alpha Centauri”...

2012-09-07 23:03:31

Age management medicine giant Cenegenics® Medical Institute takes its renowned "next generation" medical approach for optimized health to the Caribbean, opening the doorway to Central and South America. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Cenegenics Puerto Rico opens its doors this month to the Caribbean, Central and South America, offering Latin America a renowned “next generation” medical approach for optimized health and a new definition of aging, announced...

2012-09-05 02:26:54

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Puerto Rican Young Crossover Tenor Carlos Aponte recently presented 'Attimo', an album that features 11 of the world's most memorable songs with new musical and vocal arrangements in English, Spanish, Italian, and German. Since his appearance on the acclaimed NBC TV show America's Got Talent, Carlos has been busy at public and private performances in Puerto Rico, the United States and also internationally such as Costa Rica and China....

2012-09-04 06:27:34

DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It was January 2012, Isaac dribbled the ball; shot it through the hoop, swish! This was a simple moment the 15-year-old athlete who once participated in cross country, soccer and basketball, thought he'd never experience again. Ten months earlier, Isaac was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He became a patient at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and through extensive treatment and care, his cancer is in remission and he is able to play the sports he...

2012-09-04 02:29:04

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessEHS announces that the company is recognized as a Certified Vendor for Inmediata, a San Juan, Puerto Rico-based corporation which partners with healthcare organizations, insurance companies and state and federal agencies to provide electronic data management solutions. The certification indicates the capability of the SuccessEHS solution to allow its users to submit claims electronically to payers and perform eligibility checking via...

2012-08-23 06:24:16

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just one year after its approval, legislation aimed to draw film and television production to Puerto Rico is already seeing results -- attracting 30 productions and nearly $80 million in investment. Passed in March 2011, productions including "The Rum Diary" starring Johnny Depp, Showtime's "The Big C" and the movie "Runner, Runner" starring Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake have already taken advantage of the tax cuts. The legislation,...

2012-08-23 02:22:13

WASHINGTON and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), Puerto Rico's largest carrier (with more seats in and out of Puerto Rico than any other carrier), today launched its new nonstop "capital-to-capital" service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico today. To celebrate this special launch, flights are on sale now for as low as $99 each way today through August 24, 2012, at www.jetblue.com/new, for...

2012-08-13 06:20:23

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- West Marine, the nation's largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, is proud to announce that it is accepting applications for its fourth annual Green Product of the Year Award. The contest is accepting entries from the entire U.S., including the District of Columbia, as well as Puerto Rico and Canada (excluding the province of Quebec). Through the award, West Marine hopes to encourage green product development...

2012-08-08 10:21:17

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 62,731,056 VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF") wishes to announce that on August 7, 2012, Western Wind received a letter of support from the Mayor of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico that reads verbatim: "In my position as Mayor of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, I strongly support the current Board of Directors and management of Western Wind Energy Corp....

2012-08-07 02:24:25

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 62,731,056 VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF") wishes to announce that it has received numerous proposals from world-class M&A advisory firms.  The largest of these firms anticipate an average 18-week timeline from beginning of engagement to final sale.  During this 18-week process, Western Wind will complete the financing...


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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