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2012-08-06 02:22:11

LAS VEGAS, August 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Energy Renewable Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: EWRL), a developer and operator of municipal solid waste processing and recycling facilities announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture with Landfill Solutions, LLC of Puerto Rico, to remediate and manage the Yabucoa municipal landfill that has been closed since 2011. The remediation plan is designed to bring the landfill up to current operating standards and...

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2012-08-02 12:00:14

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Afternoon Tropical Update for Aug 2, 2012: Good Afternoon, as we continue through this hurricane season we have seen things really quiet over the months of June and July. However, August looks like it´s going to bring changes. The images below depict the current satellite imagery and also the spaghetti plot models of our Tropical Depression. It is important to remember that this system is still early in its developing stages. The storm is forecasted...

2012-08-01 06:20:47

SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden International, a full-service freight forwarding and logistics company, is offering an enhanced ocean product to support customers in Puerto Rico and in other retail markets. Lynden has served customers on the island since 1977 by consolidating freight in the U.S., then shipping, receiving and warehousing goods at its San Juan office. "Lynden has always offered customers an ocean product, but it's now a more defined service with a consistent...

2012-08-01 02:27:12

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS), the leading managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced consolidated revenues of $623.0 million and operating income of $24.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012. Net income was $17.0 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, which includes an after tax net investment gain of $0.4 million, or $0.02 per share. June-Quarter Consolidated Highlights Total consolidated operating...

2012-07-27 02:27:57

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SOAPware, Inc., a leading developer of certified Electronic Medical Records (EMR/EHR) and Practice Management (PM) software, is pleased to announce the traveling Meaningful Use (MU) Roadshow tour. The MU Roadshow is focused on assisting Medical Providers in attaining MU Attestation by 2012 cutoff date. "The first twenty (20) physicians to sign up in Puerto Rico will have the resources of SOAPware, The Rec Center and MedicalAIS to attain...

2012-07-25 02:33:57

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Second Quarter Highlights Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 5.9% versus last year to $2.17. Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 6.8% versus last year to $2.19. Net sales increased 2.3% over last year to $1.731 billion. Total Lorillard retail market share increased 0.1 share points in the second quarter...

2012-07-24 10:20:24

MEXICO CITY, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR), (ASUR) the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, today announced that Aerostar Airport Holdings ("Aerostar") signed a lease agreement (the "Lease Agreement") today for the Luis Munoz Marin international airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico ("LMM Airport") with the Puerto Rico Ports Authority (the "PRPA")....

2012-07-23 14:22:12

NASA astronaut Joe Acaba will host a two-hour special radio broadcast on the Internet radio station Third Rock Radio while aboard the International Space Station, 240 miles above Earth. "The Joe Show: New Rock from Space" will debut at 4 p.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 3. Acaba, a fan of classic rock, will discuss his experiences aboard the orbiting laboratory while presenting new rock to listeners around the world. The Joe Show is a blend of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

2012-07-19 10:20:39

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis Fortuno, announced today that Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC (Aerostar) has been chosen to operate and lease the Luis Munoz Marin (LMM) International Airport for forty years as a public-private partnership (PPP). Aerostar is a 50-50 joint venture between Highstar Capital, an infrastructure investment firm, and the leading Mexican airport management firm Grupo Aeroportario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR;...

2012-07-19 06:20:48

MEXICO CITY, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR), (ASUR) the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, today announced that the Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnership Committee declared Aerostar Airport Holdings the winner of a public bidding process to become the private operators of the Luis Munoz Marin international airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico...


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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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