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2014-07-31 16:22:30

Lenders Extend Agreements to Allow Productive Discussions to Continue SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority ("PREPA") today confirmed that it is having productive discussions with parties owning or insuring more than 60 percent of its outstanding bonds and lenders who provide revolving lines of credit used to pay for purchased power, fuel and other expenses, with the goal of reaching agreement to obtain incremental...

2014-07-29 12:31:18

Territorial Governor Padilla Continues Assault on U.S. Constitution, Investor Rights and U.S. Taxpayers DES MOINES, Iowa, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, continues its advertising campaign warning on the unlawful actions of Governor Alejandro Padilla of Puerto Rico - a U.S. Territory - that puts at risk the U.S. Constitution and edges the Commonwealth ever closer tohemispheric rogue nation, Argentina. Nick...

2014-07-25 23:01:32

Visional Technology to sell OptiGauge® thickness measurement systems in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Lumetrics announced today that Visional Technology, an engineering services company headquartered in San Juan Puerto Rico will begin selling and supporting Lumetrics’ OptiGauge® thickness measurement system and other measurement solutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. These products are especially needed by the medical device and...

2014-07-22 16:23:00

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Government of Puerto Rico, challenging the legality of a new law that allows certain public corporations to avoid their debts. Funds managed by BlueMountain Capital are holders of power revenue bonds in Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), a public corporation that provides electrical power to residents and businesses in the Commonwealth of Puerto...

Jennifer Lopez Has New Mite Species Named After Her
2014-07-16 03:33:42

Pensoft Publishers During a recent survey of organisms collected from Bajo de Sico, a mesophotic coral reef ecosystem in Mona Passage off Puerto Rico, one pontarachnid mite species new to science was discovered. The new species was named after the famous Puerto Rican singer Jennifer Lopez. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. "The reason behind the unusual choice of name for the new species," explains the lead author Vladimir Pešić, Department of Biology,...

2014-07-13 23:02:36

Charity Exhibition and Opportunity Meeting Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Max International has recently announced that NBA Hall of Famer, Chris Mullin, will be the featured guest at its Charity Exhibition and Opportunity Meeting on Saturday, July 26th in Puerto Rico. Attendees will learn about Max’s health products and distribution opportunities. Chris Mullin will participate in two exhibition basketball games and perform in a 3 point shoot-out. Max International,...

2014-07-08 08:23:12

Blattner's market expertise will support clean energy development and the shift from imported fossil fuels AVON, Minn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blattner Energy, a power generation contractor and leading provider of renewable energy construction in North America, announced the opening of Blattner Energy Puerto Rico, LLC in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The company's expertise in renewable energy construction will support Puerto Rico's shift from costly, imported fossil fuels to clean...

2014-07-07 16:21:22

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority ("PREPA") today announced that its lenders who provide revolving lines of credit used to pay for purchased power, fuel and other expenses have agreed to not exercise remedies as a result of credit downgrades and other events. Under the agreements, PREPA may delay certain payments currently due until July 31, 2014. Over the next few weeks, PREPA will continue discussions with the...

2014-07-02 23:04:22

Introducing San Juan Vintage Glamour. Van Tibolli, Corp hosted an exclusive Red Carpet Tibolli Launch Event on June 29th at the La Concha Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Guests traveled from all over the island to personally meet Van Tibolli, CEO and Founder of GKhair and Tibolli along with the talented team of stylists who traveled from various parts of the USA to create the glamorous hairstyles on the runway. San Juan, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Van Tibolli, Corp is proud to...

2014-07-02 08:27:25

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call, please dial 877-723-9511 or 719-325-4777 at least 5 minutes before...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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