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2014-06-11 23:12:05

sales-i, the award-winning sales intelligence solution, has today announced its partnership with North America’s leading network of independent aftermarket distributors, VIPAR Heavy Duty. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 sales-i, the award-winning sales intelligence solution, has today announced its partnership with North America’s leading network of independent aftermarket distributors, VIPAR Heavy Duty. Specializing in commercial vehicle components and service, VIPAR Heavy Duty...

2014-06-05 16:25:56

Easy-to-reach exotic getaway without the hassle of international travel helps Island secure #1 spot SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company today announced the island was voted the number one U.S. Island in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award Contest. Puerto Rico tops the list, beating such destinations as Kauai, Hawaii, and Amelia Island, Fla. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/95010 "We are delighted that the...

2014-06-03 08:32:01

GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Announces Puerto Rico Subsidiary LAS VEGAS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) a biotechnology and research company, announced today it has formed its subsidiary, GB Sciences Puerto Rico, Inc. The Company recognizes Puerto Rico's geographic location as a premier distribution and exporting outlet for medical-grade marijuana products. The Company has been monitoring Puerto Rico's pending legislation to legalize medical marijuana....

comet 209P LINEAR
2014-05-29 23:03:03

Researchers from the Universities Space Research Association observed the comet 209P/LINEAR which was responsible for the recent Camelopardalids meteor shower of May 2014. Comets rarely come this close to Earth, making it an extraordinary opportunity to get images of the surface. Arecibo, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Arecibo Observatory planetary radar system observed periodic comet 209P/LINEAR from May 23 through May 27, 2014, finding it to be about 2.4 by 3 km kilometers (1.5 x...

2014-05-20 23:05:30

Research explores digital trends and behaviors in nine key Latin American markets. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 JWT announced today their premier Latin America-focused digital study, “Digilats.” The research initiative explores digital trends and behaviors in nine key LATAM markets: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. The study characterizes modern Latin American Internet users, what motivates them and how brands can better meet...

Microbes From Fossilized Feces Support Archeological Theories
2014-05-20 03:38:16

American Society for Microbiology By evaluating the bacteria and fungi found in fossilized feces, microbiologists are providing evidence to help support archeologists' hypotheses regarding cultures living in the Caribbean over 1,500 years ago. They report their findings today at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. "Although fossilized feces (coprolites) have frequently been studied, they had never been used as tools to determine ethnicity and distinguish between...

2014-05-16 08:25:48

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOLMAR Pharmaceuticals, Inc., focused on specialty pharmaceutical products, today announced that, effective May 8, 2014, the company holds exclusive distribution rights to ELIGARD® (leuprolide acetate for injectable suspension) in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. ELIGARD is a prescription medication for the palliative treatment (management of symptoms) of advanced prostate cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88265...

2014-05-09 20:22:59

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS), the largest managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced that the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration (ASES) informed its health subsidiary, Triple-S Salud, that the RFP process to return the Medicaid business to an at-risk model has been cancelled. As a result of this decision, the agency also notified Triple-S of its intention to extend the Company's current Medicaid ASO contract,...

2014-04-30 23:18:29

Suprema Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, today announced with ENTERTECH SYSTEMS an expanded partnership that now includes the United Kingdom and Ireland. ENTERTECH SYSTEMS is not only the new official operating partner in the UK market but also continues operating in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, delivering Suprema biometric products and applications for use with access control systems and workforce management solutions. Birmingham, UK and Seoul,...

2014-04-29 08:23:24

Nationally recognized, respected service provider adds key building block to Elio Motors launch strategy TROY, Mich., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: "PBY"), the nation's leading automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, has been named as the official service provider for Elio Motors, Inc., the start-up transportation company revolutionizing the way Americans commute. With a price tag of $6,800 and fuel efficiency of 84 miles per...


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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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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