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2014-04-24 12:22:21

MEXICO CITY, April 24, 2014 /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 others in the southeast of Mexico, as well as a 50% JV partner in Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, operator of the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, today announced that shareholders adopted the following resolutions and considered the following matters at...

2014-04-23 16:28:01

Uses ActiveVideo CloudTV(TM) platform to expand STB functionality and features SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Puerto Rico and ActiveVideo(TM) today announced that they are showcasing at NCTA's The Cable Show a major advance in how viewers find television content in a social context, with the launch of a cloud-based personalized user interface that uses real-time viewing metrics to display program popularity. Using the power of...

2014-04-22 08:26:02

"Good Spirited" campaign highlights construction project that recycles rubble HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacardi Limited is raising the bar on environmental sustainability, site by site. The high standards are evident at the BACARDI rum distillery in Catano, Puerto Rico, where the Company recently constructed three new aging warehouses using tons of recycled concrete. The ambitious project - at the world's largest premium rum distillery - required demolition of six...

2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

Climate Change A Likely Culprit In Coqui Frog's Altered Calls
2014-04-16 12:04:30

By Stuart Wolpert, University of California - Los Angeles Changes in the Puerto Rican climate over the past three decades have caused small but significant changes to the coqui frog, the territory's national animal. UCLA biologists have found that not only have male coquis become smaller, but their mating call has also become shorter and higher pitched. Authored by Peter Narins, UCLA distinguished professor of integrative biology and physiology and of ecology and evolutionary biology,...

2014-04-15 16:25:31

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Wireless Landscape Datasheet 2013A comprehensive collection of essential metrics and data points for all countries and mobile carriers operating across the Global region.SUBSCRIPTIONSOperator Subscriptions:-- Total subscriptions-- Historic & forecast (2011 to 2018)-- Growth (2011 to 2012) Subscriptions by Technology:-- GSM, W-CDMA, HSPA, LTE-- CDMA, 1xRTT, 1xEV-DO, 1xEV-DO Rev...

2014-04-11 23:02:49

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™ is excited to announce that the Company is eyeing Puerto Rico for the future sale of its guaranteed for life, energy-efficient Forever LED Lights™ - the only full line of LED lighting with a lifetime guarantee backed by Service USA with world class warranty and service providers out of Dallas, Texas, and exclusively administered by McCusker & Company. Miami, Florida...

2014-04-10 16:20:19

Workforce of up to 400 / First layover 2015 HAMBURG, Germany, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufthansa Technik and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico announced an agreement to create a new aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul ("MRO") facility in Puerto Rico, which will service short-haul and medium-haul aircraft. Agreements to this effect have now been signed with the government of Puerto Rico and the responsible port authority and the company plans to...

2014-04-10 12:21:07

New hangar at Aguadilla airport for short and medium haul aircraft services will expand Puerto Rico's aerospace industry and create high-skill jobs WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lufthansa Technik and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico announced an agreement to create a new aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul ("MRO") facility in Puerto Rico, which will service short-haul and medium-haul aircraft. Agreements to this effect have now been signed with...

2014-04-10 08:27:11

Curator Pablo León de la Barra Investigates Contemporary Art Practices in Latin America in Exhibition of Artists from 16 Countries NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun, which marks the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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