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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...

2014-04-10 08:23:52

World's favorite BACARDI rum uses solar skylights in aging warehouses in "Good Spirited" initiative HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacardi has perfected the art of aging its award-winning rum, so protecting the storage environment that makes this perfection possible is a top priority. Air temperature and humidity - even the strength of the sea breezes - are all closely monitored at the BACARDI rum facility in Puerto Rico. Recently installed solar skylights and state-of-the...

2014-04-07 08:31:53

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 before the market opens on May 6, 2014. Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call, please dial 877-941-6009 or 480-629-9819 at least 5 minutes before start...

2014-04-01 23:30:25

Open Options, an industry leader in open platform access control solutions, and ENTERTECH SYSTEMS, the official operating partner for Suprema, Inc. in U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland and Puerto Rico, have joined to provide an integrated and truly reliable solution for mass adoption of biometric access control. Carrollton, TX and Amherst, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Open Options, an industry leader in open platform access control solutions, and ENTERTECH SYSTEMS, the official operating partner...

2014-03-19 08:20:46

TACOMA, Wash., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Fast Freight, Inc. has strengthened its core management team by promoting Sharon Pagan to the position of Vice President of National Accounts. Pagan was the sales director of the Eastern and Midwest regions and has been with American Fast Freight, Inc. for 11 years. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/PH86128 Among a multitude of other national account duties, Pagan has recently taken on responsibilities for...

2014-03-17 16:20:53

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that it will institute a general rate increase averaging 5.4 percent applicable to non-contractual business, effective March 31. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO The rate increase will be implemented for customers on the company's CNW 599 tariff and will apply to general LTL rates, minimum charges and...

Arecibo Observatory Repairs
2014-03-12 12:34:41

Ongoing Science Research Back to Full Capacity MENLO PARK, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 13, 2014, the William E. Gordon radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico sustained damage following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that was centered 37 miles northwest of Arecibo. Following the earthquake, Arecibo Observatory staff conducted a structural survey that revealed serious damage to a main suspension cable section, with apparent breach of several cable strands within that...


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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