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2014-02-12 16:20:12

Will Be a Key Driver of the New Puerto Rican Economy ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, is pleased to announce the launch of service to its 18(th) airport, Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ) with non-stop service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) effective April 15, 2014. Santo Domingo will be Seaborne's fourth...

2014-02-08 00:20:57

Share your love with the kids of St. Jude! MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Jude Promesa y Esperanza(®) (Promise and Hope), an initiative by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(® )and Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, partner to increase awareness for national fundraiser against childhood cancer. As part of this partnership, Univision Radio will broadcast special programming on February 10 and 11 asking listeners to become...

2014-02-07 08:27:14

Experts will provide technology solutions to benefit PR businesses SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alberto Baco Bague, the Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce, and Giancarlo Gonzalez, Puerto Rico's chief information officer, on Friday welcomed the arrival of technology specialists from Code for America as part of an initiative to develop novel solutions to civic needs on the island. Code for America is a public service non-profit organization that...

2014-01-31 23:32:48

The world´s most innovative recycling program delights all its stakeholders. San Juan, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 REMAG, a program that rewards consumers with coupons completed its three month pilot in Puerto Rico as planned. The pilot was a huge success, with over 290,000 coupons selected by customers as a reward for recycling magazines and newspapers at REMAG kiosks in just three SuperMax locations. During the pilot period over 90,000 pounds of paper were recycled while...

2014-01-31 08:25:37

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013 before the market opens on February 11, 2014. Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call, please dial 877-941-6009 or 480-629-9819 at least 5 minutes...

2014-01-28 23:25:45

A prominent Sage 100 software consultant teams with Altec to offer efficiency solutions, resulting in a contract for document management with a continuing education organization for mechanics. Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Altec Products, Inc., a Sage Alliance Partner ISV and expert in integrated document management and workflow solutions, announced today their partnership with LU² Solutions of Puerto Rico. This established and leading Sage partner in the Caribbean has...

2014-01-27 16:20:26

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, is pleased to announce the launch of service to its 17(th) airport, from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) non-stop to Cibao International Airport in Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI). Daily service begins Saturday, March 15(th), 2014. Santiago represents Seaborne's third destination announced within the Dominican...

2014-01-13 12:24:40

Rich culture and beautiful scenery win over readers looking for the ultimate Caribbean escape NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company today announced the island has been selected as the number one Caribbean Island in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award Contest. Puerto Rico tops the list of destinations, which also included Curacao, Dominica and Barbados. "We are delighted to receive this honor and invite travelers to explore and...

2014-01-13 12:24:09

Puerto Rico Plans to Expand Mi Salud (Medicaid) to an Additional 278,000 Residents, According to a New Report From Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group's newly released Puerto Rico Health Plan Analysis report finds that 2.3 million people access healthcare through Medicare and Mi Salud, the island's Medicaid program. The market dominance of government-based healthcare coverage in Puerto Rico is driving managed care organizations to...

2014-01-09 08:21:29

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported December 2013 traffic results for both American Airlines and US Airways. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) American's consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of December increased approximately 9 percent versus the same period last year. American's consolidated revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 11.9...


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 fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.