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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

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

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.

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,

2014-06-27 23:02:28

Welcome Larry Zellner! Visa Lighting's New Eastern Regional Sales Manager Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 It is our pleasure to announce the

2014-06-19 12:26:05

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund, a national 501(c)4 organization, has launched an advertising campaign warning that Governor Alejandro

2014-06-17 08:22:00

"Good Spirited" turbines at world's largest rum premium distillery inspire islanders, visitors HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI, creator of the world's favorite rum,

Asteroid 2014 HQ124
2014-06-13 11:15:52

An asteroid, designated “2014 HQ124” and which is at least 1,200 feet wide on its long axis, passed by Earth on June 8, 2014. It came within 776,000 miles, or approximately three times the distance to the moon. Images captured of the asteroid are some of the most detailed in NASA’s history.

2014-06-12 23:02:11

Arecibo and NASA Scientists using Earth-based radar have produced sharp views of a recently-discovered asteroid as it slid safely past our planet.


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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