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Satellite Data Shows Gabrielle Weakening And A Very Active Tropical Atlantic
2013-09-05 14:03:47

[ Watch The Video - Tropical Storm Gabrielle Near Puerto Rico ] NASA One hour before midnight Eastern Daylight Time on Sept. 4, Tropical Depression 7 strengthened into Tropical Storm Gabrielle just 70 miles south of Ponce, Puerto Rico. NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured the development and NASA's GOES Project created an animation that showed the developing storm. Tropical Depression Seven had formed at 5 p.m. EDT on Sept. 4 and just 6 hours later it organized and strengthened into...

2013-08-29 08:25:08

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Amilcar L. Jordan, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present to investors and financial analysts at the 2013 Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference in Boston, MA on Thursday, September 12, 2013. The presentation will be broadcast live through the Internet at 10:20 a.m. Eastern Time. You may...

2013-08-23 23:22:58

REMAG, a program that rewards consumers with coupons, launched worldwide yesterday at SuperMax supermarkets in Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 REMAG, a program that rewards consumers with coupons, launched worldwide yesterday at SuperMax supermarkets in Puerto Rico. Consumers benefit when they recycle newspapers, magazines and catalogs at interactive kiosks. SuperMax will conduct a pilot of the REMAG program in 3 store locations—Plaza Guaynabo, De Diego and...

2013-08-07 12:25:51

"La Musica No Se Toca" is the most successful Latin pop album of the moment at an international level LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, "La Musica No Se Toca" from Alejandro Sanz maintains its position as one of the 10 most sold pop albums in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, forty-four weeks after its release according to the Soundscan monitoring system published by Billboard magazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130807/LA60533) "La Musica No Se Toca"...

2013-08-07 12:22:11

BO. PALMAS, CATANO, Puerto Rico, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Puerto Rico has added 3M safety products to its line of Linde branded personal protective equipment, making the company a major force in the market for safety products. The 3M products are now available in all Linde PR retail locations around the Island. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b ) Linde and 3M launched the product line last month to key safety, health and environment...

2013-07-25 12:25:18

Idol format will air in the U.S. for first time in Spanish MIAMI, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Idol Puerto Rico," the Puerto Rican version of the most successful reality show franchise in the world and the highest-rated television series in Puerto Rico, and "Idol Kids," Puerto Rico's first reality show singing competition featuring children, will be available for the first time to U.S. audiences this summer exclusively on WAPA America, the U.S. network arm of Puerto Rico's leading...

2013-07-20 04:20:15

SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM (SBS), THE LARGEST PUBLICLY TRADED HISPANIC-CONTROLLED MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY IN THE UNITED STATES, ANNOUNCED THE PREMIER OF A NEW RADIO PROGRAM WITH CHARYTIN GOYCO - "CHARYTIN: ACOMPANAME." MIAMI, July 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (Big Time Media/SBS-MegaTV)---Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (NASDAQ: SBSA) is pleased to announce the triumphant return of international Hispanic television star Charytin Goyco, "America's Blond" to Hispanic...

2013-07-17 23:17:01

New Puerto Rico office strengthens BAASS’ position as a leading North American provider of business solutions. (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Miami, Florida, July 17, 2013 – BAASS Business Solutions LP (BAASS), is proud to announce the opening of our new office location in Puerto Rico and appoints Francisco Leonel Sanchez, CPA as its Managing Partner. This new venture further extends BAASS' Caribbean reach and commitment to providing its extensive Caribbean client base with both local...

2013-07-17 16:21:31

OXFORD, Conn. and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradewind Aviation introduces their signature 'Premium Scheduled' nonstop service to Anguilla and Nevis from San Juan, PR. Anguilla and Nevis join Tradewind's St Bart's, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard routes to further establish Tradewind as the premier provider of first-class short range flights serving difficult to reach luxury destinations. "I am extremely excited about these newest additions to our...

Internet Technology Records, Preserves Sounds Of Species
2013-07-16 08:39:11

[LISTEN TO AUDIO: Sound Of The Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi Frog] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has been historically difficult to monitor and identify the thousands of species living in tropical ecosystems. But using newly developed recording systems, researchers are now doing so much more easily. Using automated recording stations placed in natural habitats, researchers have captured the sounds of tropical birds, monkeys, frogs and insects throughout...


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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