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2013-06-05 08:29:52

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present to investors and financial analysts at the Wells Fargo Securities Research & Economics 2013 Health Care Conference in Boston, MA on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. The presentation will be broadcast live through the Internet at 8:55 a.m. Eastern Time. You may access the audio webcast at the Triple-S...

2013-05-28 08:21:02

Addition of Bi-Weekly Tuesday Sailing from Jacksonville to San Juan Will Also Establish Marine Highway for Houston-to-Jacksonville Cargo CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), one of the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping companies, today announced that it will add a Jacksonville call to its southbound service between Houston and San Juan, which will continue to operate on a 14-day roundtrip timetable. (Photo:...

2013-05-24 12:22:10

San Juan Summit to feature leaders in the Puerto Rican diaspora and tech communities SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, MIAMI, and SILICON VALLEY, Calif., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parranda.org, a new non-profit dedicated to the development of a "Greater Puerto Rico," today announced that it has selected its keynote speakers for its first annual Parranda Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Thursday, May 30(th) at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. Headlining...

2013-05-22 12:31:17

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation ("Triple-S" or the "Company") (NYSE: GTS), today announced the conversion of 6,660,423 issued and outstanding shares of Class A common stock into shares of Class B common stock and the closing of its previously announced secondary offering of shares of Class B common stock (the "Offering") by certain selling shareholders. The selling shareholders sold a total of 6,210,423 shares of Class B common stock in...

2013-05-17 08:22:54

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation ("Triple-S" or the "Company") (NYSE: GTS) today announced the pricing of the previously announced secondary offering of 5,400,368 shares of Class B common stock (the "Offering") by certain selling shareholders. As part of the Offering, 4,400,368 shares are being sold to the public and 1,000,000 shares are being purchased by the Company, in each case, at a price of $18.25 per share. The selling...

QE2 Asteroid Hurtles Past Earth On May 31
2013-05-30 13:20:39

Brett Smith and Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online [ Update: May 30, 2013 - Asteroid 1998 QE2 Has A Moon ] Radar data taken on Wednesday has revealed that asteroid 1998 QE2 has an orbiting moon. NASA said that about 16 percent of asteroids are binary or triple systems. The 1.7 mile wide asteroid will be passing by Earth at a safe distance of about 3.6 million miles on Friday. [ Watch the Video: Radar Reveals Asteroid 1998 QE2 has a Moon ] [ Update: May 30, 2013...

2013-05-14 08:29:57

14 Justice Leaders selected from CA, IL, LA, MI, NC, NY, PA, TX, WA, and PR NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Society Foundations today announced an award of $1.2 million to the 2013 cohort of Soros Justice Fellows. The fellows, a mix of emerging and established leaders, include investigative journalists, lawyers, grassroots organizers, policy advocates, and scholars. Working in 9 different states and Puerto Rico, the 14 fellows will take on a range of U.S....

2013-05-13 08:28:12

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation ("Triple-S" or the "Company") (NYSE: GTS) today announced that certain selling shareholders intend to commence a public secondary offering of 5,400,368 shares of the Company's Class B common stock (the "Offering"). Triple-S will not receive any proceeds from the Offering. The selling shareholders include certain holders of Class A common stock who have elected to convert shares of Class A common stock into...

2013-05-08 16:24:45

Media and Marketing Communities to Gain Premier Local Consumer Insights with Scarborough Puerto Rico Service NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer insight and research firm Scarborough today announced the unveiling of their latest consumer data set, Scarborough Puerto Rico. This is the company's first venture into qualitative data for the Puerto Rico market. Scarborough will host professionals from the local media, marketing and advertising agency communities this evening at...

2013-05-08 08:37:06

NEWARK, N.J., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phone.com, a cloud-based phone company focused on helping small businesses prosper, today announced that it is enhancing local telephone number service availability in Canada and Puerto Rico. These enhancements allow businesses to include SMS and fax in Canada and fax in Puerto Rico as well as expanding pools of available numbers. Organizations can select numbers that are familiar to callers in these regions as well as creating a "local" presence in...


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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