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2011-02-26 00:00:26

A global exporter; a powerful investment opportunity; a world leader in bio-politics and coveted tourism destination among the international jet set: the secret is out; Ecuador IS the country for your next business investment and your next holiday. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Ecuador is a country filled with historical and natural wonders, from the ancient to modern. In 2010 Ecuador welcomed over 1,044,000 travelers (a 7.9% increase over 2009) from around the world to step...

2011-02-01 15:18:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mayor of Quito, Ecuador, signed an agreement on Monday to formalize Quito's partnership with the global concessionaire Quiport to manage Quito's new international airport. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/NE40512 ) The new airport replaces the existing Mariscal Sucre Airport in the center of the city and is the only new international airport currently under construction in Latin America. It will be located roughly...

2010-10-28 07:00:00

Effectiveness of steam injection demonstrated for production of Pungarayacu heavy oil QUITO, Ecuador, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE, NASDAQ: IVAN), and David Martin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Latin America, announced today that the company has successfully produced oil at its second appraisal well in the Pungarayacu field on Block 20 in Ecuador, following steam injection...

2010-07-07 07:30:00

Santiago Pastor appointed Vice President, Operations for Ivanhoe Energy Ecuador QUITO, ECUADOR, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE, NASDAQ: IVAN), and David Martin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Latin America, announced today that the company's second well, IP-5b, located in the Pungarayacu field on Block 20 in Ecuador has successfully reached total depth and logging activities have...

2010-02-12 07:00:00

Ra'anana, Israel, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Percello Ltd., an Israeli fabless semiconductor company developing highly integrated and low-cost digital baseband for UMTS and LTE femtocells, will unveil Quito, the industry's first femtocell reference design that supports 32 users and evolved high-speed packet access (HSPA+) data rates, at Mobile World Congress. This new reference design is based on Percello's Aquilo family of chipsets, which offers the capacity and speed required for...

2009-12-10 05:00:00

QUITO, Ecuador, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Robert Friedland, Executive Co-Chairman, President and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN), and David Martin, Chairman, President and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Latin America Inc., announced today that Ivanhoe Energy Ecuador Inc. intends to initiate drilling operations in the coming days on its first appraisal well in the Pungarayacu field in Ecuador. This follows completion of final infrastructure preparations, including construction...

2009-11-24 08:37:00

-- Team began quest in U.S. last week, will travel to four more countries in next four weeks -- $25 million fundraising effort aims to fight poverty and help 625,000 people around the world QUITO, Ecuador, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency's "Spirit of Christmas" tour. The month-long tour features interviews...

2009-09-03 07:30:00

QUITO, Ecuador, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For 10-year-old Jessica, who struggles with muscular dystrophy and epilepsy that make her life on the steep mountainside above Quito, Ecuador extremely difficult, her new wheelchair is priceless! (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090903/NY70136 ) To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/childreninternational/38836/ Living in an area without public transportation, Jessica's grandmother must carry her to...

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2009-07-28 18:43:34

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal for his new team and set up another Tuesday, helping Real Madrid to a 4-2 Peace Cup victory over Liga de Quito. The decision lifted Real Madrid into the Peace Cup semifinals Friday against Juventus. Ronaldo, who recently joined Real Madrid in an eye-popping $137 million deal with Manchester United, broke a scoreless tie three minutes into the second half with a penalty shot after being tripped in the box. Two minutes later he drilled a shot from 25...

2009-07-15 12:09:00

MIAMI, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines, Latin America s premier air carrier, and its affiliates announced today exciting low fares for flights from major U.S. cities to South America. Passengers must book their travel on LAN.com, the call center 1 866 I FLY LAN or through their preferred travel agent before August 16, 2009; offer is valid for travel through December 30, 2009. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/lanairlines/39070/ (Photo:...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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