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2012-02-17 12:03:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rede Globo is mobilizing a major operation for the coverage of Carnaval 2012. Nearly three thousand staff members will be working on the broadcast of the samba school parades for the special group of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in addition to covering the street groups, or blocos, the festivities in Salvador and Recife, and following things close-up wherever carnival is taking place. All scheduled news shows will feature the latest news and...

2011-12-23 14:45:00

On December 2011 BellVoz announced new international long distance calling plans, that will bring true benefits of — choice, value and quality — to call El Salvador. Bell2CA is designed for US customers who call Central America, saving them money compared to paying by the minute. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 On December 2011 BellVoz announced new international long distance calling plans, that will bring true benefits of — choice, value and quality — to...

2011-12-14 16:31:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced its disappointment in the Senate's recent failure to confirm Mari Carmen Aponte as U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador. After a recess appointment from President Barack Obama in August 2010, Aponte has previously served as Ambassador to El Salvador but faced re-nomination Monday evening. The USHCC, America's premier Hispanic business organization and the primary advocate...

2011-11-22 16:47:52

Ecological tourism has no effect on the presence of large mammals in the Amazon, according to a study that for the first time compares the biological diversity of ecotourism zones with that of protected areas. Furthermore, it can help to protect the biodiversity of areas that are not officially protected yet are vital in the ecological framework. Since the UN began to promote ecological tourism at the end of the 1980's as a way of protecting the environment without resorting to its...

2011-11-08 15:51:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) urges the U.S. Senate to confirm Mari Carmen Aponte as United States Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador. Ms. Aponte received President Barack Obama's recess appointment to this post in 2010, following an almost nine-month delay in the Senate to confirm her nomination. A highly qualified and distinguished leader, Ms. Aponte was one of the first Latinas to earn the prestigious White...

2011-10-13 08:35:00

NEW YORK, PITTSBURGH and SAN SALVADOR, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dallas Cowboys and Ohio State University and Wal-Mart are implicated in a sweatshop scandal, producing their licensed goods at an illegal sweatshop in El Salvador, where women are just paid pennies per garment and stripped of their rights. Today, the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights is releasing an explosive 37-page report--including production and cost documents smuggled out of the Style Avenue...

Image 1 - Ancient Mayan Road Buried By Volcanic Ash 1,400 Years Ago
2011-10-06 10:07:46

[ Watch the Video ] A University of Colorado Boulder-led team excavating a Maya village in El Salvador buried by a volcanic eruption 1,400 years ago has unexpectedly hit an ancient white road that appears to lead to and from the town, which was frozen in time by a blanket of ash. The road, known as a "sacbe," is roughly 6 feet across and is made from white volcanic ash from a previous eruption that was packed down and shored up along its edges by residents living there in roughly A.D....

2011-09-19 13:26:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Aeroman, a member of the Aveos Group, announced that it is adding a new hangar that will accommodate three new lines for narrow body aircraft at the maintenance facility in El Salvador for both existing aircraft (Airbus 320s and Boeing 737s) and the future Airbus A320 Neo. "The new addition is a strong endorsement of the work that is being performed at this facility", said Aveos President & CEO, Joe Kolshak. "There is increased demand from...

2011-08-29 14:22:00

Ceremony coincides with start of National Labor Rights Week WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today signed joint declarations and letters of arrangement with Ambassador Anibal de Castro of the Dominican Republic, Ambassador Muni Figueres Boggs of Costa Rica and Ambassador Francisco Altschul of El Salvador to protect the labor rights of migrant workers from those countries who are employed in the United States. The ambassadors of Mexico,...

2011-08-24 10:00:00

Company expands its popular free trial program to additional countries and carriers. Middlebury, CT (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Aryty.com, the web-based service that lets people in the U.S., Canada and more than 28 other countries send prepaid mobile phone credit to friends and family overseas, announced today that it has expanded its popular free trial program to additional countries and carriers. Customers wanting to try before they buy can now send recharge loads to mobile phones serviced by...


Latest Salvador Reference Libraries

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

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2007-12-18 13:00:42

The Blue-and-white Mockingbird (Melanotis hypoleucus), is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist mountain vegetation and heavily degraded former forest.

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