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2009-08-21 16:28:00

Teamsters General President Calls for Justice WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa applauded the announcement by the Salvadoran government that it will reopen the investigation into the assassination of Teamsters Port Division Representative Gilberto Soto after nearly five years since his death in Usulutan, El Salvador. Recently elected Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes ordered the reopening of the case following requests from labor...

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2009-06-16 12:20:00

A University of Colorado at Boulder team has uncovered an ancient and previously unknown Maya agricultural system -- a large manioc field intensively cultivated as a staple crop that was buried and exquisitely preserved under a blanket of ash by a volcanic eruption in present-day El Salvador 1,400 years ago.Evidence shows the manioc field -- at least one-third the size of a football field -- was harvested just days before the eruption of the Loma Caldera volcano near San Salvador in roughly...

2009-06-08 07:00:00

Los Angeles, San Francisco and Houston branches now allow consumers easy way to send money abroad via automated Nexxo Cajeros SAN BRUNO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexxo Financial Corporation, the leader in self-serve remittance for the U.S. Hispanic market, announces the acquisition and completed transformation of BancoSal Inc. BancoSal, a non-affiliated entity of Banco Salvadoreno/HSBC El Salvador, is an El Salvadoran money transfer company with presence in Los Angeles, San Francisco...

2009-05-29 10:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- El Salvador's fixed and mobile data markets will double in size by 2014 as mobile data services, fixed broadband, and pay-TV drive growth, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com), the telecom research arm of the Light Reading Communications Network (www.lightreading.com). Communications Markets in El Salvador offers a precise, incisive profile of the country's converged telecommunications, media, and technology sectors based on...

2009-05-08 09:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The ATSC Forum today applauded the decision of El Salvador to adopt the ATSC Digital Television Standard for digital terrestrial television broadcasting. The decision, adopted by the General Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications (SIGET), benefits citizens and broadcasters alike in El Salvador. "By adopting ATSC," said Robert Graves, Chairman of the ATSC Forum, "the government of El Salvador has taken one of the most important steps in...

2009-04-01 23:26:56

Jozy Altidore produced his first international hat trick Wednesday, carrying the United States to a 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Trinidad and Tobago. Altidore, 19, was assisted by Landon Donovan on all three goals and helped the Americans seize control of the six-nation North American qualifying group. The United States cause was further assisted by a surprising 3-1 victory by Honduras over Mexico later in the evening. Costa Rica defeated El Salvador in the other qualifier 1-0. The...

2009-01-13 09:49:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The World Environment Center (WEC), in partnership with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., today announced the launch of a major initiative which aims to increase cleaner production and energy efficiency (CP/EE) practices in two countries, El Salvador and Guatemala. The project is conducted through the U.S. Department of State funded "Cleaner Production Private Sector Partnerships" project in Central America. WEC will work with Wal-Mart Stores' small and...

2008-09-11 18:00:27

Pacific Rim Mining Corp. ("Pacific Rim" or "the Company") (TSX: PMU)(AMEX: PMU) reports its financial and operating results for the three months ended July 31, 2008. Details of the Company's financial results are provided in its Q1 2009 consolidated financial statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") that will be mailed to shareholders shortly. All monetary amounts are expressed in United States ("US") dollars unless otherwise stated. Overview Pacific Rim is a...

2008-09-10 18:00:22

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines is adding three destinations in Brazil to its route network this November -- Salvador, Recife and Belo Horizonte -- and to celebrate the airline is offering special introductory fares to all three cities for travel through next May, as well as double AAdvantage(R) miles for travel through mid-February 2009. American, a founding member of the global oneworld(R) Alliance, will start daily flights from Miami to Salvador...

2008-09-04 06:00:21

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Brian Thurman of Southridge Enterprises, Inc., 1-888- 862-2192, ext. 3 DALLAS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southridge Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRDG; the "Company") announced today that it has signed an agreement with Beijing-based investment firm, Shenyang Rrzk Co., Ltd., to sell a 20% interest in the Company's El Salvador ethanol facility for $4 million. This foreign investment participation in the El Salvador plant stems directly from the...


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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