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2010-03-05 12:27:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines reports that as of today, it has increased the capacity of its domestic and international flight operations to and from Santiago's international airport to 54% of normal flight operations. "We are working with aviation authorities and the airport concessionaire to further increase this percentage and expect this positive trend to continue," said Pedro Margozzini, Director of Corporate Marketing for LAN Airlines. "This should allow LAN...

2010-03-01 19:33:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines reports that starting tomorrow the company will resume restricted domestic and international flight operations at the Santiago airport. The company is helping to set up a temporary tent facility at the Santiago terminal for passengers. "The situation is far from normal operations. We are working to be able to resume just 15% of our domestic and international operations," said Ignacio Cueto, LAN Airline's President and COO. Through...

2010-03-01 02:53:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Vision began distributing hundreds of blankets and some water containers to Santiago's earthquake survivors over the weekend as it prepared to start an extensive response in the hardest hit areas south of the capital. Many of the communities in Chile where the aid group already works--including Lota City, Temuco, Concepcion and other areas in the Bio Bio region and the La Araucania region--were close to the devastating quake's...

2010-02-28 20:26:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines reports, in accordance with the announcement made by Chile's Civil Aviation Authority, that the Arturo Merino Benitez International airport in Santiago, Chile remains closed for both international and domestic flights. LAN is working closely with the Chilean Ministry of Public Works, the Civil Aviation Authority and the terminal concession company to reinstate operations as soon as possible. The company has been operating the 17...

2010-02-27 16:21:00

MIAMI, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines informs passengers, in accordance with the announcement from Chile's Civil Aviation Authority, that the Santiago international airport has been closed due to the earthquake that struck the country earlier this morning. As a result, LAN Airlines operations to and from the city of Santiago have been temporarily suspended. Passengers on 17 of the airline's flights from both national and international cities of origin have been redirected to...

2010-01-27 13:02:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Clarity Systems, a leader in corporate performance management (CPM) and financial governance solutions, today announced that it had signed a business partnership with the Santiago Stock Exchange (Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago), the most comprehensive stock exchange in the Chilean financial market. The partnership sees the Santiago Stock Exchange and Clarity working together to market and promote Clarity FSR within the Chilean market to address...

2009-10-09 08:30:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The alliance between the "Las Brisas de Chicureo" and "Las Brisas de Santo Domingo" real-estate projects has led to an exclusive golf course in Chile. Unique in South America, it allows golfing from the Andes to the Pacific, blending the best natural scenery, culinary, viticultural, and property attributes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091009/ARF001-a http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091009/ARF001-b )...

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:...

2009-04-07 06:00:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you enjoy dancing with the devils at Carnival celebrations in Santo Domingo, La Vega, Punta Cana or Santiago, dancing the night away at Merengue festivals or delighting in the Dominican Republic's (DR) winter season baseball line-up, this amazing country has it all. Pack your bags and make your dreams come true in the DR at any of the annual events listed here: March/April 2009 March 31 - April 5: The 2009 Archery World Cup held in Santo...

2009-03-24 08:30:00

Fast return on investment and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are the key drivers in Chilean initiative VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSXV: SSC) is pleased to report the company has signed a distribution agreement with Gesti³n en Energia S.A. (GEESA), a Santiago-based company. GEESA is now the exclusive distributor for Smartcool's Energy Savings Module(TM) (ESM(TM)) in Chile. With electricity rates averaging $0.12 (USD), and four...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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