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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...

2008-12-10 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has established a reseller agreement with SANTIAGO & CINTRA CONSULTORIA (S&C CONSULTORIA), a Sao Paulo-based GIS consulting company. S&C CONSULTORIA offers a complete solution of geo-IT consulting services for a broad range of industries, including government, oil and gas, forestry, agriculture, environment, telecommunication,...

2008-10-09 15:00:16

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P., already one of the most active and broadly positioned US firms in Latin America, is expanding its network of local and regional firms to provide multinational clients a one-stop shop in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. Squire Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide Network will provide clients of Squire Sanders and network member firms instant access to legal services provided by...

2008-09-16 09:00:52

Clinica Las Condes, a private, 220-bed hospital in Santiago de Chile, the first one in the Latin America Southern Cone awarded international accreditation from the Joint Commission International, also will be the first in Latin America to implement a suite of Cerner Millennium(R) healthcare information technology (HIT) solutions. The technology will help Clinica Las Condes streamline operations in multiple areas of the hospital, while improving care for the more than 372,000 patients the...

2008-08-27 06:00:35

Delta Air Lines has announced a schedule change for flights connecting New York's John F Kennedy International Airport to Santo Domingo and Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The two routes will operate on Saturdays, starting December 13, 2008. The airline currently offers daily non-stop service between New York-John F Kennedy Airport, and Santo Domingo and Santiago. These flights will be temporarily suspended in mid-September 2008, and will return as a weekly service in December 2008....

2008-08-07 09:00:41

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Customer-friendly JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces plans to launch its first intra-Caribbean service with daily nonstop service between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic beginning December 18, 2008, subject to government approval. Fares on the route will range from US $89 - $275(a) each way. JetBlue will also offer increased service from the United States mainland to the Caribbean over the winter holiday...

2008-07-16 03:00:36

LAN Airlines has announced that it will launch a new service to Santiago, Chile, from Toronto, Canada, starting September 3, 2008. The airline said that it will offer five flights per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to Santiago via New York City on its fleet of Boeing 767 aircraft. The Toronto-New York-Santiago route will operate from Terminal-3 at the Pearson International Airport in Toronto. Pablo Yunis, vice president of North & Central America for LAN...

2008-07-15 15:00:37

MIAMI, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LAN Airlines expands the reach of its international network today by announcing new service to Santiago, Chile, from Toronto, Canada starting September 3rd, 2008. Once in Santiago, passengers have access to flights to multiple destinations within Chile and Argentina. The company will offer five flights per week to Santiago via New York City on its modern fleet of Boeing 767 aircraft. LAN flights will operate from Toronto to Santiago on Mondays,...

2008-07-08 18:00:31

Explorator Resources Inc. ("Explorator" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: EXO) is pleased to announce that it has assembled a team of internationally recognized consultants to prepare a technical scoping study on its El Espino-Venus copper-gold deposit in Chile (the "Project"). The Scoping Study team will be managed and co-ordinated by Mr. Dave Prins, who is Chairman of Explorator's Technical Advisory Committee. Mr. Prins is an engineer resident in Santiago and with relevant experience in...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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