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2014-03-03 04:20:17

AURORA, ON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. THREE MONTHS ENDED YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, DECEMBER 31, 2013 2012 2013 2012 Sales $ 9,174 $ 8,033 $ 34,835 $ 30,837...

2014-02-21 23:00:39

MarketResearchReports.Biz includes new market research report "Cardiac Arrest Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" to its huge collection of research reports. (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Cardiac Arrest Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Cardiac Arrest clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Cardiac Arrest. It includes an overview...

2014-02-18 16:23:04

A Back-Stage Pass to South America's Legendary Dakar Rally TORONTO and SAN JUAN DE PIRQUE, Chile, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2012 David Mills joined a Chilean team competing in South America's legendary Dakar Rally. For three grueling weeks he lived with the tight-knit Dakar community as they battled the most brutal conditions imaginable in what is the ultimate in long-distance off-road competition. Racing 9,000 kilometers across unmarked mountain valleys and shifting desert...

2014-02-14 12:27:05

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alicorp S.A.A. ("Alicorp" or "the Company") (BVL: ALICORC1 and ALICORI1), a leading consumer goods company headquartered in Peru, announced today that it will host its Fourth Quarter 2013 earnings conference call & audio webcast presentation. The conference call will take place on: February 18, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. New York Time (9:00 a.m. Lima). Presenting for Alicorp: Mr. Paolo Sacchi, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Diego Rosado, Chief...

2014-02-13 12:21:33

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) today announced that its fourth quarter and year end 2013 results will be released before market open on Thursday March 13, 2014 followed by a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts on Thursday March 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m (Bogotá time), 9:00 a.m. (Toronto time) and 10:00 a.m. (Rio de Janeiro time). Participants will include Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive...

2014-02-10 12:26:54

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grana y Montero S.A.A. ("Grana y Montero" or "the Company") (NYSE: GRAM) (BVL:GRAMONC1), the engineering and construction Peruvian company recently listed in the New York Stock Exchange, announced it will host its Fourth Quarter 2013 earnings conference call on February 11, 2014 @ 11.00 a.m. Eastern Time / 11.00 a.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial: 1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants) 1-334-323-7224 (International Participants)...

2014-02-10 04:20:34

After Producing a Record 10.6 MMBOE, 1P Reserves Increased 5% to 55.7 MMBOE, 2P Reserves Increased 81% to 133.1 MMBOE, and 3P Reserves Increase 94% to 217.0 MMBOE all on a Company Interest Basis CALGARY, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT: GTE; TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil exploration and production in South America, today announced the results of a qualified independent reserve evaluation of the company's reserves by GLJ...

Fossilized Teeth Show Bat Family Belongs To Primitive Lineage, Had Broad Range
2014-02-06 10:01:59

Duke University Today, Madagascar sucker-footed bats live nowhere outside their island home, but new research shows that hasn't always been the case. The discovery of two extinct relatives in northern Egypt suggests the unusual creatures, which evolved sticky footpads to roost on slick surfaces, are primitive members of a group of bats that evolved in Africa and ultimately went on to flourish in South America. A team of researchers described the two bat species from several sets of...

2014-02-04 08:34:50

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting clinical trial scenario. This report...

2014-02-04 08:21:38

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Automotive Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) Market 2013-2023 - Prospects for CNG Passenger Cars Report DetailsThe automotive compressed natural gas vehicles (NGV) market is a dynamic and capital intensive industry. Gas systems fitted as original equipment follow the global demand for new vehicles and the cyclical nature of this business. In addition, demand for gas systems...


Latest South America Reference Libraries

Grey Slender Opossum, Marmosops incanus
2013-05-02 10:34:31

The grey slender opossum (Marmosops incanus) can be found in South America, in a small range that includes only Brazil. Its preferred habitat includes both primary and secondary forests, humid lowland coastal areas at elevations between 2,624 and 4,265 feet. This species can only breed once per year, and displays an odd method of breeding. During this period, males will breed just before they die in a method known as semelparous breeding. It is thought that the grey slender opossum occurs in...

North America
2013-02-18 15:40:12

North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...

White-headed Capuchin, Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but these reports have not been confirmed. Its South American range is limited to the northwestern area...

Dire Wolf, Canis dirus
2012-05-04 12:37:48

The dire wolf (Canis dirus) is an extinct wolf that was most common to North and South America. This carnivorous mammal lived for approximately 1.79 million years, existing throughout the Irvingtonian stage to the Rancholabrean stage of the Pleistocene era. It is related to the grey wolf, although it was larger and has no direct line to any living species. In 1854, the type specimen of the dire wolf was found in Evansville, Indiana. Joseph Granville Norwood acquired the specimen, a...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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