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2013-05-15 16:29:29

LUXEMBOURG, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the first quarter ended on March 31, 2013. Main highlights for the period: Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $29.0 million in 1Q13, representing an $27.2 million increase compared to 1Q12. Adjusted EBITDA margin during 1Q13 reached 28.3% in 1Q13, compared to 1.2% in 1Q12. The Sugar, Ethanol...

2013-05-15 12:23:52

New senior leaders named in three regions as company prepares for global growth ATLANTA, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced a number of senior executive moves designed to further accelerate its "One Novelis" global integration strategy. Company executives Marco Palmieri, Tadeu Nardocci and Erwin Mayr have been appointed as regional presidents for North America, South America and Europe, respectively, and Brad...

2013-05-15 08:22:49

ALBANY, New York, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database Pipeline Industry to 2017 - Rising Global Energy Demand and Increased Shale Gas Exploration Encouraging Growth ResearchMoz announces that it has published a new study Pipeline Industry to 2017 - Rising Global Energy Demand and Increased Shale Gas Exploration Encouraging Growth [http://www.researchmoz.us/pipeline-industry-to-2017-report.html ] A leading business...

2013-05-14 12:32:01

PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Governor Tom Corbett joined Chilean Minister of Agriculture Luis Mayol Bouchon today to discuss new economic opportunities associated with expanding Chilean agriculture trade to the Port of Philadelphia. "Today's visit to the Port of Philadelphia follows up my administration's efforts in South America to tout Pennsylvania and its deep water ports as a gateway to U.S. markets," said Corbett. "Already a top destination of Chilean fruit,...

2013-05-14 12:22:41

Company's Support of Brazil's Caatinga Region Leads to Sustainable Supply, Honorable Legacy RACINE, Wis., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, SC Johnson celebrated 15 years of commitment to preserving the Brazilian Caatinga Region, the ecoregion located in northeast Brazil. The family company's long history with Brazil, and the region, dates back to 1935, when third generation leader H.F. Johnson Jr. traveled to Fortaleza, Brazil in pursuit of a permanent reserve of Carnauba...

2013-05-08 08:25:43

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brazil's efforts to better monitor forest clearings and enforce laws prevented the clearing of over 59,500 km(2) of Amazon forest area from 2007 through 2011, according to a new study by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), DETERring Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Deforestation observed during this period totaled 41,500 km(2) - 59% less than would have occurred in the absence of the policy change. The deforestation rate in the...

2013-05-07 08:26:44

PITTSBURGH, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (OTC Pink: TVTV), a leader in delivering over the top (OTT) subscription television services to a variety of devices including Connected TVs, streaming media players, smartphones and TabletPCs, today announced the launch of its expanded ArabicTV service offering, which includes 21 of the most popular channels from the Middle East, now available at http://arabic.wherever.tv. WhereverTV's ArabicTV line-up includes channels...

2013-04-29 16:25:22

Consolidated spending(1) down $217 million or 13% vs. prior year quarter; 2013 capital expenditure guidance lowered by $100 million DENVER, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today reported attributable net income from continuing operations of $315 million, or $0.63 per basic share, down 44% from $561 million, or $1.13 per basic share in the first quarter of 2012. As previously reported, results for the first quarter...

2013-04-29 08:23:35

LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uranium Hunter Corporation (OTC Pink: URHN), a uranium and gold mining company that targets historically proven and highly prospective properties in Africa and South America which can quickly come to production, wishes to announce that it has issued a letter to shareholders from its President, Gregory Ellis. The text of the letter appears below. Dear Shareholders: As the President of Uranium Hunter Corporation and in an effort to make sure that all...

2013-04-25 12:22:11

Complimentary headsets and wine with meal in Economy; amenity kits with Red Flower luxury products in Envoy make travel to Europe, Middle East and South America more TEMPE, Ariz., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) is making international travel more comfortable and convenient with several in-flight enhancements starting this spring and summer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130425/LA01683) (Photo:...


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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