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2012-12-13 16:21:31

VANCOUVER, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. ("Guyana Frontier", TSXV: GYG) wishes to update its shareholders on the status of the proposed transaction with Horizonte Minerals Plc. ("Horizonte", AIM and TSX: HZM) for the acquisition of the Falcao Gold Project ("Falcao"), and on the status of certain mineral exploration properties in Guyana, South America and Ontario, Canada. As previously announced in its news release of November 6, 2012, Guyana Frontier has...

2012-12-12 12:27:43

NEW YORK, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickBank, a global network that enables online entrepreneurs to promote, sell and distribute digital products, has partnered with Payoneer [http://api.payoneer.com/Plugins/PayoutsRegistration/Default.aspx?pid=D94ywcjGx3uNnLKDZ0PImA%3d%3d&utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PR&utm_campaign=PR_ClickBankLink ] to continue its expansion into South America and many more countries. ClickBank, a secure online retail outlet for more than...

Paleontological Enigma Solved Thanks To Scrappy Grave Digger
2012-11-20 12:39:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s a popular cartoon geared towards adults which tells the story of a hapless young man who accidentally stumbles into a cryogenic capsule just moments before the turn of the century. The capsule just so happens to be set for 1,000 years, long enough for a couple of alien and robot uprisings and for the entire world our character knew to be virtually wiped away. The rest of the show is centered on how this 20th century...

2012-11-13 20:22:24

LUXEMBOURG, Nov. 13, 2012 /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 third quarter of 2012. Main highlights for the period: In 3Q12, Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $40.7 million and an Adjusted EBITDA margin of 24.7%. Adecoagro's Sugar, Ethanol and Energy business Adjusted EBITDA in 3Q12 was $46.4 million, 8.3% higher than 3Q11. Adjusted EBITDA...

2012-11-06 08:32:52

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing, LLC, a division of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO), announces the completion of key sales to the two major thoroughbred racetracks in Chile - Club Hipico de Santiago and Sociedad Hipodromo Chile - further strengthening the company's position in South America. Chile now joins Jockey Club Argentina and Jockey Club Peru as the third Sportech customer in South America deploying a Quantum(TM) System. (Logo:...

2012-11-01 07:22:17

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is further strengthening and developing its leadership team while continuing to deliver the One Ford plan for profitable growth. Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford today said that Alan Mulally plans to continue to serve as Ford president and CEO through at least 2014. At the same time, Mark Fields is named the company's new chief operating officer, effective Dec. 1. Mulally will continue leading the long-term...

2012-10-29 19:20:49

BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announced today its unaudited financial results, both consolidated and unconsolidated, for the third quarter and first nine months of 2012, prepared and filed in Colombian pesos (COP$) in accordance with the Public Accountancy Legal Framework (Regimen de Contabilidad Publica, RCP) of Colombia's General Accounting Office. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO)...

2012-10-18 19:20:32

BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that it has submitted the best offers for 12 exploratory blocks in the Round Colombia 2012, following the opening of bidding held yesterday by the National Hydrocarbons Agency (Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos, ANH) in Cartagena, Colombia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) Of the 12 blocks, Ecopetrol holds a 100% stake in six of them, and the...

2012-10-11 07:26:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "South America: Quest for Wonder," the first episode in award-winning travel journalist/producer Richard Bangs' "Quest Series," premieres this week on public television stations across the United States. Produced in partnership with Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), "South America: Quest for Wonder" is a groundbreaking integration of television and the web that takes viewers to geographic and cultural landmarks served by LAN Airlines and its affiliates,...

2012-10-08 11:21:50

HARRISON, N.J., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The biggest rivalry in Ecuadorian club soccer is coming to New York's Red Bull Arena next week to raise awareness and support for Ecuador's innovative and global project, the Yasuni-ITT Initiative, to protect one of the most bio-diverse regions on Earth. Ecuadorian clubs Club Sport Emelec and Barcelona Sporting Club will go head to head on Wednesday, October 10 at 7:00pm ET in a historic game organized by the Ecuadorian Consulate in...


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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