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2011-07-21 09:15:00

PORT of SPAIN, Trinidad, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerijet International is celebrating its 20th Anniversary of consistent, scheduled all-cargo service to the Piarco International Airport in Trinidad. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110721/FL39261 ) Amerijet International initiated its service to Trinidad in 1991, operating two flights per week utilizing a B727-100 freighter with a capacity to carry 20,000 kg of freight per flight. In the early stages, Amerijet flew dry...

2010-06-09 05:00:00

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago is not the most familiar nation to Shanghai, where the country is exhibiting currently until October at the World Expo 2010, the roads that citizens are riding on in Shanghai more than likely were made from asphalt from the twin-island Caribbean nation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/CL18062 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100609/CL18062 ) "China has been...

2010-05-13 15:18:00

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- World GTL Inc, in the largest lawsuit ever filed against a private or Government-owned company in Trinidad, and amid upcoming elections, said it had served, with the help of a court order there, the Government-owned Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Petrotrin) with a complaint in the United States Federal District court for the wrongful expropriation of its assets in a joint venture company, World GTL Trinidad Limited. The Complaint requests...

2010-05-05 04:00:00

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago is at the Expo 2010 Shanghai China this week to market the nation on a global stage. The nation will exhibit in the CARICOM Pavilion from the beginning of May to 31st of October, 2010 with the theme "Trinidad & Tobago: WE ARE NEXT" and highlight five areas positioned for growth: ICT, Downstream Energy, Tourism, Food & beverage, Agro-technology. "We have a long legacy of growth and...

2010-03-03 16:02:00

(TSX: SCL.A, SCL.B) TORONTO, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Financial Summary (in thousands of Canadian dollars except per Fourth Quarter Full Year share amounts) 2009 2008 2009 2008 Restated Restated (note 1) (note 1)...

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2010-02-05 08:40:00

In the natural stream communities of Trinidad, guppy populations live close together, but evolve differently. Upstream, fewer predators mean more guppies but less food for each; they grow slowly and larger, reproduce later and less, and die older. Downstream, where predators thrive, guppies eat more, grow rapidly, stay small, reproduce quickly and die younger. While it is clear to ecologists that an ecosystem shapes the evolution of animals living in it, population biology experts such as...

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2010-02-02 07:12:41

Research findings introduce fundamental shift in how biologists perceive relationship between evolution and ecology Biologists have known for long that ecology, the interaction between organisms and their environment, plays a significant role in forming new species and in modifying living ones. The traditional view is that ecology shapes evolution. The environment defines a template and the process of evolution by natural selection shapes organisms to fit that template. Some specialized...

2009-12-16 16:31:00

In the news release, South American Dates Announced For Beyonce's 'I AM...' World Tour, issued 16-Dec-2009 by Music World/Columbia Records over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there was some misinformation in the Tour Dates section. Please note the updated information for Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Port of Spain concerts: Sat 2/6 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Pacaembu Stadium Sun 2/7 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Maracana Stadium Thu 2/18 - Port of Spain, Trinidad - Queen's Park...

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2009-11-29 08:17:19

On Friday, French and British premiers Nicolas Sarkozy and Gordon Brown gave their thumbs up to a global program that would provide the world's poorest nations with billions of dollars in aid to help them reduce their carbon emissions.  Both European leaders say that donations from the wealthiest nations to less developed countries should be an integral part of the new climate treaty which U.N. leaders hope to stitch together in Copenhagen next month. At a heads of state meeting in...

2009-10-05 15:05:00

ALVIN, Texas, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Team Inc. (Nasdaq: TISI), reported net income of $1.1 million ($0.06 per diluted share) on revenues of $100.9 million for its first quarter ended August 31, 2009. Results for the first quarter included non-routine legal and accounting costs of $1.1 million ($.03 per diluted share, after tax) related to an ongoing, independent investigation. Excluding the non-routine costs, net income would have been $1.8 million ($0.09 per diluted share)....


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White-winged Vampire Bat, Diaemus youngi
2012-07-17 11:03:45

The white-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi) is the only species in the genus Diaemus. Its range extends from Mexico into southern Argentina, and includes Isla Margarita and the islands of Trinidad. Approximately thirty bats were found in a hollow tree in Trinidad, and one individual was found in a well-lit cave with two other species of bats. The white-winged vampire bat is so named because of the white tips located on each wing, and these are easily seen when the bat is in flight. These...

2012-06-18 09:52:43

Symbol: ASPU8 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:52:44

Symbol: ASPUP6 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-18 09:52:57

Symbol: ASPUG Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

Bat Falcon, Falco rufigularis
2012-04-02 16:35:00

The Bat Falcon, (Falco rufigularis), is a species of bird of prey found in Mexico, Central and South America and Trinidad. It was formerly known as Falco albigularis. Its habitats are open woodlands and forest clearings. The adult female Bat Falcon measures 12 inches in length while the male is smaller, at 9 inches. The adult has a black back, head and tail. The throat, upper breast and neck sides are creamy white, the lower breast and belly is black, finely barred white, and the thighs...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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