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2008-08-05 12:01:07

"I can't think of anything more meaningful than to possess a unique expertise and be willing to provide that talent freely to others who are in dire need. This is a notion that is core to our corporate values," said Impulse Monitoring CEO, Gene Cattarina in response to learning of his team's successful support of surgeries in Trinidad performed by orthopedic surgeon, Vincent Arlet, MD and anesthesiologist, Thomas N. Pajewski, MD, PhD. Impulse Monitoring, Inc. (IMI) is a leading provider of...

2008-07-09 09:00:54

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Challenger Energy Corp. ("Challenger") (TSX VENTURE:CHQ)(AMEX:CHQ), along with its partners Canadian Superior Energy Inc. ("Canadian Superior") (TSX:SNG)(AMEX:SNG), and BG International Limited ("BG"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the BG Group plc (LSE:BG.L), announced today they have unanimously agreed to case and conduct flow testing on the "Bounty" well located approximately 65 miles off the east coast of the island of Trinidad. The...

2008-03-12 06:00:40

Independent oil and gas firm TXCO Resources has increased its Fort Trinidad field-area holdings in east Texas through a $19.6 million acquisition of additional acreage and reserves. Through separate transactions with several private parties, the company has increased its Fort Trinidad holdings to 36,498 gross acres or 20,526 net acres. Prior to the acquisition, TXCO held interests in approximately 18,000 gross acres or 8,000 net acres. The acquisition includes 8.1 billion cubic feet...

2007-07-31 20:18:30

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- A mud-spewing fissure in the ocean floor has given birth to a tiny Caribbean island and is posing a threat to small boats. The island, breaching a few inches above the ocean's surface and stretching 500 feet long, was discovered recently roughly five miles northeast of Trinidad, said Roderick Stewart, a seismologist at the University of the West Indies in St. Augustine. An advisory has been issued for small boats, which could lose buoyancy because of gas bubbling up...

2007-02-08 06:00:00

OTAHEITE, Trinidad _ When Ramos Ramdeo gazes at the water off this southern fishing village, he sees more than the crystal blue color, choppy waves and one of the world's richest shrimp spawning grounds. He sees his livelihood. It's the kind of livelihood that has defined fisherman Ramdeo's existence for much of his 60 years _ and the kind that does not include an aluminum smelter and other industrial plants on a man-made, 3,500-acre island offshore. That's what Prime Minister Patrick...

2007-01-16 21:00:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nucor Corporation announced today that the heat up of the direct reduced iron ("DRI") facility, Nu-Iron Unlimited, commenced on December 5, 2006, followed by the start-up of DRI production on December 30, 2006. This DRI facility is located in Point Lisas, Trinidad. In the second week of production, the Nu- Iron team completed a five-day performance test surpassing an average production of 220 tons per hour, achieving excellent...

2006-12-14 09:00:20

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast is officially introducing itself to Colorado Springs and Trinidad residents who previously were served by Adelphia Cable with the unveiling of new signs and logos on its buildings, service vehicles and employee uniforms. Today's announcement is another step in the transition following the August 1 acquisition of former Adelphia Cable systems. "We are excited to unveil the Comcast brand in Colorado Springs and Trinidad," said Jim...

2006-06-19 22:21:19

By Kevin Fylan BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and England know each other too well to relish a World Cup meeting in the last 16 and the rivals will be desperate to stave off another emotive clash when they play their final group games on Tuesday. Germany, the three times World Cup winners, and England, who won the competition for the only time when they beat the Germans in the final on home soil at Wembley in 1966, have already secured qualification for the second phase. The hosts still...

2006-06-17 17:13:45

By Mike Collett BERLIN (Reuters) - A member of FIFA's executive committee has admitted selling World Cup tickets at three times their face value and has been ordered to leave Germany as soon as possible, world soccer's governing body said on Saturday. Ismail Bhamjee of Botswana has signed a statement admitting selling 12 tickets for England's match against Trinidad & Tobago on Thursday for 300 euros ($379.9) each, three times the face value, FIFA said in a statement. Bhamjee,...

2006-06-16 03:55:00

By Olesya Dmitracova LONDON -- If watching the World Cup with a beer in your hand is your perfect idea of unwinding, you might need to find a better way to relax, say British researchers examining stress levels in soccer fans. With funding from online betting firm Betfair, Loughborough University scientists are measuring at every England game the strains experienced by supporters as well as the added impact of having a bet on the contest. The researchers monitor fans' heart rates throughout...


Latest Trinidad Reference Libraries

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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