Geography of South America

World Food Travel Association Names First Ambassador in Latin America

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:30am

LONDON, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) announced the appointment of its first Ambassador in Latin America, Dalma Daz Pinto, based in Puerto Montt in the Chilean Patagonia.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) announced the appointment of its first Ambassador in Latin America, Dalma Daz Pinto, based in Puerto Montt in the Chilean Patagonia.
  • "I am delighted to serve as the Association's first Ambassador in both Chile and Latin America," said Dalma Daz Pinto.
  • Our wonderful regional gastronomy is just one reason why I wanted to represent the World Food Travel Association in Chile."
  • Dalma is a great fit to help carry out our mission, not just in Patagonia and in Chile, but elsewhere in Latin America as well."

Peruvian Mine Pucamarca Set for an Open Interoperable Future with Wenco System Subscription

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:00pm

Pucamarca is an open pit gold and silver mine located 51 kilometres from the city of Tacna, near Peru's southern border.

Key Points: 
  • Pucamarca is an open pit gold and silver mine located 51 kilometres from the city of Tacna, near Peru's southern border.
  • Owned and operated by Peruvian mining corporation Minsur S.A., Pucamarca is taking advantage of Wenco's suite of openly interoperable technology to run its operation.
  • The Wenco Mine Performance Suite includes the Wencomine fleet management system and its Dynamic Dispatch technology proven to increase production output by upwards of 11%.
  • Bringing Pucamarca into the Wenco user community marks two significant milestones: the first Wenco customer in Peru and the first site to use Wenco solutions under the new subscription plan.

Constitutional Court of Ecuador Denies Referendum Application and INV Metals Provides Update

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 12:00pm

TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INV Metals ("INV Metals" or "Company") (TSX: INV) provides an update on the 100% owned Loma Larga gold-copper-silver property (Loma Larga or Project), located in Ecuador.

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  • TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INV Metals ("INV Metals" or "Company") (TSX: INV) provides an update on the 100% owned Loma Larga gold-copper-silver property (Loma Larga or Project), located in Ecuador.
  • Ms. Candace MacGibbon, CEO, stated, We are pleased to report that the Constitutional Court of Ecuador has once again denied the application to hold a referendum related to mining activities within the canton of Cuenca, in the province of Azuay.
  • On August 28, 2020, the Ecuadorian Constitutional Court (the Constitutional Court) denied the request to hold a referendum related to mining activities within the canton of Cuenca, which was presented for consideration to the Court on August 3, 2020.
  • The Constitutional Court denied the request stating the standards and criteria previously established by the Constitutional Court to hold a referendum regarding mining activities were not met.

Patagonia Announces Reliance on Temporary Regulatory Filing Relief

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:30pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patagonia Gold Corp. (Patagonia or the Company) (TSXV: PGDC) announces that it intends to rely on the temporary blanket relief for market participants from certain regulatory filings as a result of COVID-19, pursuant to BC Instrument 51-517 Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements with Deadlines during the Period from June 2 to August 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patagonia Gold Corp. (Patagonia or the Company) (TSXV: PGDC) announces that it intends to rely on the temporary blanket relief for market participants from certain regulatory filings as a result of COVID-19, pursuant to BC Instrument 51-517 Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements with Deadlines during the Period from June 2 to August 31, 2020.
  • This blanket relief provides the Company with a 45-day extension to file its financial statements and managements discussion and analysis for the period ended June 30, 2020 (the Q2 Filings).
  • Patagonia expects to file the Q2 Filings on or before October 15, 2020.
  • The Company seeks to grow shareholder value through exploration and development of gold and silver projects in the Patagonia region of Argentina.

Verde Sales Grow 202% With Gross Margin Over 60% in the Second Quarter of 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 12:00pm

Verde has a newsletter for investors, with monthly updates about the Company.

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  • Verde has a newsletter for investors, with monthly updates about the Company.
  • Verde AgriTech promotes sustainable and profitable agriculture through the development of its Cerrado Verde Project.
  • This information and these statements, referred to herein as "forward-looking statements" are made as of the date of this document.
  • When relying on our forward-looking statements to make decisions with respect to Verde, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events.

BOMA Presents: Studio Amazon Series With Oskar Metsavaht (Instituto-e) and Sarah duPont (Amazon Aid Foundation)

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 2:00pm
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  • https://boma.global/
    Sarah duPont is an award-winning humanitarian, educator and filmmaker, and a vocal advocate of ecological preservation.
  • As the Founder of Amazon Aid Foundation, Sarah works with Neotropical scientists to study Amazonian biodiversity to educate the public and introduce cutting-edge conservation practices and solutions to the region.
  • Sarah is producer/co-director of the award-winning films River of Gold and Mercury Uprising, both about gold mining in the Amazon Rainforest.
  • Sarah has engaged in educational innovation for 25 years, and has developed a cross-disciplinary curriculum that supports core subjects while addressing the global importance of the Amazon.

Megalabs Partners With Medterra CBD To Bring CBD To Mexico, Argentina And Brasil

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:06pm

DALLAS and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, July 28,2020 /PRNewswire/ --Megalabs today announced its partnership with Medterrato bring their well-known CBD products to Mexico, Argentina and Brasil.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, July 28,2020 /PRNewswire/ --Megalabs today announced its partnership with Medterrato bring their well-known CBD products to Mexico, Argentina and Brasil.
  • "Over this last year we have been working with the Megalabs team to plan this entrance into the Latin America markets," said Jay Hartenbach, CEO of Medterra.
  • According to the agreement signed last June, Megalabs will have exclusive rights to commercialize Medterra products in Brasil, Mexico and Argentina.
  • As a global leader in CBD products, Medterra has helped lead the CBD industry forward with its wide ranging distribution and its dedication to quality.

Credicorp Ltd.: Credicorp’s “2Q20 quiet period”

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 9:52pm

Lima, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lima, PERU, July 16th, 2020 -- Credicorp (NYSE: BAP) announces that in accordance with its corporate disclosure policies and to prevent any leaks of financial results and ensure fairness, the Company will start the quiet period for 2Q20s earnings release on July Thursday 23th.

Key Points: 
  • Lima, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lima, PERU, July 16th, 2020 -- Credicorp (NYSE: BAP) announces that in accordance with its corporate disclosure policies and to prevent any leaks of financial results and ensure fairness, the Company will start the quiet period for 2Q20s earnings release on July Thursday 23th.
  • This period will end on the date of the release, August Thursday 6th.
  • During the quiet period, the Company will not disclose any financial information, comment on financial results, or respond to related questions.
  • Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE: BAP) is the leading financial services holding company in Peru with presence in Chile, Colombia and Bolivia.

Patagonia Gold First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 9:30pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patagonia Gold Corp. (Patagonia or the Company) (TSXV: PGDC) is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2020 (Q1 2020).

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patagonia Gold Corp. (Patagonia or the Company) (TSXV: PGDC) is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2020 (Q1 2020).
  • Total production of 1,937 gold ounces and 41,377 silver ounces in Q1 2020.
  • Patagonia Gold Corp. is a mining and development company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • The Company seeks to grow shareholder value through exploration and development of gold and silver projects in the Patagonia region of Argentina.

View Systems, Inc.’s (VSYM) Sannabis Prepares for Site Visit of their Seed Bank Facility near Popayan-CAUCA from the Colombian Agriculture Institute (ICA) on July 30.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 2:45pm

(the Company) announces a site visit of their Seed Propagation Facility near Popayan-CAUCA by the Colombian Institute of Agriculture (ICA) is scheduled for July 30, 2020 at 9am.

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  • (the Company) announces a site visit of their Seed Propagation Facility near Popayan-CAUCA by the Colombian Institute of Agriculture (ICA) is scheduled for July 30, 2020 at 9am.
  • ICA will inspect, make recommendations, and give the Company 60 days to comply, after which the approval process begins.
  • Sannabis applied for this license prior to December 31, 2018, the deadline for new applications, after this date no more applications are being accepted.
  • Arguably a Colombian Seed Use License could be the most sought after and valuable marijuana license anywhere in the World.