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2014-09-17 16:24:35

Tickets on Sale Now to See Headlining International Chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence and More! NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Culinary masters including Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence, Stephanie Izard, Ed Baines and Roger Mooking will be making their way to the island of Barbados, the culinary capital of the Caribbean, for the fifth annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival. The international gourmet event of the season boasts the...

2014-09-10 08:22:20

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A longtime supporter and restorer of some of Canada's most historic boats, Bobby Genovese has pledged $10,000 in support of the Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society's RMS Segwun Wheelhouse Restoration Campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/144912 The recently announced $125,000 Campaign has raised over $70,000 from the Board and senior management of the Society. "It is my hope that the members of the Society...

2014-09-09 16:23:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The island of Barbados is pleased to announce its newest division of tourism affairs, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA). Built as a reform to the original Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA), the new divisions will work together to transform the current tourism landscape creating a bold new organization focused on keeping the island top of mind in the dynamic and and ever-changing tourism...

2014-09-03 08:31:02

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What's Up Media Group has completed renovation of its new multi-media production facility, announced BG Capital Group Board Chairman Bobby Genovese, who partnered with the north central Florida media group last year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134200 "This partnership is an example of our dedication to Ocala and to the people who live and work in Marion County," said Genovese of the new facility and its expanded...

2014-08-11 12:21:35

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently-restored Miss Canada IV, built by Greavette Boats in 1948 -1949 in Gravenhurst and powered by a Rolls-Royce V 12 Griffon engine, will be at the Lake of Bays Antique & Classic Boat and Car Show on Sunday, August 17, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135064 Miss Canada IV was built for Harold & Lorna Wilson to challenge for the Harmsworth Trophy, emblematic of world supremacy in powerboat racing....

2014-07-31 16:20:41

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an exhaustive three-year restoration, Bobby Genovese's iconic Rambler, a 70-foot, 1903 Polson Iron Works Yacht, will make her debut at the Muskoka Lakes Association Show in Port Carling on Saturday August 9, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132297 The boat was built for Alexander McKenzie, Treasurer of Canadian National Railways in 1903. Since then, Rambler has had five owners and has undergone three...

2014-07-17 12:27:47

Dr. Catwell masterfully traces the history of Barbados' St. Andrew's Parish Church MAITLAND, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Sylvan R. Catwell's new book, The Development and Impact of St. Andrew's Parish Church, Barbados ($20.99, paperback, 9781629524238; $31.99, hardcover, 9781629524245; $9.99, e-book, 9781629524252) communicates the message that good leaders must prepare well for their mission, and participate in training others to be their successors. According to...

2014-07-14 12:25:29

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miss Canada IV took top honors at the 34th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show in Gravenhurst, Ontario on Saturday, July 5, 2014 winning the "Best of Show Restored" award, while Miss Miami V won second place in front of a sell out crowd that was on hand to celebrate "Every Boat has a Story." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126703 "It was the thrill of a lifetime to showcase these newly-restored racing treasures in...

2014-06-25 16:20:39

Service to Begin Twice Weekly on December 4, 2014, with first ever nonstop on Delta Air Lines from JFK NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbados and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announce a collaboration on new nonstop service this winter to the Caribbean island. Travelers from the Eastern and Central regions of the U.S. now have a new reason to head to the sun-drenched island, with nonstop flights beginning on December 4, 2014, twice weekly between Grantley Adams...

2014-06-05 12:27:55

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group has acquired Wild Waters, Ocala, Florida's largest water park, announced Board Chairman, Bobby Genovese, and Silver Springs Management President and CEO, Arden Tilghman. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94433 Silver Springs Management, LLC (SSM) was purchased by BG Capital Group last year as part of a three-year deal with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to assume concessionaire...


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Barbados Blackbelly Sheep
2014-09-22 08:17:04

The Barbados black belly sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the island of Barbados in the Caribbean, although it has been found to have some African ancestry. The USDA imported a small flock of this breed in 1904 for the purpose of scientific study and there are now two distinct breeds, creating some confusion with the names. The purebred Barbados blackbelly sheep has no horns, but a popular crossbreed known as the Barbado is known for its black horns. The name of this...

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2012-06-14 13:38:14

Symbol: PEAC2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Vine Native Status: L48    I PR    I VI    I Synonyms:   CAPE24 Cactus pereskia L.   PEACG Pereskia aculeata Mill. var. godseffiana (hort. ex Gard. Chron.) Backeb. & F.M. Knuth ex Krainz   PEPE20 Pereskia pereskia (L.) Karst. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, TX...

2012-06-15 04:30:47

Symbol: MAEM Group: Dicot Family: Malpighiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I PR    I VI    I Synonyms:   MAGL9 Malpighia glabra auct. non L.   MAPU10 Malpighia punicifolia auct. non L. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta...

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2012-06-15 06:21:14

Symbol: JACU2 Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I HI    I PR    I VI    I Synonyms:   CUCU4 Curcas curcas (L.) Britton & Millsp. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:53:02

Symbol: HIST7 Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: HI    I Synonyms:   AMST8 Amaryllis striatum Lam. Distribution: Hippeastrumstriatum(Lam.) H.E. Moore distribution:USA(HI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

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