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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...

2014-06-05 12:26:32

Iconic Brand Makes Donation to the International Superstar's The Clara Lionel Foundation ORLANDO, Fla., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International has partnered with international superstar Rihanna on limited-edition merchandise. As part of the partnership, the singer revealed a shirt featuring an original design and artwork as part of Hard Rock's Artist Spotlight Series. Hard Rock also announced that it was adding several of Rihanna's personal items to Hard Rock's...

Barbados Utilizes World Environment Day To Inspire Developing Island Nations To Focus On Green Technology
2014-06-04 15:16:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year on June 5th we celebrate World Environment Day (WED). It is on this day that we should take time to focus on making some positive contribution for the environment’s sake, as we need to preserve planet Earth not just for present life, but also for the generations of people, animals and plants that follow. As part of WED, each year the global event is hosted by a specific country that is at the forefront of environmental...

2014-03-27 12:21:08

ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's most popular and appealing travel destinations are in jeopardy, vulnerable to issues like climate change and unsustainable development. Several leading organizations have joined forces to address these challenges head-on by helping tourism destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America to safeguard their natural and cultural assets, while enhancing communities and securing a vibrant regional economy. The...

2014-03-24 12:21:27

NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Gear Festival Barbados and the Barbados Tourism Authority announced today that Lewis Hamilton will appear on track behind the wheel of his MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One car during an adrenaline-fuelled motoring weekend on May 17 & 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131218/NY35667LOGO-a Fans can expect to hear the spine-tingling roar of the F1 W04's Mercedes-Benz Formula One engine as the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS car makes...

2014-03-18 16:20:58

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Barbados Tourism Authority and Top Gear Festival have announced that legendary Formula One team-owner and commentator Eddie Jordan is set to join the star-studded line-up at the inaugural Top Gear Festival Barbados, from May 17-18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/NY85796 Jordan rejoins the Festival as a host, after making an appearance at Top Gear Festival South Africa in 2011. He said: "It's great to be going...

2014-03-18 12:23:02

Cahill Energy signs historic agreement with the Barbados Government to build and operate a revolutionary Waste to Energy plant utilising the most innovative technology available to provide up to 25% of the island's energy needs NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Guernsey-based Cahill Energy is delighted to announce it signed a historic agreement with the Government of Barbados on 15th March 2014 to build and operate a leading edge clean energy plant on the Caribbean...


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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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2012-06-18 08:34:24

Symbol: CAPU13 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I PR    I VI    I Synonyms:   POPU12 Poinciana pulcherrima L. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta...

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