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2014-09-23 08:23:07

Sophisticated, iconic Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand infuses vibrant approach to Good Spirited initiative Hamilton, Bermuda, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The beautiful hills of northwest Italy are steeped in tradition, as well as forwarding-thinking practices for a sustainable future. The region is home to MARTINI®, producer of the world's leading vermouth and favorite sparkling Italian wines, for more than 150 years. The Bacardi-owned brand stands out for its exceptional and...

2014-09-11 16:22:14

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) today announced it will purchase 10.375 million of its common shares from UBS Investment Bank at $24.10 per share, for a total aggregate amount of approximately $250 million. The shares represent approximately 40% of the position previously held by Pamplona Capital Management. Tony Petrello, Nabors' Chairman, President & CEO, commented, "I am pleased that we have had the opportunity to buy...

2014-09-05 12:21:12

LIMA, Peru, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inkia Energy Limited, an exempted company organized under the laws of Bermuda (the "Company"), announced today that it has commenced a solicitation (the "Solicitation") of consents (the "Consents") upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in a Notice of Consent Solicitation (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Notice") and an accompanying Consent Form (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to...

2014-08-12 16:32:31

HSINCHU, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the repurchase of 1,000,000 shares or 3.3% ownership of outstanding shares of ChipMOS held by Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. ("SPIL"). Based on June 30, 2014 shareholding information, upon consummation...

2014-08-12 16:32:15

HSINCHU, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services ("OSAT"), today declared an annual cash dividend of US$0.14 per share payable on October 30, 2014 to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on October 16, 2014. S.J. Cheng, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ChipMOS, said, "This represents our...

2014-08-06 04:21:57

HAMILTON, Bermuda, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - BACARDI has released The Spirit of BACARDI - a graphic novel that tells the stories behind the Bacardi family and Company origins in Cuba - Created by legendary graphic novel talent; a unique collaboration between writer Warren Ellis and artist Michael Allred - Drops of BACARDI rum added to the inks used to illustrate the novel - Available to download now from...

2014-07-24 16:22:59

HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 50% increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend. A dividend of $0.06 per common share will be paid on September 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 9, 2014. Tony Petrello, Nabors' Chairman and CEO, commented, "The Board's increase in the dividend reflects the financial strength of the Company and...

2014-07-18 08:26:25

HSINCHU, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services ("OSAT"), today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, (7:00 a.m. Taiwan time, Wednesday, August 13, 2014) to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results and management's outlook...

2014-06-19 16:21:15

Cruises feature three days and nights at Hamilton SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is returning to the pink sands and pastel-colored skyline of Bermuda on seven-day cruises aboard ms Veendam. Sailing roundtrip from Boston, Mass., six departures will sail in May, June and July, and feature three days and nights at Hamilton, the country's capital known for its gorgeous beaches and abundance of golf courses....

2014-06-12 23:10:29

Ignition Technology Group Ltd. provides assistance to offshore startup organizations to enable them to get their IT systems setup quickly and cost effectively. Hamilton, Bermuda (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Ignition, a leader in offshore financial cloud service and managed services, has recognized a growing need in the marketplace to provide a fully managed product to offshore startup organizations to enable them to get their IT systems setup and operating quickly with minimal capital costs. To...


Latest Bermuda Reference Libraries

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2012-06-15 02:54:21

Symbol: OXPE Group: Dicot Family: Oxalidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   BOCE Bolboxalis cernua (Thunb.) Small   OXCE Oxalis cernua Thunb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta...

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2007-10-24 13:54:31

The Bermuda Petrel (Pterodroma cahow), is a gadfly petrel. It is commonly known as the Cahow in Bermuda. It is the national bird of Bermuda as well. It is a symbol of hope for natural conservation. It is a slow breeder, returning to its former nesting place after it turns 5 years old and laying one egg per season. Though protected, the bird is at risk due to predation from rats, cats and dogs in Bermuda. It was thought to be extinct for nearly 330 years until its dramatic rediscovery in...

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2007-03-26 12:49:39

The Banded butterflyfish (Chaetodon striatus), is a butterflyfish found in the western Atlantic Ocean from Brazil to Bermuda. The name is derived from the dark vertical bands on the fish's body. This, combined with a vertical, black bar through the eye, is designed to confuse predators.

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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