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2014-07-21 16:23:50

20th annual event recognizes the most influential business leaders in the Americas in diverse categories including Environmentalist of the Year, Innovative Corporate Leader of the Year, Social Responsibility CEO of the Year, Sustainability CEO of the Year, and Trade Americas BRAVO Award MIAMI, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin Trade Group, the leading provider of information and business services to companies operating in Latin America, announced today five winners who will be...

2014-07-15 04:21:29

- Leading US-based entrepreneurs to bring business expertise and passion for cricket to reigning CPL champs DALLAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a thrilling opening weekend for the Limacol Caribbean Premier League 2014, Chalak Mitra Group (CMG) has been announced as the new franchise owners of reigning Limacol CPL champions, the Jamaica Tallawahs. CMG was founded by seven best friends, who are dynamic entrepreneurs from India that are passionate about cricket. The group,...

2014-07-10 23:05:23

Caribbean Export Agency aims to boost regional trade in the Caribbean among the territories and the proximity of Cayman’s Special Economic Zone to the US presents opportunities. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Cayman Enterprise City Chief Executive Officer Charlie Kirkconnell and Chief Development Officer Cindy O’Hara welcomed representatives of private firms and stakeholders from some 15 Caribbean countries to the CEC special economic zone offices in...

2014-07-10 12:28:08

Fernando Fascioli Promoted to President of McCann Worldgroup Latin America & Caribbean NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced new leadership heading two of its international regions. Pablo Walker, who has been President of McCann Worldgroup Latin America & Caribbean, has been promoted to President of McCann Worldgroup Europe. Fernando Fascioli, who has been CEO of McCann Worldgroup Chile, has been promoted to succeed Walker as President of...

2014-07-07 08:20:53

MONTREAL, July 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of June, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 85.7 per cent, versus 85.0 per cent in June 2013, an increase of 0.7 percentage points on a system-wide capacity increase of 9.8 per cent. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for June increased 10.6 per cent. Air Canada reports traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air Canada rouge(TM), which began operations on July 1, 2013, and regional airlines...

2014-07-06 23:02:09

Working with local production company 365mmp, the hotel has cut its own video to accompany the music of Pharell's global hit 'Happy' joining hundreds of versions from destinations around the world as far flung as New Caledonia, Madagascar and Paris. Roseau, Dominica (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Guests from all around the world already know The Fort Young is at the heart of their Dominica holidays. With the release of its new 'Happy Video' on social media, The Nature...

Long-Term Research Foretells Reversal Of Caribbean Coral Decline
2014-07-02 12:48:14

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Within the next 20 years most of the Caribbean corals could be gone, according to a report by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). Due to the loss of grazers, there is only about one-sixth of the coral cover left in the region. The report covers research from 1970 to 2012 by 90 experts over a three-year study...

2014-07-02 08:21:30

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixt rent car is expanding its presence in the Caribbean market and announces the opening of two new car rental operations in Puerto Rico and Curacao as of June 1(st), 2014. Both islands will be operated by experienced Franchise partners. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121119/FL00220LOGO Puerto Rico In Puerto Rico, Sixt will start with a shuttle service to San Juan Airport, offering its clients a fleet ranging from Economy...

2014-06-27 23:02:53

Funding will support larger regional effort to protect important marine habitats for the sake of local livelihoods and tourism in the region. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Nature Conservancy announced today that the Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the World Bank, has contributed US$7.2 million to the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) to promote the conservation, protection, management and expansion of national protected area systems and other areas of biodiversity...

2014-06-26 23:10:06

Audio One Features the “Victoria” Line in New Designer-Partnered Display Dallas, TX; Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Nouveau Distributing, the exclusive wholesale representative for Waterfall Audio speakers in North America and the Caribbean, today announced their new position as a flagship speaker in the Sunny Isles Beach showroom of Audio One, a prominent integration firm in South Florida. The Audio One showroom is a collaboration with the nation’s largest Interior Design firm,...


Latest Caribbean Reference Libraries

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Black Sea Urchin, Diadema antillarum
2013-11-06 11:22:21

Diadema antillarum, known also as the Lime Urchin, the Long-Spined Sea Urchin, or the Black Sea Urchin, is a species of sea urchin belonging to the family Diadematidae. It is characterized by its extremely long black spines. This species is the most plentiful and significant herbivore on the coral reefs of the western Atlantic and Caribbean basin. Then the population of these sea urchins is at a healthy level, they’re the main grazers which prevent algae overgrowth of the reef....

Black Sea Urchin, Diadema antillarum
2013-04-30 12:59:49

The black sea urchin (Diadema antillarum), also known as the lime sea urchin or the long-spined sea urchin, is a species that can be found in the Caribbean basin and the western waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It prefers to inhabit coral reefs in these areas and resides at depths of up to 32.8 feet. This species has a test, or outer shell, that is similar that of most species of sea urchin. However, this species has longer spines, a trait from which it derived one of its common names. These...

Caribbean Sea
2013-04-18 12:52:52

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean that is located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It’s bordered by Mexico and Central America towards the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and towards the south by South America. The whole area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and neighboring coasts, are together known as the Caribbean. The sea is one of the largest seas and has an area of...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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