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2014-12-12 12:20:32

Eight Carnival Ships, Featuring Five New Itineraries from Four U.S. Homeports, Will Call at Amber Cove During the Port's Inaugural Season MIAMI, Dec.

2014-12-10 08:22:17

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WERPO (OTC BB: BBRD) is announcing its partnership with SEEDSOWERS INVESTORS AND DEVELOPERS CO.

2014-12-03 16:24:24

Country and course take top honors in World Golf Awards' Caribbean categories DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Dec.

2014-12-02 23:07:29

Liquid E700 available at Digicel stores in Bermuda, Jamaica and the Turks & Caicos Islands San Jose, Calif.

2014-12-02 16:25:30

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Caribbean-American Autism advocate and proud mother Rosanne Small-Morgan has released her new book, "Situation Zane. Autism...

2014-12-01 08:24:42

Six Additional Franchises Established in the Middle East, Central America and The Caribbean ATLANTA, Dec.

2014-11-26 23:01:24

The University of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Exploratory Research Center has been awarded a $900,000 U.S.

2014-11-25 12:25:50

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 6 Caribbean nations make history by holding the largest, multi-island Black Friday Sales Event.


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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.