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2014-08-19 23:06:36

With a backup battery, an accelerometer and a water and dust resistant case the Skypatrol Power Sport GPS is ideal for use on motorcycles and off-road vehicles. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Skypatrol, a world leader in GPS Tracking Solutions, proudly announced today, the immediate availability of its Power Sport GPS in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. An ideal tracking solution for motorcycles, boats, and other vehicles that require features that guarantee...

2014-08-18 23:01:27

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that PowerMundo, a Colorado-based international social enterprise, was selected as 1 of 10 winners in a field of 563 applicants in the latest IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest. The IDB awarded $100,000 to support PowerMundo’s proposal entitled, “Digital Diesel: Pay As You Go Financing for Solar Energy in Rural Peru”. Denver, Colorado and Lima, Peru (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 PowerMundo is an IDB Award Winner. The Inter-American...

2014-08-15 16:22:24

CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) ("CUC" or "the Company") announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a dividend of US$0.165 per Class A Ordinary Share, or an annualized dividend of US$0.66 per share. The dividend will be payable September 15, 2014 to shareholders of...

2014-08-11 12:26:04

MINNETONKA, Minn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos announced that it has signed an agreement with Juan Felipe Salazar to design and execute a sales and marketing strategy in key Caribbean, Central and South American gaming jurisdictions. "The Latin and South American gaming markets are witnessing tremendous growth opportunities in...

2014-08-08 23:00:37

The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of six jurisdictions nation-wide to receive a Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1 award from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) to support Virgin Islands-EPSCoR, which is housed at the University of the Virgin Islands Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of six jurisdictions nation-wide to receive a Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-1...

2014-08-04 23:05:35

Hexagon Geospatial’s full-line of solutions to be sold throughout the Caribbean. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces its new partnership with GeoOrbis to distribute the company’s full line of solutions in the English-speaking basin of the Caribbean. Headquartered in Barbados, GeoOrbis is a GIS consulting firm offering geospatial project management, application development, and base mapping to organizations throughout the Caribbean. The distributor will...

2014-07-31 23:03:03

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. These agreements will allow UVI to establish areas for...

2014-07-31 08:32:46

Latin American and Caribbean government agencies, major infrastructure developers and local providers to gather in Miami in September to launch ConnectAmericas.com Infrastructure Community MIAMI, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin American countries seeking to remain internationally competitive need to invest close to five percent of their GDP to bridge the region's infrastructure gap. That presents big opportunities for firms throughout the hemisphere. Those opportunities will be...

2014-07-30 23:15:12

Media Marketing is pleased to annouce U.S. Virgin IsIands Culinary Team took GOLD overall in the 2014 Taste of the Caribbean competition which is proudly sponsored by the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association. United States Virgin Islands (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Congratulations to the United States Virgin Islands Culinary Team which took gold overall in the 2014 Taste of the Caribbean competition at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida June 28 through July 2. This is the first time the team has...

2014-07-28 23:09:12

Pirate Jonny's receives requests from the United Kingdom to provide a fajita seasoning, now available for the United States. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Pirate Jonny's Award Winning flavors of the Caribbean continues its expansion of rubs, seasonings & sauces to include a new all purpose Fajita Seasoning. A superior MSG free-Gluten free, low sodium all round grilling and cooking seasoning. Pirate Jonny's started in 2011 with only 2 flavors of which 1 was...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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