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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...

2014-06-17 12:29:02

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Both Initiatives by Mass Voters CANTON, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today that it has collected and will submit the final round of signatures needed for two ballot initiatives that will dramatically improve patient safety in Massachusetts' hospitals and ensure that tax dollars for health care are used for patient care not excessive CEO compensation or accounts...

2014-06-01 23:01:54

Ignition Technology Group Ltd. (“Ignition”) is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Arcos Technologies Inc. (“Arcos”) as an industry provider of Microsoft Dynamics solutions. Hamilton, Bermuda (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Ignition, a leader in offshore business solutions, managed services, cloud hosting, business continuity/disaster recovery and IT outsourcing, has joined forces with Arcos to offer their customers an opportunity to expand their business value with Microsoft...

2014-05-23 23:04:38

Extending its international reach into Asia and the thriving Indian Technology industry, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s special economic zone, announced this week a business development consultancy partnership with Abhishek Mathur, an attorney with considerable legal experience and extensive contacts and connections in India’s IT industry. This partnership will be key in accessing this surging market and educating companies about the zone's benefits; quick and easy access...

2014-05-22 16:22:23

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, May 22, 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 June 15, 2014 to shareholders of record...

2014-05-08 20:22:39

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX: CUP.U) ("CUC" or "the Company") announced today its unaudited results for the First Quarter ended March 31(st) 2014 (all figures in United States dollars). Net earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2014 ("First Quarter 2014") totalled $3.4 million, an increase of $0.5...

2014-04-29 12:34:44

Advocates Urge Legislators to pass "Hospital Profit Transparency and Fairness Act" BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a State House press conference today, advocates presented lists of over 40 Massachusetts hospitals with money stored in offshore accounts (see list at the end of this release) and urged legislators to demand greater transparency in hospital finances by passing The Hospital Profit Transparency & Fairness Act (H3844). The initiative petition will...

2014-04-28 23:05:28

Initial promises made during pre-launch stage of Cayman’s Special Economic Zone are now being fulfilled as businesses across the spectrum reap the benefits. More than 100 companies have set up in the zone and local vendors, both large and small, are feeling the positive impact of new customers. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Initial projections that the creation of the Cayman Enterprise City special economic zone would stimulate the local economy are...

2014-04-22 16:32:39

Financing to Support an Aggressive Growth Agenda MIAMI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, is pleased to announce that the Company completed the first closing of $11.2 million from a new investor, Cayman Invest, SA ("Cayman Invest"). Cayman Invest has agreed to fund $11.2...

2014-04-16 08:39:20

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FinScan, a leading global provider of sanctions/Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening solutions, document verification, and sanctions lists today announced the opening of a data center in the Cayman Islands. The new location was added to meet FinScan's rapidly growing international client base and complements other data centers in the United States, Canada, and Germany. Growing client interest in software as a service (SaaS), or...

Latest Cayman Islands Reference Libraries

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...

2008-05-02 09:54:24

The Greater Antillean Grackle (Quiscalus niger), is a species of grackle found throughout the Greater Antilles and the Cayman Islands as well as smaller, nearby islands. There are seven subspecies, each restricted to one island or island group. They all differ from the nominate Hispaniola subspecies in size, bill size, and color tone. Like all Quiscalus grackles, it is a rather large, gregarious bird. The 10.6 inch long male is glossy black with a large tail. The 9.5 inch long female has a...

2008-02-06 15:18:07

The Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family, which include doves and pigeons. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'