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2011-02-05 00:00:43

BestofTexas.com and BestBuzz are very excited and honored to be sponsoring the "ËœBest Party in Texas' Super Bowl charity event with the Jose Feliciano Foundation, and are giving away Two Free VIP Tickets (value $2,000) for the party to a lucky winner! Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 BestofTexas.com and BestBuzz are very excited and honored to be sponsoring the "ËœBest Party in Texas' Super Bowl charity event with the Jose Feliciano Foundation, and are giving away...

2011-01-31 16:23:00

ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) announced today that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Noble Holding International Limited ("NHIL"), has priced an offering of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes in three separate tranches, with $300 million of 3.05% senior notes due 2016, $400 million of 4.625% senior notes due 2021, and $400 million of 6.05% senior notes due 2041. The weighted average coupon of all three tranches is...

2011-01-03 02:15:00

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products and the world's largest producer of multicrystalline solar wafers, today announced that LDK Solar and its wholly owned polysilicon manufacturing subsidiaries entered into a definitive agreement with China Development Bank Capital Corporation Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of China Development Bank...

2010-11-12 06:55:00

British scientists have created genetically modified sterile mosquitoes in an experiment to kill off others in their species, and researchers are hopeful that early field trials could help to stave off the rapid spread of dengue fever. This is the first time genetically altered mosquitoes have been set loose in the wild, after years of lab experiments and calculations. But while scientists believe the trial could lead to a breakthrough in halting the disease, critics argue that mutant...

2010-11-01 08:15:00

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tongjitang Chinese Medicines Company (NYSE: TCM) ("Tongjitang" or the "Company"), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on the development, manufacturing, marketing and selling of modernized traditional Chinese medicine in China, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger with Hanmax Investment Limited ("Hanmax"), Fosun Industrial Co., Limited ("Fosun") and Tonsun...

2010-09-28 14:24:32

NASA's Aqua satellite has peered into the cloud tops of System 96L in the western Caribbean early this morning and noticed that they've become colder and higher, which indicated the storms was strengthening and organizing. Just over eight hours later, the new Tropical Depression 16 was born, and now has the potential to become a tropical storm before it merges with an elongated area of low pressure near the Florida late on Wednesday. Tropical Depression 16 was officially named this morning,...

2010-09-22 08:01:00

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman and WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Walkers Corporate Services is pleased to announce a series of enhancements made to its online Client Portal. In an increasingly global financial environment, the Client Portal has made it possible for global corporations and financial institutions to have information and documents available at their fingertips 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world. Walkers Corporate Services has added new tools and resources...

2010-09-09 14:57:00

The Banker's 2010 IFC ratings place the Cayman Islands first for specialised financial centres LONDON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading banking and finance magazine, The Banker, has named the Cayman Islands as the top specialised financial centre for the second year running in its 2010 IFC Rankings released this month. Cayman has, for the second year running, been awarded first place by an increased margin over other jurisdictions such as Bermuda, Jersey, Guernsey, Malta, Gibraltar,...

2010-05-25 14:10:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cayman Airways has just launched a Two for the Price of One special; those who book a round-trip Cayman Airways flight before June 12 will receive an additional free round-trip ticket and a Fourth Night of accommodations Free on a three night stay with this limited time offer, valid for travel from May 5 - June 16. With non-stop service from New York, Tampa, and Miami, an unforgettable, value-added vacation is just hours away. To take advantage of this...

2010-05-14 16:23:00

Video Stream of Miles Ahead Festival To Appear Live at DoSomethingCayman.com CAYMAN ISLANDS, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The premier of the Cayman Islands, the Honourable McKeeva Bush says the local government "just cannot pay" for the kind of goodwill shared by the California-based Miles Ahead and local organizations resulting from a major humanitarian visit to Grand Cayman. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100514/DC05216LOGO) Speaking at the unveiling of a...

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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Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'