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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...

2014-04-04 04:20:11

GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators, Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited ("the JPLs") are pleased to confirm that, on April 2, 2014, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Cayman Court"), authorized the JPLs to take steps to implement the restructuring of the Company's offshore...

2014-04-02 12:35:15

SHENZHEN, China, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noah Education Holdings Ltd. ("Noah" or the "Company") (NYSE: NED), a leading provider of education services in China, today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Rainbow Education Holding Limited ("Parent") and Rainbow Education Merger Sub Holding Limited ("Merger Sub"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent, pursuant to which Parent will acquire the Company for...

2014-03-27 23:22:40

Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the Cayman Islands’ award-winning special economic zone, today announces 2014 plans for a focus on global commodities companies seeking to curb escalating operational costs in order to become more profitable. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the Cayman Islands’ award-winning special economic zone, today announces 2014 plans for a focus on global commodities companies seeking to curb escalating...

2014-03-18 08:38:13

BEIJING, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (NASDAQ: CEDU) (the "Company"), a leading online educational services provider in China, today announced that it filed a definitive proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") in connection with an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the "EGM") to be held on April 18, 2014 to consider and vote on, among others, the proposal to authorize and approve the previously announced Agreement...

2014-03-14 04:21:05

BEIJING, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (NASDAQ: CEDU) (the "Company"), a leading online educational services provider in China, today announced that it has called an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the "EGM"), to be held on April 18, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. (Beijing time), at 4th Floor-A, GeHua Building, QinglongHutong No 1, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, to consider and vote on, among others, the proposal to authorize and approve the previously...

2014-03-13 23:04:31

Portal simplifies the application process for international companies wanting to set up in Cayman’s Special Economic Zone. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The application process for international companies seeking to set up a physical presence in the Cayman Islands has gone online with the launch of Cayman Enterprise City’s new web-based client portal. Cayman’s special economic zone developed the portal in conjunction with Brac Informatics Centre,...

2014-03-03 04:21:59

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. - in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company"; NYSE: LDK) announces that the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands appointed Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both partners of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited of 38 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Canella Court, Camana Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, as joint provisional liquidators ("JPLs") for the Company on February 27, 2014. This appointment...


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...

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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...

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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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