August 22, 2019

Second Slow Food Day has a further update

Slow Food Day 2013 Celebrates Eating Local in the Cayman Islands SAVE THE DATE: SECOND ANNUAL SLOW FOOD DAY CELEBRATES EATING LOCAL IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS WITH TWO EVENTS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2013 Announcing line-up of participating local chefs & growers for Farmers Market Tasting, and James Beard Award Winning Chef Hugh Acheson’s Farm-to-Beach […]

Bank of America to pay Fannie Mae billions to settle mortgage claims

Bank of America has agreed to pay US government mortgage agency Fannie Mae $3.6bn (£2.2bn) to settle claims relating to residential home loans. In addition, it has agreed to buy back 30,000 mortgages for $6.75bn, and pay a further $1.3bn in compensation. Fannie Mae argued the bank sold it toxic debts and should be responsible […]

Obama names Hagel and Brennan to lead Pentagon and CIA

US President Barack Obama has named Chuck Hagel to be his next defence secretary and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA, but the nominations may not go smoothly. Former Nebraska Senator Hagel’s fellow Republicans have accused him of being hostile to Israel and soft on Iran. Mr Brennan is also under scrutiny over […]

European Integration and Postcolonial Sovereignty Games

The EU overseas countries and territories Edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Ulrik Gad Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge – 252 pages This book examines how sovereignty works in the context of European integration and postcolonialism. Focusing on a group of micro-polities associated with the European Union, it offers a new understanding of international relations in […]

Gawker site exposed- money in the Cayman Islands

According to the Red Statements website it has reposted a short article from Liberal Krytonite “Welcome to the Cayman Islands”: During the last election, much was made of Mitt’s money in the Cayman Islands. How did they know about this money? Because he paid taxes on it and he released tax documents showing he did. […]

Corporate Spending: Why so Little?

by Madeleine Scinto, The Financialist Difficult economic conditions over the last four years have caused American and European companies to curb spending in an attempt to grow their cash reserves. The looming question is: When will they start spending again? American companies seem poised to open their checkbooks sooner than their European counterparts, according to […]

Call for investors

Potential investors are invited to attend a presentation by electric car manufacturer Shockwave Motors (www.shockwavemotors.com<http://www.shockwavemotors.com>). The company is offering shares in a startup venture that seeks to take a prototype to market starting in Grand Cayman, with plans to expand the product line into other markets. The presentation will be held on Friday, 11th January […]

Live Crabs in Vending Machines and Other Exceedingly Odd Offerings

Eric Steinman Care2 This country, unlike the many other bustling and inventive places throughout the world, has always been, at least comparatively, somewhat conservative and conventional when it comes to the contents of its vending machines. Sodas and candies take up the majority of the inventory, as selling cigarettes and beer via a machine is […]

Cayman Islands Map Shooter Shot Glass

World by Shotglass have a beautifully designed Shooter Shot Glass in their collection of rare shot glasses that shows the Cayman Islands. Technical Details Brand: World By Shotglass Product or Part Number: caymanmpshooter Product Weight: 4 ounces Rank in Category: 257,979 Technical Details Tall shooter style shot glass Measures 4″ tall and 1.5″ in diameter Souvenir […]

CITA lists green initiatives in the Cayman Islands

When it comes to innovation, the green ones are best!! It not only shows the human creativity, it also shows there are plenty of us out there who care for our environment. Ecotourism and sustainable tourism are the fastest-growing segments of the travel market. Sustainable tourism is travel designed to minimize the impact of humans […]