August 17, 2018

Lithuanian police bust counterfeit vodka distribution network

Source: Xinhua VILNIUS, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — A large distribution network of counterfeit vodka was busted in Lithuania’s second largest city Kaunas, Lithuanian police announced on Wednesday. “One of the largest networks of counterfeit vodka has been destroyed. Famous vodka brands were fabricated, the product was distributed through illegal trading places in Lithuania as well […]

Americans are spending like crazy at restaurants

From Newsmax Spending at U.S. restaurants surged over the past three months by the most on record, making it both a bright spot for the economy and a risk if appetites for eating out return to normal. Sales at food-service and drinking establishments rose 1.3 percent in July to $61.6 billion, the Commerce Department reported […]

4 Uses for beer

4 Uses for beer and none of them include drinking it Courtesy of KitchenAid Benjamin Franklin once brilliantly said “beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” and we couldn’t agree more with this phrase. It’s not only a delicious drink, but it’s also made with natural and low-cost ingredients […]

The Cayman Islands: A relaxing haven for you (not just your money)

By Emma Cullinan From The Irish Times Chasing sharks, cuddling stingray, riding bareback in the warm sea, the Caribbean islands offer an exhilarating escape I see a shark ahead of me in the water and swim towards it. And that is something I never thought I’d write. Mike, our snorkelling guide, had warned us that […]

Cayman Islands: CCUK Student member receives voucher for Grand Old House

This weekend Enrique McCoy, Caymanian student studying Business Management and Marketing at the University of Birmingham, received a generous dinner voucher from Grand Old House. The voucher was a prize from a competition draw offered to all new registrations of Cayman Connection UK (CCUK) at a recent CCUK Reception and workshop in Cayman. Enrique commented: […]

The Caribbean’s finest food and drinks to inspire at SIAL 2018

From Caribbean EXPORT Bridgetown, BARBADOS, August 13, 2018. The Caribbean is widely known for its impeccable beaches, rhythmic music and tantalizing food, not to mention the rum! At this years’ SIAL, Paris from October 21-25, 2018 visitor will get the opportunity to sample first hand a collection of the Caribbean’s finest food and beverage producers […]

Cayman Islands: Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Aug. 9, 2018, 07:00 PM GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), a leading developer and operator of seawater desalination plants, reported financial and operating results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Management Commentary President and CEO Rick McTaggart commented: “Our core […]

Drink recipe of the week

CARIBBEAN RUM PUNCH By LISA From Cooking With Curls Are you an Outlander fan? If you are, then you know that tomorrow night is the final episode of the season…boo. We have spent the past few weeks watching Jamie and Claire swashbuckling their way through the Caribbean on their way to save young Ian in […]

Cayman Islands: CNCF to release double album of CI Folk Singers & North Side Kitchen Band

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – 31 July 2018 – The Cayman National Cultural Foundation has announced the release of its latest album of Caymanian folk music, this one featuring The Cayman Islands Folk Singers and North Side Kitchen Band. The launch party for the double CD—called Come Back Home—is set for Thursday, 16 August at […]

Drink recipe of the week

The Goombay Smash (Bahamas) From Delicious Caribbean Cocktails and Recipes BY ROBERT CURLEY From Trip Savvy Rum is the spirit of choice in the Caribbean Born in the humble Blue Bee Bar on Great Turtle Cay in the Out Islands of the Bahamas, this potent libation contains four kinds of rum. Created by Blue Bee […]