June 24, 2018

Bondholders approve Yorkshire Water’s Cayman closure

By Katey Pigden From Utility Week Yorkshire Water has received an “unequivocal vote” of approval from its bondholders to close its three Cayman Islands subsidiaries. More than 98 per cent of its bondholders and 100 per cent of US Private Placement (USPP) noteholders voted in favour of the changes required to close the offshore companies. […]

Sorrel Drink

Sorrel Drink: The popular Caribbean festive beverage that originated from Africa From Face2face.com This drink has become a force to reckon with in the Caribbean scene. Visit the homes of many Caribbean families especially during the festive season and be sure to find a jar or two of this chilled, crimson coloured drink resting easy. […]

Drink recipe of the week

MALIBU SUNSET COCKTAIL By Kayti Lavergne From Homemade Food Junkie Delicious and refreshing Malibu Sunset Cocktail. This easy to make, lovely drink offers a beautiful blend of coconut rum, pineapple, and sweet grenadine. Our Texas readers call it a “Panty Dropper”. Some claim this perky beauty is a “Malibu Barbie”. No matter the name, this […]

Caribbean fest expands this year with a wider focus on food, music, culture

BY SARAH RAVITS From The Advocate Celebrating the deep roots of “the northernmost Caribbean city,” NOLA Caribbean Festival is back for the seventh year with a more regional focus and a full slate of cuisine, music, dance and culture. Founder and organizer Joel Hitchcock Tilton has spent the past year rebranding and expanding the festival, […]

Inspired Lifestyles

Cayman Islands: Motivational programs and presentations Inspired Lifestyles with Donna What is the most satisfying afternoon snack for boosting energy and helping you sustain until dinner? According to 87-year old Ann Anderson, THIS is the best snack for an at-work afternoon pick-me-up. What is it? The answer is found at the end of this newsflash! […]

Royal Caribbean joins IKEA, says it will eventually eliminate plastic straws

By Maria LaMagna From Market Watch Consumers and lawmakers are calling for the reduction in the use of plastic. When faced with paper or plastic, more businesses and their customers are saying, “Paper.” The cruise line Royal Caribbean RCL, -0.88%  announced Friday it will stop using plastic straws by the end of 2018. Guests who […]

Drink recipe of the week

JoeDogg’s Spicy Red Beer Recipe by: JoeDogg From All Recipes “This is a delicious addition to any meal or just by itself anytime day or night. Yummy and satisfying not to mention the health benefits.” Ingredients 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer 1 (5.5 ounce) can tomato-vegetable juice cocktail 1 dash Louisiana-style hot […]

Drink recipe of the week

Frozen Watermelon Slush From Country Living A refreshing, colorful drink for those dog days of summer. If you have extra watermelon, you can freeze it for more slushes. CAL/SERV: 87 YIELDS: 3 cups PREP TIME: 0 hours 5 mins TOTAL TIME: 0 hours 5 mins INGREDIENTS 3 c. seedless watermelon 1 c. frozen strawberries 2 […]

Drink of the week

Caribbean Bushwacker By Christopher Baker From COASTAL LIVING Prep Time 10 Mins Yield Makes 4 servings The Caribbean Bushwacker—think of it as a chocolate piña colada—is a staple frozen beach drink that immediately evokes images of afternoons on the sandy shore, sipping in the rich, chocolately concoction. The drink, synonymous with the sugar white sands […]

Monster must investigate

By Joanna Ewart-James, Freedom United Monster Beverage Corporation, which controls 43% of the U.S.’s energy drinks market, recently concluded that there is a “minimal risk” of slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain. We want to know: how can this be? Forced labor and human trafficking have been identified as serious problems in six […]