April 24, 2019

The Editor speaks: Earth Day

Earth Day was last Monday (22) and we here in the Cayman Islands had the whole day to celebrate it as it was a National Holiday. No. Our government did not give us all the day off because it was Earth Day. It was the Monday after Easter. However, did you get excited and told […]

Sea salt

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Faced with two choices for chips, one with sea salt the other with just ordinary salt, I will always choose the former. I have no idea if sea salt is better than the regular kind but that little modifier at the beginning suggests it probably is. I want better. […]

Caribbean Fishery Council delivers big win for corals, fish, and people

By Holly Binns & Yasmin Velez-Sanchez From PEW It’s said that no two places are alike, and today fishery managers in the U.S. Caribbean took that to heart. At its spring meeting, the Caribbean Fishery Management Council, which sets policy for fishing in U.S. Caribbean waters, approved island-based fishery management plans that will guide managers in setting […]

Earth Day 2019: The future, survival of these species are in significant danger

By AShley Williams From Accuweather Humans coexist on Earth with millions of other species, but we’re also their biggest threat. Our activity on the planet – from deforestation to pollution and pesticide use – has led to the rapid and permanent disappearance of many of these creatures in what has become the greatest rate of […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Drama Society Presents “Proof” Start Date 09 May, 2019 End Date 25 May, 2019 Location Prospect Playhouse Start Time 7:30 PM End Time 10:00 PM Cayman Islands: 2005 Mercedes Benz SUV Reported Stolen, 22 April Police have received a report of a black Mercedes Benz SUV, registration #96296 which was last seen at about […]

Recipe of the week

Thai Grilled Pork Skewers | Moo Ping | หมูปิ้ง By RACHEL COOKS THAI From Yummly 18 Ingredients 80 Minutes 50 Calories Yield: Makes 15-20 skewers Ingredients Grilled Pork Skewers: 1 pound pork shoulder (or loin) 1 tablespoon garlic 1 teaspoon white peppercorns (whole) 1 tablespoon cilantro root (minced, or stems if root is not available) 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce 1 teaspoon palm sugar 1/4 cup coconut milk (for basting) […]

The disappearance of local foods in the Caribbean

By Merv Hecht From Santa Dominica Daily Press There’s no place like home I’ve enjoyed many cruises since our family went to England on the Queen Mary in 1952. What a memorable trip that was! My wife and I have enjoyed around 40 cruises over the last 50 some years, some on big boats like […]

Wash your hands immediately after touching these 8 things

by Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax From a young age we’ve been told to wash our hands often and it turns out there is a good reason why parents and teachers are so insistent on this. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that many diseases and illnesses are spread simply by not washing hands with soap […]

Opinion: Venezuela is in the process of political cleansing

By Jolly Green Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has said he wants a million more people to join his civilian militia by the end of the year [2019]. “With your rifles on your shoulders, be ready to defend the fatherland and dig the furrow to plant the seeds to produce food for the community, for the […]

Slow Farms for Latin American and the Caribbean

By Slow Food Today we’d like to tell you about the history of a Slow Food network grass-roots project. It is the history of Slow Farms, in Colombia and Cuba, which is going to be extended throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The project is an initiative to revive, protect and strengthen traditional small and […]