March 20, 2018

A new study found it may not matter whether you cut fat or carbs to lose weight — and it proves what dieters have known all along

By Lindsay Dodgson From Business Insider new study didn’t find much of a difference between healthy low-fat and low-carb diets. People on the two diets lost about the same amount of excess weight. Participants were encouraged not just to go for low-carb or low-fat options but to look for healthy, nutritious replacements. After the study, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands Red Sky at Night Red Sky at Night at the Cayman National Cultural Foundation is on Saturday 3 March at the Harquail Grounds. The event runs from 4 p.m. to midnight. CANADA: Trudeau’s dinner invite to Khalistan separatist revoked A day after Justin Trudeau assured Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that Canada […]

Traditional Venetian food with a view in the Cayman Islands

From Bacaro The Cayman Islands have been one of the most preferred travel destinations for globetrotters and rightly so – it is indeed a slice of heaven! It is favored by its visitors as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean as cuisines of the Cayman Islands are heavily influenced from every nook of the globe, […]

Preventing Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean – Civil Society Action Plan 2017 – 2021

From Healthy Caribbean Coalition The Healthy Caribbean Coalition’s (HCC’s) Civil Society Action Plan 2017-2021: Preventing Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean was developed to guide the response of Caribbean civil society to global, regional, and national recognition of the increasingly heavy burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and upward trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity […]

Belize Tourism Board raises $59,934 for CTO Relief Fund

from eTurboNews The Belize Tourism Board (BTB), in collaboration with tourism industry stakeholders, raised U.S. $59, 934.00 (Bz $119,868.00) as part of the Dollar for the Caribbean Relief Fund campaign. The fund was created to assist victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which severely devastated many Caribbean countries in September last year. This morning Ms. […]

Recipe of the week

Recipe: Alice Waters’ chickpea and broccoli rabe soup By Hali Bey Ramdene From The Kitchn Last summer, by absolute luck, I scored a last-minute reservation at Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse Cafe in Berkley, California. It was during the height of the busy graduation season, and the chances of booking a table on the day of […]

Colorado residents can buy Girl Scout cookies in front of weed dispensaries now

BY MORGAN SUNG From Mashable There’s good news for Colorado residents prone to munchies: as of Friday, you only need to make one stop to get both Girl Scout Cookies and weed. Girl Scouts of Colorado updated its cookie sales policy to allow Girl Scouts to sell their boxes outside of cannabis dispensaries. This is […]

OPINION – Canefield Class Consciousness: Cheddi Jagan at 100

By Amílcar Sanatan From teleSUR Among the many achievements of the Jagan-led PPP, his analysis of the conditions of sugar workers was intellectually profound and insightful. Cheddi Jagan was born on 22 March 1918. As we approach his hundredth birthday, I reflect on his contribution to Caribbean social and political thought based on his sugar […]

Jamaica to Host FAO Regional Conference March 5 to 8

By Ainsworth Morris From Jamaica Information Service Story Highlights Jamaica will be hosting the 35th Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean from March 5 to 8 at the Montego Bay Conference Centre in Rose Hall, St. James. It will focus on four main areas – […]

Mixing Magic – Cayman Wine and Spirits sparkle at Mixology

By Latara Boodie From Jamaica Gleaner The recent Taste of Cayman held in Camana Bay, Cayman Islands, saw a variety of culinary activities that created an exciting gastronomical experience. One of those experiences involved The Seven Fathoms Rum Challenge mixology competition. This featured mixologists from around the world competing to determine the Taste of Cayman […]