April 18, 2019

Taste of Cayman returns to put local chefs and culture in the spotlight

Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival returns to the Festival Green, Camana Bay, on Saturday April 6th, 2019. After being postponed due to poor forecasted weather conditions, Cayman’s largest food festival, and the Cayman Island Tourism Association’s (CITA) largest fundraiser, will bring together Cayman’s favourite restaurants and drink vendors, from across the island, for […]

Destinations of the week

The top 25 places to travel around the world in 2019 – Part 1 By Janaki Jitchotvisut from Business Insider Travel website TripAdvisor polled millions of its users to come up with its 2019 list of favorite world destinations. Whether you love doing outdoor activities, strolling, exploring, or nightlife, there’s something for you. Unique architecture, […]

More effective engagement of fisherfolk in fisheries governance recognised

Port of Spain, March 26, 2019 – Co-management approaches with the involvement of people who fish and sell and use fish up the value chain (fisherfolk) in regional fisheries governance is important to the sustainability of small-scale fisheries, the livelihoods of fisherfolk and coastal communities. The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and the Caribbean Network […]

Cayman Islands: Robbery in the Red Bay area, 29 March

From RCIPS About 1:50PM today, Friday 29 March, police were dispatched to the entrance of Selkirk Drive in George Town where it was reported that a single man, armed with machete, attended the location of a local food truck and demanded money from the workers present. The man was described as having dark skin, being […]

Drink recipe of the week

Knock-your-stilettos-off Shooters Lipton Tea From Yummly 4 Ingredients 30 Minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup vodka (skyy infusions all natural citrus) 1/2 teaspoon habanero chili pepper 10 watermelon (or honeydew balls) 10 tablespoons Lipton Sparkling Diet Green Tea with Strawberry Kiwi (or lipton sparkling green tea with berry) Directions Combine vodka with chili pepper in small bowl; let stand 20 minutes. Strain remove chili pepper; reserve vodka. […]

Brand new dinner and dessert menus at Ave, Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa’s Mediterranean and Caribbean-inspired restaurant and Seafire’s brand new pop-up restaurant, Island Fest.

There is no better way to start a new season then with new menus full of delicious additions. Seafire’s Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca has crafted an approachable menu perfectly paired with handmade cocktails by Beverage Manager John Stanton. The menu draws from seasonal, local ingredients, for deliciously fresh fare sure to satisfy every hungry […]

The Editor speaks: Our first garden mango of 2019

It was a big event at our house this morning. I found our very first mango of the season lying by my car. Yes, we have had lots of tiny fallen mango fruits about the size of a ping pong ball from the tree that I park my car under . My car over the […]

The View From Europe: Sugar producers right to complain about Import Tariff Waiver

By David Jessop From Jamaica Gleaner It is probably without precedent for a major Caribbean industry to declare that unless Caricom’s Common External Tariff, the CET, is properly enforced, the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of rural and other workers will be put at risk. For this reason, the March 15 statement by the normally […]

Affirming our Values and Beliefs: OECS Commission and Sir Arthur Lewis Community College partner for staff reward lunch

Monday, March 25, 2019 — The OECS Commission and Sir Arthur Lewis Community College recently partnered to host a five star staff reward lunch held last week in honor of the winners of the OECS team building day held at Pigeon Island National Landmark.   Hospitality students from Sir Arthur Lewis College were invited to demonstrate their […]

Recipe of the week

Super Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza By The Realistic Nutritionist From Yummly 13 Ingredients 29 Minutes 270 Calories Ingredients 1 package active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 cup warm water (about 110 degrees F) 2 1/2 cups bread flour 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 dash salt 1 cup pizza sauce 1 cup mozzarella cheese 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese 1 1/2 cups turkey pepperoni 2 tablespoons chives (chopped) cracked black pepper Directions: To make the dough, mix […]