March 29, 2023

Caymanian Chefs bring a Taste of Cayman to NYC

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT), together with the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA), recently hosted an intimate event in New York City to showcase the Cayman Islands’ impressive culinary scene, highlight homegrown talent, and provide top-tier U.S. media with a sneak peek of the upcoming Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival.  The CIDOT […]

Migrant workers feel unsafe in Australia

March 26, 2023 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Forced laborMigrant workers feel unsafe in AustraliaA new poll by an Australian migrant rights NGO has revealed that a substantial number of migrants find themselves in precarious work situations as a result of being discriminated against by employers. Migrants report being forced to take up exploitative […]

Are Omega 3 fatty acids important to your eye health?

Omega-3 fatty acids have been credited for having several health benefits. They are more commonly used to aid in improving heart health, promoting brain development, and reducing inflammation in different body parts. Omega-3 fatty acids are also tested and proven effective in protecting the body against chronic conditions, depression, and anxiety. Aside from these, several […]

Cayman: MYSCH Partners in Young Chef Young Waiter 2023

The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Heritage (MYSCH) is inviting culinary professionals to register to enter the 2023 Young Chef Young Waiter (YCYW) competition. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, 1 August. Cayman first took part in the globally renowned contest last year, and MYSCH is again partnering with Young Chef Young Waiter (YCYW) […]


By Basil Springer “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” – Psalm 23:1 One role of a central bank is to be innovative in stimulating the growth of the economy. What if a central bank can initiate and nurture a project which can significantly reduce a high five-year startup business failure rate and […]

School Garden Programme

Cayman: National School Garden Programme Takes Root Grand Cayman – Several public schools across the Cayman Islands are currently participating in the National School Garden Programme, funded by the Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure. The programme aims to stimulate a greater interest in agriculture among students in primary and secondary institutions and increase […]

Agri Show Raffle Winners

Cayman: Minister Ebanks Congratulates Agri Show Raffle Winners Monday, 13 March 2023  From Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Grand Cayman –Minister of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Hon. Jay Ebanks and President of the Cayman Islands Agricultural Society (CIAS) George Smith recently congratulated and presented prizes to several winners of the 2023 Agriculture […]

Plant-based diet linked to slower brain aging

From Newsmax From Newsmax Elderly adults who eat plenty of leafy green vegetables, fish and other healthy fare may take years off their “brain age,” a new study suggests. Researchers found that seniors with either of two healthy eating patterns — the Mediterranean and MIND diets — showed fewer brain “plaques,” abnormal protein clumps that are a […]

Farmers’ frustrations with new E.U. draft law

From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United February 26, 2023 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Supply chainWhat farmers want from the new E.U. corporate accountability lawThe E.U. is negotiating new requirements for companies to conduct human rights and environmental due diligence which will hold companies accountable for forced labor in their supply chains. But the […]

Launch of knowledge platform and financial product supporting local green-blue enterprises

Port of Spain, February 23, 2023 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is launching the Caribbean Local Green-Blue Enterprises Knowledge Platform and the Root Capital Financial Product which will support businesses around the Caribbean aiming to have a potential positive effect on the global or local environment, community, society, or economy. CANARI has been working for more than 10 years […]