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Archives for June 19, 2019

Cayman Islands Stingray Tourism Awards sees record breaking number of nominees

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) is pleased to announce the final list of nominees for the 16th Annual Cayman Stingray Tourism Awards. 2019 saw the highest number of nominees ever submitted! CITA believes this record-breaking number of nominations is indicative of the industry’s growth and success and are excited to celebrate this at the […]

Cayman Islands: KPMG runs series of eco-friendly initiatives this Environmental Month

To celebrate Environmental Month in June, KPMG is running a series of initiatives, encouraging employees to become more environmentally conscious. Partnering with local experts and organizations for a series of talks, KPMG is hosting the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF), Refuel Cayman Islands, the Department of Environment and the Department of Environmental Health throughout June […]

Cayman Islands National Trust announces finalists for 2019 Governor’s Conservation Awards

After reviewing close to 30 applications for the National Trust’s fourth bi-annual Governor’s Conservation Awards, the non-profit organisation is delighted to announce the 2019 award finalists. They are: Bill LaMonte, the Cruise Port Referendum Cayman, Dwayne Frederick and Joseph Avary for Conservationist of the Year; Caribbean Utilities Company, Health City Cayman Islands and Hurley’s Marketplace […]

The Editor speaks: The case for culling and maybe one for cooking [eggs]?

When we hear the word ‘culling’ it often makes us react almost violently against its use no matter what the reasons are. Especially in biology. Every animal has the right to exist. So what exactly is “culling”? According to Wikipedia: “In biology, culling is the process of segregating organisms from a group according to desired […]

Cayman Islands defeat Bermuda at Ball Hockey Worlds

From Bernews Bermuda continued competing in the Ball Hockey World Championships in Kosice, Slovakia, playing a hard fought match against the Cayman Islands, which saw them narrowly lose by a score of 5-4 in a game that went into overtime. Bermuda held a 2 – 0 lead at the end of the first period, but the Cayman […]

Anticipation building for Taste of the Caribbean Miami Cook-Off

MIAMI (June 19, 2019) – The region’s leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the much-anticipated Taste of the Caribbean event hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-25, 2019.  Held in conjunction with the association’s annual industry conference, the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) from June 21-23, […]

Provenance Properties assists overseas buyers interested in relocating to the Cayman Islands

PR Newswire June 18, 2019 High-net-worth individuals are seemingly more prepared than ever before to relocate if their home country shows signs of political instability or changes in policies such as taxation. The team at Provenance Properties, the exclusive Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate in the Cayman Islands, is well versed in assisting offshore clients. […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority appoints new Deputy Head of Investments Supervision Division

Date: Mon, 03 June 2019 Grand Cayman (June 2019) Mr. Andrew Graham was promoted to Deputy Head of the Investments Supervision Division on 15 May 2019, having served as the division’s Chief Analyst since July 2015. Mr. Graham brings over 10 years of experience to the Investments and Securities field. He began his career with the Cayman […]

Drink recipe of the week

White Sangria with Mango and Berries By Lisa brown DOWNSHIFTOLOGY From Yummly 7 Ingredients 10 Minutes 280 Calories Ingredients 1 mango (peeled and diced) 1/2 Orange (thinly sliced) 6 strawberries (sliced) 1/2 cup raspberries 1/3 cup cointreau (Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liquor) 1 bottle white wine fresh mint leaves (for garnish) Nutrition 280 Calories SODIUM 1%  DV 15mg FAT 0%  DV0g PROTEIN 2%  DV 1g CARBS 10%  DV […]

Fisheries Ministers underscore need for urgent response to Sargassum scourge and IUU fishing

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, Tuesday, 18 June 2019 (CRFM)—Caribbean Fisheries Ministers who met for two days last week in Saint Kitts and Nevis have underscored the need for the region to take urgent action to address the ongoing Sargassum scourge, as well as Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing—two of the most pressing challenges responsible for […]