December 8, 2019

Cayman: Blackbeard’s new flagship store opens

BLACKBEARD’S ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF A NEW LANDMARK STORE IN CAMANA BAY GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, 5 December 2019: Tomorrow morning Blackbeard’s will welcome the newest addition to its retail store network across the Cayman Islands. Opening its doors next door to the new Foster’s in Camana Bay, the 4,000- square- foot store offers […]

Episcopal Relief & Development provides emergency assistance after severe flooding in Ghana

NEW YORK (December 5, 2019): Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO) after severe flooding in northern Ghana earlier this fall.  In September and October of 2019, the Upper East Region of Ghana and most of northern Ghana experienced torrential rains, causing the Bagre Dam to overflow. Widespread […]

Recipe of the week

30 Minute One Pot Chicken & Pasta By KITCHEN SANCTUARY From Yummly 17 Ingredients 50 Minutes 470 Calories Ingredients SERVINGS: 4 1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 onion (large, peeled and chopped) 2 chicken breasts (large, cut into chunks) 1 pinch salt (and pepper) 2 cloves garlic (peeled and minced) 1 tablespoon tomato puree (usually gluten free, but best to check if required) 1 red bell pepper (de-seeded and chopped) 300 grams dried pasta (such as spiralli, […]

Las Vegas News Briefs – December 2019

Luxor Celebrates the World Premier of R.U.N Luxor Hotel and Casino recently hosted the world premiere of the Strip’s newest production, R.U.N – the first live-action thriller produced by Cirque du Soleil. The new show is a living, breathing graphic novel that’s non-stop tire-peeling, fist-flinging and double-crossing action including combat stunts, fast-paced car chases, cutting-edge […]

IMF Giving Tuesday

Staff at the International Monetary Fund marked Giving Tuesday by volunteering to pack over 1,000 boxes of winter essentials to distribute to the homeless in Washington, DC. Forecasters are already predicting a harsh winter and our homeless neighbors need help. According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Homeless Services Planning and Coordinating Committee, as of January […]

Cayman: It’s time to Trot this Saturday (30)

Don’t miss out on this family fun event!This Saturday, November 30, 2019 runners and walkers will meet at the Holiday Inn Resort for the Annual Turley Trot in support of Meals on Wheels. 6am – Registration 6:30am  – Walk/Run startsRunners and Walkers will enjoy the course around the golf course and participants will enjoy door prizes, a […]

OECS YES In Action highlights Sharayah Brown

British Virgin Islander student-entrepreneur seeking to create a niche market for her island home in the wake of Hurricane Irma This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Sharayah Brown, a 19 year old business owner from the British Virgin Islands linking the past to the present with a modern take on herbal (bush) […]

Eating locally grown food is good for your body and the environment

Reproduced Courtesy the World Economic Forum One key component of eating sustainably is eating locally-grown food that is considered in-season. But why? Eating locally is a crucial tenet of sustainable agriculture — which refers to farming practices that understand and are conscious of the effects farming has on an ecosystem. Since all organisms are directly impacted by what […]

Steps you can take now to lower dementia risk

Preventing Alzheimer’s disease and similar forms of dementia is a daunting challenge because destructive changes in the brain start happening many years before the first symptoms show up, and by then it’s too late to stop the degenerative process. “There are medicines that can address the symptoms of the disease but not the underlying pathology,” […]

Cayman: Christmas Meat Inspections reminder

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) reminds slaughter men, butchers and livestock farmers of the procedure regarding arrangements for the inspection of locally slaughtered animals in the Cayman Islands during the upcoming Christmas Season. Ante-mortem inspection, which is the examination of food animals prior to slaughter, is conducted by the Veterinary Section of the Department […]