January 18, 2020

Processed foods are making Americans fat

From Newsmax The convenience and lower cost of processed foods is hard to resist. But ready-to-eat meals and snacks are making Americans obese and unhealthy, a new study suggests. As more people eat cheaper processed foods, they are getting fatter, said researcher Leigh Frame, from George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in Washington, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Coco Fest at Pedro St James The Management and staff of Pedro St James invite the public to the fifth annual Coco Fest set for Saturday 8th February 2020 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Pedro St James National Historic Site, Pedro Castle Road, Savannah. Coco Fest brings together local cooks, craftsmen, producers, […]

St. Thomas & Montego Bay included in list of the best spots to fish in the Caribbean

From The Virgin Islands Consortium ST. THOMAS — For anglers looking to combine their fishing adventure with a wonderful island getaway, FishingBooker, the world’s largest website for booking fishing charters, has revealed its list of the 12 fishing spots in the Caribbean that are the best for 2020, and St. Thomas is one of them, […]

Cayman: Vinnie Jones – Breast Cancer Foundation Gala 2020 Speaker

The Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce that Vinnie Jones will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, which will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The theme of this year’s Gala focuses on the important role of spousal and family support, as well […]

Recipe of the week

By Yummly 17 Ingredients 45 Minutes 600 Calories 4 servings Description Coconut milk, fresh lime, and curry powder give this quick stew, made with boneless chicken thighs, a decidedly Caribbean flavor. Feel free to sub in other favorite vegetables for the snap peas and bell pepper strips, and add a side of rice to go […]

Fine dining on Death Star?

Cool Architectural Interior Feature: This Kind of Looks Like a Fine Dining Restaurant on the Death Star By Rain Noe From Core77 Kisho Kurokawa’s dining platform for Japan’s “Empty Museum” What is it: A dining platform inside Japan’s largest museum, the National Arts Center Tokyo (NACT) Where is it: Japan, Tokyo, Roppongi district When was […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

CISA General Meeting “The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association wishes to inform all Members that there will be a General Meeting, on Tuesday 21 January at 7:30 PM. in the Seafarer’s Hall, 11 Victory Ave. Prospect. Please note, Nominations are being held for Council 2020-2021. 3 Buses from West Bay Town Hall at 6:00 pm”. Barnes […]

Trade war: China’s refusal to lift grain quotas make Trump’s phase one import demands ‘more difficult’

By Orange Wang, Zhou Xin, Finbarr Bermingham From South China Morning Post China will not increase its grain import quotas to meet demands from the United States included in the pending phase one trade deal, a key member of Beijing’s negotiating team said, with analysts suggesting that this makes it “more difficult” to buy the […]

Cayman: Winner of Gimistory Fish Fry Competition announced

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – 7 January 2020 – Georgette Rankine from East End has been crowned champion of the Gimistory Fish Fry Competition. The contest was part of the 2019 Gimistory International Storytelling Festival, presented by Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), which took place from 29 November until 7 December 2019 at beaches and […]

2020 Carib Travel Awards

OECS Member States excel at 2020 Caribbean Travel Awards Tuesday, January 7, 2020 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States extends heartiest congratulations to the OECS Member States that topped the Caribbean Journal’s 2020 ‘Caribbean Travel Awards’ – winning 8 of the 21 prestigious tourism honours. This year’s Caribbean Travel Awards included winners across 21 categories, selected by […]