December 6, 2019

Crowned by Burger King, meat replacement company Impossible Foods raises $300 million

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By Jonathan Shieber From TechCrunch After being crowned by Burger King as the first meat replacement patty to roll out nationally with one of the largest fast food chains, Impossible Foods has raised $300 million in capital. The financing brings the company’s total equity raise to $750 million — and provides a sizable pool of funds to draw from […]

The Editor Speaks: When supervisors need supervising

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Words do fail me and today is one of those days. I have been reading the media reports and the documents filed n the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida concerning Jamaican national Lionel Dwight Levers. He, together with Michael Anthony Stewart were supervisors employed at our Bonaventure Boys Home in […]

Cayman Islands: Juvenile stabbed on West Bay Road Saturday night, 3 June

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From RCIPS Mon June 5 2017 at 12:51 PM Just before 9PM on Saturday, 3 June, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency services to a report of a stabbing on West Bay Road in the vicinity of the Burger King in Seven Mile Beach.  A 15-year-old male juvenile had reportedly encountered a group […]

US: Man sues Burger King because hiring an alleged Taser and switchblade holding manager just isn’t cool

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By Ashlee Kiele From Consumerist Although there are few things worse than receiving a cold batch of onion rings, getting attacked by a Taser and switchblade wielding fast food manager probably ranks right up there. These events all led to a lawsuit filed against Burger King. According to the Courthouse News Service, a New Mexico man […]

US: Burger King customer’s card declined after cashier tried to charge $12,300 for meal

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist It’s always a nerve-wracking moment when your payment card is declined — you know the feeling: your pulse races as images of negative account balances dance in front of your eyes. But one Burger King customer in the United Kingdom had to suffer through that feeling not because she […]

Cayman Islands: Robbery Wed night, 11 May, near Burger King restaurant on Walkers Road

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From RCIPS: Tue May 17 2016 A man, age 21, of George Town, was arrested last Friday, 13 May, on suspicion of Robbery in connection with the incident outside the Burger King on Walker’s Road last week. He is currently on Police Bail. Thu, May 12, 2016 at 4:56 PM Around 11:45AM last night, the […]

Attempted Robbery at Waterfront Fast Food Restaurant Thu (11) Night

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From RCIPS Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 11:42 AM Around 9:20pm last night, Thursday 10 March, officers responded to a report of a robbery-in-progress at the Burger King on North Church Street in George Town. Prior to the arrival of police the culprit fled the scene without taking anything. It was reported that a man in […]

Earn overseas? U.S. still wants its tax bite

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By Megan McArdle From The Daily Record Jacob Levy, an American professor living in Montreal, made a point on Twitter this week that I wish more journalists would take to heart: If you’re writing about inversions, and you don’t prominently mention global taxation in the first few paragraphs, then your article is not serious and […]

The Editor Speaks: Our attitude to mental health is disgraceful

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A mentally ill woman, half naked, and swinging two machetes, went into a local restaurant demanding food – not money, she wanted FOOD – threatened staff, smashed the countertops and a computer before leaving and finding her way to Burger King on the waterfront, George Town. She was arrested by police there, after threatening the […]

Cayman flags Kissimmee kudos!!

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From Cayman Islands Flag Football Association Local flag football has its focus on glory overseas. The Cayman Islands Flag Football Association is sending national teams to the 43rd annual U.S. Flag and Touch League National Flag Football Championships in Kissimmee, Florida. Games will take place on Jan. 17-19 at the Austin Tindall Sports Complex. Association […]