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Golden Spoons Review: China Village

Golden Spoons Review: China Village

| 23/06/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Spoiler alert: I love Chinese food of all styles and regions. However, I admit to being less than enthusiastic about the authenticity and quality of the fare being served at Chinese restaurants in Cayman. Still, it was with some excitement and cautious optimism that I brought some c [...]

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OAG assists overseas counterparts

OAG assists overseas counterparts

| 16/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As part of its strategic plan for 2015-19, which calls for providing support for the development of public audit across the Caribbean, the Office of the Auditor General Cayman Islands (OAG) recently sent two staff members, Patrick Smith and Winston Sobers, to St Vincent and the G [...]

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Businesses bear brunt of crime spike

Businesses bear brunt of crime spike

| 15/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): From burglaries at a day care centre and a telecoms shop in the heart of the capital to grocery store stick-ups in Bodden Town, business are bearing the brunt of the latest surge in break-ins and armed robberies. The spike in opportunistic crime has been accompanied by a rise in [...]

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Cayman cuisine offered online in US

Cayman cuisine offered online in US

| 15/06/2017 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): Foodies across the US can now cook with a Cayman flavour thanks to a partnership between the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT) and Chef’d, a fresh ingredient, meal-kit delivery service. This collaboration marks the first travel and tourism partner for Chef’d, which w [...]

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Club teaches programming skills

Club teaches programming skills

| 14/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Caymanians interested in careers in computer programming are being trained in that skill in the recently launched Enterprise Cayman Coding Club. A partnership between the Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) special economic zone and the Cayman Islands Government, Enterprise Cayman start [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Yara

Golden Spoons Review: Yara

| 14/06/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS Foodie): It was a weekday evening and I overheard that a new steakhouse, Yara (“place” in Taino), was opening its doors and I had to go check it out. I felt a bit evil going on their soft opening night, but I did try to take that into consideration. Regardless, I have returned twice and [...]

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CUC begins testing new solar facility

CUC begins testing new solar facility

| 05/06/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): Grand Cayman’s power provider is just a few weeks away from officially opening Cayman’s first ever solar farm. Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) said in a statement today that it has started testing the facility in Bodden Town. Commissioned in partnership with solar project de [...]

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Cayman finance offers backing to new government

Cayman finance offers backing to new government

| 05/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The CEO of Cayman Finance, Jude Scott, has offered his backing to the new government and commended the premier, Alden McLaughlin. Congratulating all the successful candidates in a short statement, the boss of the body that promotes the offshore sector was clearly relieved that an [...]

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DoT offers hurricane guarantee to visitors

DoT offers hurricane guarantee to visitors

| 05/06/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Visitors to the Cayman Islands this summer are being offered a Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee by the Department of Tourism. Tourists are being promised compensation if they book a vacation to the islands but have to cancel because of stormy weather. “As soon as a hurrica [...]

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Caribbean tourism body urges environmental action

Caribbean tourism body urges environmental action

| 05/06/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), which represents one of the world’s most vulnerable regions to the escalating effects of climate change, is urging regional nations to support and adopt the Paris Agreement on climate change. In the wake of the US president [...]

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AG outlines four year AML/terrorist financing plan

AG outlines four year AML/terrorist financing plan

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Following the shortcomings identified previously by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and in Cayman’s regulatory regime to address emerging threats and vulnerabilities in the financial sector, the attorney general said a strategy has been developed ahead of the next FATF re [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Di Kit-Chin

Golden Spoons Review: Di Kit-Chin

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Jerk chicken is one of those foods that elicits strong feelings among those who love it. With that in mind and admittedly one of those people, I made my way to Di Kit-Chin. The restaurant sits at the corner of Mangrove Avenue and Shamrock Road, right before the East-West Arterial ro [...]

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Offshore attorney dies suddenly at GT home

Offshore attorney dies suddenly at GT home

| 17/05/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): Julian Black, the group director in Cayman for offshore firm Estera and a former partner with Appleby, died suddenly and unexpectedly Thursday at his George Town home. In a statement from the firm, Black (48) was described as one of Cayman’s leading corporate finance lawyers. [...]

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April stayover guests soar to new high

April stayover guests soar to new high

| 17/05/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The continued success story of overnight tourism reached record highs last month when a whopping 38,927 visitors flew into the Cayman Islands, largely from the United States. The figure represents the best air arrival statistics for April since the tourism department began keeping [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Bacaro

Golden Spoons Review: Bacaro

| 17/05/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS Foodie): It was Sunday evening, after a day spent probably having too much fun in the sun, but my parent mode clicked on, reminding me, “Feed your children.” Then, I remembered Bacaro, the new little gem overlooking the water nestled within the Cayman Islands Yacht Club. The name is a Ve [...]

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