Fostering Open-Mindedness in Children: A Focus on Race and Bias

The past year has shown us both internationally and locally that racism and bias are two topics that continue to be of great consequence. The murders of George Floyd (46), Breonna Taylor (26) and Ahmaud Arbery (25) woke the world up to the systematic racism that is rife in the USA and galvanised many to... Continue Reading →

The Art of Storytelling

This year, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will celebrate 20 years of storytelling with Gimistory, a cultural festival that provides free family entertainment to all. The week-long event is slated to amuse and enthrall residents and visitors of the Cayman Islands, travelling from district to district and highlighting both local and regional storytellers and... Continue Reading →

Beauty & Brains: Meet Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2019, Kadejah Bodden

Twenty-four-year-old Kadejah Bodden won the hearts of the crowd and judges when she took centre stage at this year's Miss Cayman Islands Universe Pageant and claimed the title and crown. But her long legs, striking smile and winning personality aren't the only qualities worth mentioning. Bodden holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University... Continue Reading →

Art with Purpose: One Man’s Trash is These Artists’ Inspiration

Around the world, we’re witnessing an ever-increasing rise in single-use plastic pollution and learning of its impact on our environment and the wildlife which live within large nations like Kenya and Taiwan and Caribbean neighbours Turks and Caicos, Jamaica, Dominica, Haiti, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It’s also been a threat in cities like Montreal,... Continue Reading →

Natalie Portman: A Heart of Gold

Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman flew to the Cayman Islands recently to speak at the 2019 Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in Grand Cayman.

Basics of the Basin

Surrounded on all sides by southern Europe, northern Africa and southwest Asia, the Mediterranean Sea touches 21 separate countries and island nations, making for a highly complex culinary melting pot. It’s common for Mediterranean food to be thought of in terms of pasta, pizza, Greek salads and falafel, but the culinary range and diversity of... Continue Reading →

History on Display

In 1780, Englishman William Eden built Pedro St. James, a grand three-storey Great House, which would later become an iconic heritage site in the Cayman Islands. At the time, Grand Cayman was a fledgling island settlement inhabited by roughly 500 people, half of whom were enslaved. Donkeys were the sole means of transportation on dry... Continue Reading →

Exciting Acrobatics Heating Up the Cayman Islands

To an architect, a blueprint is just the beginning of a dream realized; to a chef, basic ingredients can set the tone for a beautiful meal; to an artist, a blank canvas is open to endless possibilities; and to a traceur — someone who practices the challenging discipline of parkour — a cityscape is literally... Continue Reading →

The Land of Las Tortugas

Turtles have a storied history in the Cayman Islands, and thanks to the Cayman Turtle Centre, conservation efforts are keeping them off the endangered list. . . . Before the Cayman Islands were acclaimed for their white-sand beaches, duty-free shopping and thriving culinary scene, they were simply the land of turtles. Christopher Columbus was so... Continue Reading →

Residency Through Buying Real Estate

American author, financial advisor, motivational speaker and television host Suze Orman has said that “owning a home is a keystone of wealth … both financial affluence and emotional security.” Here in the Cayman Islands, owning a home can also give you the right to live on an island paradise for decades, or for life. It... Continue Reading →

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