Friday is "Car Free Day" in Cayman

On Friday 20 September, Cayman will be celebrating and participating in 'Car Free Day'. Car Free Day is a global event which is celebrated every September in which people are encouraged t...

September 18, 2019
Caribbean News

Vaping in the Cayman Islands: The Facts

The Health Services Authority recently put out an announcement, urging the public to refrain from using e-cigarettes and vaping products based on a report from the United States Center for Disease Con...

September 17, 2019
Community

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat breadfruit

Breadfruit is a staple in most Caribbean diets. It is enjoyed roasted, boiled and fried in Jamaica with a variety of meals. The fruit tree was brought to the region by British Captain, William...

September 10, 2019
Food

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat moringa

The moringa oleifera - also known as horseradish tree, ben tree, or drumstick tree - is a small tree native to South Asia that has been used for generations in eastern countries to treat and...

August 21, 2019
Lifestyle

Five health-giving properties of bay leaf

Bay leaf has been used in cooking from time immemorial, whether it’s for stews, curries or even in casseroles. However, bay leaf has also been used for medicinal purposes and has even been sho...

August 20, 2019
Food

5 things to know about stinging nettle

Many will know this plant, aptly named stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), which gives an unpleasant stinging sensation when touched. This is due to fine hair-like structures on the leaves which give ...

July 30, 2019
Food

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat sweetsop

The sweetsop, also known as sugar-apple or chermoyas, are native to the West Indies and South America. Soft and chewy with a hard exterior, the fruit is considered a delicacy and is rated highly am...

July 23, 2019
Food