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Caribbean Plate: Cayman-Style Bouillabaisse

November 26, 2014 | 5:33 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor These chilly temps call for hot and filling dishes, and Grand Cayman’s Marriott Beach Resort delivers with this recipe for a hearty seafood stew. Teeming with tropical flavors, it’s a bowl of Caribbean comfort food that will see you through until your next island escape – or at least until your next more...

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Cayman Islands Tourism Sector Continues Strong Year

November 21, 2014 | 9:04 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Tamarind Bay condos on Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is continuing a very strong year for tourism. The British Overseas Territory received 293,652 tourist arrivals in the first nine months of 2014, a 12.3 percent increase over the first three quarters of 2013, according to new data from the more...

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New $60 Million Road Project Coming to Grand Cayman

November 17, 2014 | 11:02 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a portion of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman will soon be home to a major new road project. Financing is now in place for a public-private partnership with the Cayman Islands government for a $60 million, 10-mile-long road project between the east and west ends of Grand Cayman. Construction on the project is slated to start as more...

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Caribbean Art: Cayman’s National Gallery Begins Ceramic Art Exhibit

October 3, 2014 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands has launched a new exhibition focusing on ceramic art from around the world from the 15th century to the modern day. The exhibition will include works from the United Kingdom's Belvedere Collection, along with artists from Europe, South more...

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Caribbean Plate: Lionfish Sliders From Michael’s Genuine Food and Drink

October 2, 2014 | 9:48 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor What’s our preferred way to control the population of lionfish invading Caribbean waters? By eating them, of course! So today we’re sharing this recipe for bite-size fish burgers that not only taste good but do good, straight from the kitchen at Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Grand Cayman’s slick retail, more...

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Cayman Islands, Cuba Conclude High-Level Talks on Migration

September 23, 2014 | 1:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Hotel Nacional de Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands and Cuba are working on the development of a new memorandum of understanding following the conclusion of high-level talks in Havana last week. The meetings, which took place at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba in Havana at the end of last week, largely focused on ways to prevent illegal more...

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Construction Underway at Kimpton Hotel in Cayman Islands

September 17, 2014 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

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Above: a rendering of the Kimpton Hotel in Grand Cayman By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — Construction is officially underway at the Kimpton hotel project in Grand Cayman, according to Cayman Islands Director of Tourism Rosa Harris. The hotel will include a combination of 263 hotel rooms and 56 residences, along with five restaurants, conference space and a more...

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Cayman Planning Airport Redevelopment

September 17, 2014 | 9:46 am | 0 Comment

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Above: a Cayman Airways plane in Grand Cayman By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — The Cayman Islands is planning a redevelopment at its Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman. Construction on the first phase of the airport is set to begin in May 2015, Cayman Islands Director of Tourism Rosa Harris announced ahead of the Caribbean Tourism Organization more...

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Should the Cayman Islands Adopt Daylight Saving Time?

September 15, 2014 | 4:43 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Cayman Brac By the Caribbean Journal staff Should the Cayman Islands adopt daylight saving time? The British Overseas Territory's government says it is considering doing so — meaning adjusting clocks one hour forward during the summer months and back again in the fall — would be beneficial. "The move to DST has potential benefits for the traditional more...

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Cayman Islands Shaken By Earthquake

September 3, 2014 | 10:14 am | 0 Comment

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Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands was lightly shaken by a 5.1-magnitude earthquake off the British Overseas Territory's southern coast on Wednesday morning. The quake, which struck at a depth of 10 kilometres, occurred at around 5:01 AM local time. The quake's epicentre was more...

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