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Archives for January 14, 2019

Cayman Islands: Piers will not cause flooding. Could reduce the force of incoming Waves

The Cayman Islands Government has addressed fears that the planned cruise berthing facility could exacerbate the flooding witnessed in George Town last month. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 January, 2019) The PWD Major Projects Office has released a statement to address misplaced fears that the planned cruise berthing facility and cargo port could exacerbate flooding […]

The Editor Speaks: Should we encourage youth activists?

We carry a story today (14) in iNews Cayman titled “Youth activists are key focus of Caribbean Violence Prevention Summit”. The article announces “The Caribbean Summit on Youth Violence Prevention”, that will be held in Georgetown, Guyana on January 15-16, “will convene leaders from youth movements, governments, civil society, development organizations and academia, to design […]

Cayman Islands Governor takes part in beach cleanup

From The Governor’s Office Governor Martyn Roper and his wife Lissie dropped in to a beach clean-up at Barefoot Beach on Saturday, 12 January.  The event was organised by Plastic Free Cayman and supported by Red Sail Sports and local volunteers.  The visit followed a meeting with Plastic Free Cayman founder Claire Hughes and Educational […]

Premier and Cayman delegation meet EU representatives

BRUSSELS, Belgium. On Monday Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and members of the Cayman delegation had discussions with members of the EU Commissions of Moscovici and Dombrovskis along with representatives of the EUís DG Taxud and the Code of Conduct Group. Discussions were also had with the representatives of Belgium, Cyprus and Luxemberg. On Monday morning […]

Cayman Islands: Healthy living and goal achievement in 2019

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Motivational Weight Loss and Healthy-Living Programs are Starting Power-Boost morale with employees, schedule Pop the Cork as a Lunch and Learn I believe 2019 will be an extraordinary year.  You play a part in making that happen.  Take action on your goals, get on purpose. Create the life of your dreams.  Donna […]

Cayman Islands Ministry announces new phase of consultations

■ Ministry of Community Affairs reports on next phase in its evaluation of financial assistance operations ■ Public input to be sought GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs is pleased to announce its next review phase by launching a series of consultations, with private citizens and not-for profit-organisations, to further improve services and […]

Spiders ‘rain’ in

Spiders ‘rain’ in awesome, but kinda unsettling event By Johnny Lieu From Mashable Rain is already annoying enough when it’s not seemingly made of spiders. So spare a thought for the people who had to keep an eye on a group of arachnids that appeared to be raining down over rural Brazil, thanks to hot and […]

Cadillac’s electric vehicle

Cadillac drops teaser pics of its first electric vehicle By Richard Lawler From engadget GM plans to use this platform to build all kinds of EVs. Shortly after GM revealed Cadillac will take the lead in its electrification push, the brand has given us a peek at its first-ever electric car. Following a couple of hybrid attempts, […]

Flat Earthers plan a cruise that uses charts of a round planet to navigate

By Morgan Sung From Mashable Someone is going to tell them, right? Flat Earthers from around the globe disc are planning an all-out cruise for the 2020 Flat Earther International Conference. Promised to be the “biggest, boldest, best adventure yet,” the cruise will bring like-minded people together who all believe the planet is a disc protected by an […]

Guyana: Corrupt cop pressures granny to drop court case – ask for $40,000

By Alleya Hamilton From Guyana Guardian A policeman whose name has been given as Constable Joel Samuels from the Kuru Kururu Police Station is being accused of harassing and intimidating an old woman (name withheld) to drop a case against a man whose car had struck her grandson, leaving him in a medically challenged state. The man, […]