July 20, 2017

20 July Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Jul 20 Thursday 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Beven   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

Cayman Islands Financial Services Minister holds meetings in London

During her first visit to London as Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers discussed three key subjects — Brexit, beneficial ownership, and the EU screening process regarding non-cooperative jurisdictions — with UK officials and industry leaders. The core of the visit, which was held the week of 10 July, was the pre-Joint Ministerial […]

Your dream job is one giant stride away: Ocean Frontiers offers instructor development course in Grand Cayman

Well known IDC educator brings his teaching style to the warm Caribbean waters and customized teaching facilities at East End “Cayman is perfect! It’s one of the best diving locations in the Caribbean, and Ocean Frontiers is the best dive operation, bar none, and I’ve been diving all over the world.” John Swanson, a PADI […]

Farewell to Don; Watching for Hilary

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Low-energy Tropical Storm Don collapsed near the Windward Islands on Tuesday after barely 24 hours as a weak tropical storm. The NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center reclassified Don as an open wave at 11 pm EDT Tuesday after Air Force Hurricane Hunters were unable to find westerly winds at the […]

Bermuda: Opposition party wins general election

From Caribbean News Service HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 19 2017 – At 38, David Burt says he is not daunted by the prospect of becoming Bermuda’s youngest premier after his opposition Progressive Labour Party (PLP) stormed to victory over the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) in Tuesday’s general election, winning two-thirds of the seats. The PLP won […]

Honduras to host 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship

Eight club teams will compete for the Confederation’s Futsal Club championship in August Miami (Wednesday, July 19, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced that Honduras will host the 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship, scheduled for August 21- 26, 2017. The invitational tournament, featuring eight of the […]

BVI: Airline lays off pilots and flight attendants

From Caribbean News Service TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Jul 18 2017 – The privately owned BVI Airways says it has laid off all pilots and flight attendants due to cash constraints. In an open letter to the public on Tuesday, the cash-strapped airline, that was scheduled to begin service between the Terrence B Lettsome International […]

Cayman Islands Speaker, McKeeva Bush, arrested after casino altercation

Cayman Islands Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, McKeeva Bush, has been arrested in the USA outside the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek casino in Broward County, Florida. Bush was taken into custody after an altercation with a member of the casino staff on suspicion of touch or strike/battery. He has reportedly been released on a $1,000 […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

The Seven Day Adventist Church has coupled with GNC Cayman Islands to offer a unique book sale Stop by this Wednesday at the Country Side location and find a large selection of books on the topic of health, and fitness. Prices start at $10. Titles Include Healing Wonders of Herbs by Herminia De Guzman -Ladion […]

Cayman Islands: LATEST – Motor vehicle accident on Roberts Drive at Airport , Mon 17 July -WOMAN DIES – MAN CHARGED

LATEST: July 19 2017 Update: Arrest Yesterday, 18 July, in Fatal Traffic Accident at ORIA on 17 July From RCIPS Yesterday, 18 July, just before 7pm, the driver of the taxi that struck a pedestrian Monday morning, 17 July, outside ORIA on Roberts Drive, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The […]