August 17, 2018

Cayman Islands Portfolio of the Civil Service confirms Public Servants can sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition

Portfolio of the Civil Service Confirms Civil Servants can Sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition The Portfolio of the civil service in the Deputy Governor’s Office confirms Civil Servants are free to sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition now circulating throughout the Cayman Islands. Many Public Servants expressed concern to the Bring Back […]

When is my brother’s funeral? – Does anyone know?

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – The three surviving sisters of the now-dead Millionaire author and Noble Laureate Sir V.S Naipaul is pleading with the dead man’s wife of 20 years, Lady Nadira Naipaul to speak to them so that they can know when their brother will be buried in England. To […]

Smoke brings Seattle its worst air pollution in decades

By Jeff Masters From Weather Underground Smoke from the wildfires raging in southwestern Canada and the Northwest U.S. have brought Seattle and much of Washington State their worst PM2.5 air pollution in the past twenty years over the past few days. At Seattle’s 4103 Beacon Hill S monitoring site, 24-hour-average fine particle pollution (PM2.5) levels […]

Employees at a National Weather Service office in Maryland were startled when a random message suddenly blared over the intercom in Chinese

By Bryan Logan From Business Insider Federal officials are trying to figure out how a random Chinese-language message suddenly blared over the intercom at a National Weather Service office in Maryland on Wednesday. Minutes before the voice of a Chinese woman was broadcast, employees received a similar message on their phones at the National Oceanic […]

Lithuanian police bust counterfeit vodka distribution network

Source: Xinhua VILNIUS, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) — A large distribution network of counterfeit vodka was busted in Lithuania’s second largest city Kaunas, Lithuanian police announced on Wednesday. “One of the largest networks of counterfeit vodka has been destroyed. Famous vodka brands were fabricated, the product was distributed through illegal trading places in Lithuania as well […]

End Orphanage Child Trafficking

From Freedom United August 2018: We have reached out to Global Vision International, Go Overseas, WorkAway, Love Volunteers, African Impact and Plan My Gap Year calling on them to join organizations such as Volunteer Service Overseas who have taken a stand against orphanage placements, publishing a statement on their website in 2016. Traffickers and dishonest children’s homes are […]

UK: Manchester united in quest for investment

by Sebastian Shehadi From fDI Manchester City Council leader Sir Richard Leese tells Sebastian Shehadi about the threat posed by Brexit and why the city’s tech skills and quality of life continue to pull investment. Q: What are the greatest economic opportunities for Manchester right now? A: If I had to pick one thing, it would […]

CBO cuts US growth forecast amid warnings on trade spats

From Newsmax U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration’s 3 percent target as a fiscal stimulus fades, congressional researchers projected on Monday. In an updated economic outlook, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that inflation adjusted or real gross domestic product (GDP) would […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands; East End District Community Meeting Thursday, 30 August The RCIPS will be holding a District Community Meeting in East End on Thursday evening, 30 August. The meeting will be held at 7:00PM at the East End Presbyterian Church Hall. The […]

TOGAF Open Group Certification – Why you need it and How to get?

If enterprise architecture or say the IT Business Processes are the main focus of your career, then let me tell you that this is the right time for you to pursue an Open Group certification programme. The Open Group certification is generally believed to be a global IT consortium that helps in boosting up all […]