September 23, 2018

Tropical storm & depression forms in Atlantic east of Caribbean Sea

UPDATE – TS Kirk and TD Forms in Atlantic Tropical Depression Eleven Discussion Number 4 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112018 500 PM AST Sat Sep 22 2018 Since the last advisory was issued, deep convection decreased in association with the depression to the point that it was not classifiable with the Dvorak technique […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices NRA Continues Road Improvements along Shamrock Road and Hirst Road Intersection The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors will be continuing works on Shamrock Road near Countryside and Savannah this weekend, Saturday September 22ndand Sunday September 23rd. Section 2, […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE-FOUND -Missing Person in the West Bay District: Orlando Reynolds Martinez

From RCIPS UPDATE: Further to the below, Mr. Orlando Reynolds Martinez has been located by officers who conducted searches based on tips from members of the public. The RCIPS extends its gratitude to all members of the public who assisted in this matter.     Just after 12:30PM Thu police received a report of a […]

ACC investigating financial irregularities at Cayman Islands Turtle Conservation and Educations Centre

At Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre Ltd. (CTCEC), purchasing irregularities were discovered during the Company’s 2016-2017 18-month audit. The Company’s Managing Director Mr. Tim Adam explained: “This irregularity was referred to the Anti-Corruption Commission. The investigation is ongoing, and arrests have been made including one CTCEC employee who has been suspended. The Management of […]

Calling all heroes in the Cayman Islands to support childhood cancer research

Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave for the St Baldrick’s Foundation , taking place next Friday, 28 September at The Wicket. With just a week to go until this year’s Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave, organisers are making final preparations for this year’s event and encouraging supporters to join the fight against childhood cancer by supporting the St […]

Britain lets Putin move his dark money with impunity. That has to stop

By Oliver Bullough From The Guardian UK The Danske bank money-laundering scandal was only possible thanks to Britain’s opaque corporate laws Vladimir Putin’s global power is inseparable from his mastery of dark money, which he moves secretly to buy assets and influence. We know he’s doing it, because we can see the effects – the […]

The Editor Speaks: Rules are made for breaking (and violated, even)

Or more correct – “rules are meant to be broken”. This means if something has to be stated as a rule, it is something that is not absolutely necessary, but rather preferable. So while theoretically you would be better off never breaking the rule, it’s expected that you have a tendency to break the rule. […]

Cayman Islands legislator calling for Cruise Port Vote

By BRIAN MAJOR From Travel Pulse A local legislator who’s opposed to the Cayman Islands’ long-planned cruise ship facility is calling for a “people-initiated” vote on the $200 million project, even as the Cayman Islands tourism minister says the government is preparing a final construction RFP (request for proposals). In local news reports last week, […]

Amazon’s HQ2 going to a city you’ve never heard of, site claims

By Bill Hoffmann From Newsmax Amazon’s seemingly interminable hunt for a home for its second world headquarters is over, according to the demographic and place-data site BestPlaces.net. The site, founded by best-selling author/researcher Bert Sperling, claims that Amazon – a company whose stock surpassed $1 trillion in valuation earlier this month — will put its […]

Here’s something congressmen actually agree on: Google’s China plans sound alarming

By Andy Meek From BGR David Cicilline, a U.S. Rep. from Rhode Island, blasted Google with a tweet on Thursday that said the search giant shouldn’t be using its vast resources to enable authoritarianism in China. Included with his tweet, which you can see below, is a copy of a letter that Rep. Cicilline joined […]