February 23, 2018

Belize Tourism Board raises $59,934 for CTO Relief Fund

from eTurboNews The Belize Tourism Board (BTB), in collaboration with tourism industry stakeholders, raised U.S. $59, 934.00 (Bz $119,868.00) as part of the Dollar for the Caribbean Relief Fund campaign. The fund was created to assist victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which severely devastated many Caribbean countries in September last year. This morning Ms. […]

19 Feb Weather In Cayman

19 Feb Mon 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Moderate to fresh easterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman to fresh wind from tomorrow morning as a ridge of high pressure over the Northwest Caribbean strengthens. Radar images show no showers over the Cayman area. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, […]

JetBlue and The New York Botanical Garden start an environmental consortium focusing on conservation in the Caribbean

— As the Official Airline Partner and a Founding Member of this Caribbean Consortium, JetBlue Furthers Its Mission to Balance Conservation and Commerce — — Caribbean Consortium Kicks Off with a ‘Spotlight on Cuba’ — February 14, 2018 01:25 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JetBlue (Nasdaq:JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the development […]

France and Eastern Caribbean collaborate on flying fish management study

By Jewel Fraser From Seafood Source Six Caribbean countries and the two French overseas territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe are collaborating on a project to regulate the flying fish fishery of the region. According to Caribbean News Now, the Global Environment Facility-funded project, which began last year, consists of six sub-projects in the Eastern Caribbean […]

West Indies, Rest of the World XI to play fundraising T20I

From ESPN Cricinfo World T20 champions West Indies will face an ICC Rest of the World XI in a one-off T20I at Lord’s on May 31 later this year, to raise money towards restoration efforts in parts of the Caribbean hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September last year. In particular, the proceeds of […]

18 Feb Weather In Cayman

  18 Feb Sun 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Not available. See Weather Forecast Top Right of Website. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check the UV Report below to be prepared Humidity: 88%  (UP from yesterday) UV: 9.6   VERY HIGH  (UP from yesterday) Temperature: […]

17 Feb Weather In Cayman

17 Feb Sat 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Moderate easterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a ridge of high pressure lingers over the Northwest Caribbean. Radar images show isolated showers south of the Grand Cayman moving towards the west. Sunshine just makes the day […]

16 Feb Weather In Cayman

16 Feb Fri 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis     Moderate easterly winds along with moderate to rough seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a high pressure system over the Central Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show scattered showers south of the Sister Islands moving towards the […]

Here’s why US residents don’t see climate change as a threat

The Conversation From The Weather Network Thursday, February 15, 2018, 13:10 – During the 2017 Atlantic basin hurricane season, six major storms – all of which were Category 3 or higher – produced devastating human, material and financial devastation across the southern United States and the Caribbean. Last year’s above-average storm activity was foreseeable. Hurricane […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Ruth Bodden remembered Remembering our dear sister celebrating her birthday in heaven today (Sat Feb 17 ). Joan and Helen   Cayman Islands police respond to three vehicle fires, 14 February On Wednesday, 14 February, police responded to three reports of vehicle fires: Shortly after 1:20AM, officers responded to a report of a vehicle on […]