September 23, 2018

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, […]

22 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TD 3 Dist

  22 Sep Sat 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Eleven, located about 500 miles east of the Windward Islands. 1. […]

21 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 4 Dist

21 Sep Fri 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL Issued by the NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 800 AM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave located about 600 […]

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 […]

Clearing cobwebs

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio New information, new ideas, new concepts, different points of view all help us clear the mental cobwebs that collect over time. Like our fondness for an old pair of slippers, it’s easier to glide through life’s ruts than to clean house with new ideas. But learning and growing are […]

Why we need to protect turtles

Courtesy Richard Branson, Virgin Airlines From OECS Incredible to see these cute leatherback turtle hatchlings flip flopping over each other on Necker’s Turtle Beach as they make their way down to the ocean for the first time. One of my favourite things about living in the BVI is being surrounded by such stunning scenery and […]

Here’s what lakes on Saturn’s moon Titan look like – just don’t try to swim in them

By Mike Wehner From BGR Nothing’s better on a warm summer day than taking a nice jump into a calm lake. You just feel at one with nature when you’re swimming in a natural body of water. Sure, there’s fish farts or whatever else floating around in it, but it’s nature man, deal with it. […]

Russian Certificate GOST

The particular and undoubtedly complex economic moment is forcing global companies to find new outlets for their goods, not to fail. For several years, the Russian Federation has been one of the preferred destinations for European companies. German, Italian, Dutch and French exporters have made great efforts to gain market share in all sectors of […]

20 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 Dist

20 Sep Thu 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A westward-moving tropical wave is producing a small but concentrated area of thunderstorms about 850 miles east of the Windward Islands. […]

OfReg fines SOL for Cayman Islands Jackson Point fire

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 19 September 2018 The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has fined Sol Petroleum Limited for the fuel tank fire at SOL’s Jackson Point Terminal in July 2017. OfReg will continue to work with SOL and the rest of the Oil & Gas sector to implement the recommendations arising from the […]