January 17, 2019

Proposed FAA rules loosen restrictions on drone flights at night

By A J Dillinger From Engadget Drones would also be allowed to fly overhead and will be further integrated into national airspace. Right on the heels of Canada introducing new, stricter regulations for drone operations, the US Department of Transportation proposed a new set of rules for drones that would allow the unmanned vehicles to fly over populated areas and […]

Sandals pulls out of Tobago

By Sampson Nanton From Guardian tt The man­age­ment of San­dals Re­sorts In­ter­na­tion­al has an­nounced that they are pulling of To­ba­go. The an­nounce­ment was made at a news con­fer­ence in Port-of-Spain fol­low­ing a meet­ing with Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley and oth­er key min­is­ters at the Of­fice of the Prime Min­is­ter. Min­is­ter in the Of­fice of […]

Interest in online car sales sees remarkable spike

Electronics, clothes, toys and even food―nearly all these items can be purchased online. Modern buyers can now purchase almost anything from platforms like Amazon. Somehow, the automobile has evaded the online rush. That might be changing soon. Car buyers are increasingly showing an interest in purchasing vehicles online in click-to-buy style, The Wall Street Journal […]

Cayman Islands coming up big

By Brian Major From Travel Pulse Tourism’s sun is shining brightly over the Cayman Islands, where visitor growth reached record levels in 2017. The Caribbean destination recorded 410,984 overnight, land-based visitors in the first 11 months of 2018, an 11.26 percent increase over the same period in 2017. The increasingly popular hotspot is benefiting from new […]

Cayman Islands Customs Airport arrest: Smuggling of ganja

From Cayman Islands Customs department On Sunday, 13th January 2019, Customs Officers at the Owen Roberts International Airport arrested a 35-year-old, male, Caymanian, Department of Environmental Health employee for Importation of Ganja and Possession with intent to supply Ganja. He was arrested following his arrival on Cayman Airways flight 103 from Miami. The suspect attempted to […]

Cayman Islands: 4 persons arrested for DUI at over twice the legal limit, 11 – 15 January

From RCIPS Jan 15 2019 Shortly after 12:00AM on Sunday, 13 January, a woman, age 28 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a traffic collision on West Bay Road. Officers conducting patrols in the area had come upon the scene of the collision just south of Seven Mile Public Beach, which […]

World’s longest aircraft

World’s longest aircraft retires to make way for production models By Jon Fingas From engadget Airlander 10 had a rough history. The world’s longest aircraft has been sidelined… although that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Hybrid Air Vehicles has decided against rebuilding its record-setting Airlander 10 prototype. The company will instead use its resources to create the “first batch” […]

Cayman Islands: Piers will not cause flooding. Could reduce the force of incoming Waves

The Cayman Islands Government has addressed fears that the planned cruise berthing facility could exacerbate the flooding witnessed in George Town last month. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 January, 2019) The PWD Major Projects Office has released a statement to address misplaced fears that the planned cruise berthing facility and cargo port could exacerbate flooding […]

Cadillac’s electric vehicle

Cadillac drops teaser pics of its first electric vehicle By Richard Lawler From engadget GM plans to use this platform to build all kinds of EVs. Shortly after GM revealed Cadillac will take the lead in its electrification push, the brand has given us a peek at its first-ever electric car. Following a couple of hybrid attempts, […]

Flat Earthers plan a cruise that uses charts of a round planet to navigate

By Morgan Sung From Mashable Someone is going to tell them, right? Flat Earthers from around the globe disc are planning an all-out cruise for the 2020 Flat Earther International Conference. Promised to be the “biggest, boldest, best adventure yet,” the cruise will bring like-minded people together who all believe the planet is a disc protected by an […]