September 19, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices The Savannah United Church presents “Total Wellness Health Fair” on Saturday, September 22, from 8 am – 2 pm at the Church. There will be FREE health screening, personal consultation with health practitioners and pharmacists corner for Brown Bagging.  There will […]

Cayman Islands NRA announces road improvements along Shamrock Road and Hirst Road intersection

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From the Cayman Islands National Roads Authority The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors will be upgrading a section of Shamrock Road near Countryside and Savannah, commencing on September 3rd, 2018.  The work at this location is to upgrade this portion of road to improve the rough pavement and drainage in this area. […]

Cayman Islands: Linford Pierson Highway Project reaches new milestone

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Motorists can now enjoy a quicker and smoother commute when driving along the Linford Pierson Highway, as Phase I of the project to widen the roadway is now complete and officially open. “We are pleased to have reached this milestone,” declared Hon. Joseph Hew Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure. “Our community is growing and […]

Cross-agency partnership creates brighter lines for Cayman Islands road safety

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Royal Cayman Islands Police Services Auxiliary Constable Fabian O’Connor is on a mission to make the roads safer and more accessible for drivers and pedestrians. AC O’Connor (aka the Dancing Policeman) formed a partnership with National Road Authority (NRA) to enhance public safety by improving road markings and traffic signage on the waterfront and central […]

The Editor Speaks: Required leave/suspended leave/leave of absence

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How many more persons working for our government are sent home on leave with full pay? We have numerous persons working at immigration, customs, health services and environmental health all at home, none are working but all are being paid. Have I missed a department? Now added to the list is the National Roads Authority […]

Cayman Islands: Linford Pierson Highway temporary road layout

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From Cayman Islands National Roads Authority • Changes to road layout will start Monday, 16 April and last for six weeks • A section of the highway will shift from two lanes to one lane, and the Agnes Way roundabout will open officially • Motorist are advised to adjust their travel time GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) […]

Z generation starts revolution

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BY VINETTE K. PRYCE From Caribbean Life “…A Little Child Shall Lead Them” Isaiah II:6 “Welcome to the revolution,” Cameron Kasky, a Stoneman Douglas student from Florida said to millions of television viewers as well as the large crowd that packed at least 10 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. to join the March […]

NRA upgrades fleet

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Cayman Islands National Roads Authority Upgrades Fleet • NRA purchases 34 new vehicles and pieces of equipment at a total cost of under $2.3 million. • The new additions replace aging units that had high maintenance costs and poor reliability. • Purchased through a dedicated fund, without assistance from central government. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – […]

US: Students gunning for March March

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BY VINETTE K. PRYCE From Caribbean Life “They messed with the wrong ones,” an alum of Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School said recently during a fundraising event held here for the victims of the shooting that left 17 dead. Vowing to change or revise a conversation about gun control, the fired up patron joined […]

Delta, United Airlines Join Growing List Of Companies Boycotting NRA

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By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax United Airlines and Delta Airlines on Saturday both tweeted notices that they will no longer offer discount programs for members of the National Rifle Association, and asked that the organization remove the airline’s information from its website. Delta was the first to pull out, tweeting at about 8:30 a.m. that […]