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Archives for August 18, 2022

Cayman: Police Investigate Two-Vehicle Collision on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway

Just after 7:35PM on Wednesday, 17 August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a two-vehicle collision that took place along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, West Bay.  One of the vehicles, a Toyota Mark X, had four occupants while the other, a Honda Accord, had two […]

Solutions for building more sustainable and resilient island cities

Islands all over the world are experiencing increasing levels of urbanizationas their populations seek better economic opportunities in the face of challenging realities. However, although urbanization is often accompanied by economic growth, when unchecked it can lead to a rise in the creation of unsafe structures and slum dwellers, overburdened infrastructure, and poor air quality. How can islands cope with […]

Why lithium power politics are playing out very differently in Chile and Bolivia

By Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zúñiga Silva / Globetrotter In late July, a large sinkhole appeared near the town of Tierra Amarilla in Chile’s Copiapó province in the Atacama salt flat. The crater, which has a diameter of more than 100 feet, emerged in one of Chile’s most lucrativeregions for copper and lithium extraction. The nearby Candelaria mining complex—80 percent […]

Cayman: Climate change public survey results released

According to the results of a recent survey facilitated by the Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency, most local residents consider climate change ‘very’ or ‘extremely important’ to them personally, and are ‘very’ or ‘extremely concerned’ that climate change will impact them in their lifetimes. Designed to evaluate and measure local climate change knowledge, attitudes […]

Cayman: Department of Education Services (DES) announces examinations results collection process

The Department of Education Services (DES) announces that examination results for outgoing Year 12 students will be available for collection from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, 5 September 2022.     Students/parents in Grand Cayman should collect results from the Department of Education Services. Those in Cayman Brac should proceed to the Layman E Scott […]

Caribbean Airlines is the Official Airline of the Caribbean Premier League 2022

Piarco, Trinidad & Tobago, August 18, 2022: Caribbean Airlines is happy to return as the Official Airline of the Hero’s Caribbean Premiere League’s (CPL) T20 cricket Tournament, carded to take place from 31st August – 30th September 2022. The airline last partnered with the CPL in 2019 and is delighted to come on-board once again as the designated […]

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US: Sen. Grassley: FBI Whistleblowers allege ‘Political Bias’

By Charlie McCarthy    From Newsmax   Thursday, 18 August 2022 Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, says whistleblower allegations reveal an alleged political bias at the FBI that has influenced high-level investigations, especially in the bureau’s Washington, D.C., office. Grassley, ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has written several letters to FBI Director Christopher Wray to request an accounting for […]

18 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

Thu 18 Aug 2022 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Thu Aug 18 20221205 UTC Thu Aug 18 2022 Tropical Weather Outlook Text Tropical Weather Discussion Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Thu Aug 18 2022 Tropical Weather […]