June 17, 2021

Cayman: Landfill fire update at 8am on Monday, 16 March

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Landfill Fire Update at 8am on Monday, 16 March 2020. A great deal of progress has been made by Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and Department of Environmental Health (DEH) crews over the weekend at the George Town Landfill over the weekend. Capping operations on the top section are now complete. Many deep […]

Cayman: Landfill Fire Update at 8am & 4pm on Thursday, 12 March

From GIS 6:23 PM CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Landfill Fire Update at 4pm on Thursday, 12 March 2020. The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) continue to work towards the full extinguishment of a fire at the George Town Landfill. Progress continues to be made to eliminate smoke emanating from the […]

Cayman: Landfill Fire Update at 8am & 4pm on Wednesday, 11 March

Landfill Fire Update at 4pm on Wednesday, 11 March CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Landfill Fire Update at 4pm on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Crews from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and Department of Environmental Health (DEH) continue to see success in tackling a fire at the George Town Landfill. The National Roads Authority has also been […]

The Editor speaks: How can a contract be won and still be negotiated?

Having been involved for many years in contract documentation I am puzzled at what on earth the bidders on the wast management facility were actually bidding on. We have now heard some words from Premier Alden McLaughlin after the fire at the dump finally burnt someones breeches into action. I wonder if we had heard […]

Cayman: Landfill Fire Updates at 8am/12pm/4pm on Tuesday, 10 March

Landfill Fire Update at 4pm on Tuesday, 10 March CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Landfill Fire Update at 4pm on Tuesday, 10 March 2020. The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) crews have made good progress in tackling at fire at the George Town Landfill. Crews have continued to work throughout the day along with colleagues from the Department […]

The Editor speaks: Is the dump fire the writing on the wall?

It seems that 2020 has turned in to a very bad start for the “Unity” government headed by premier Alden McLaughlin. When the premier arrogantly said it would take a miracle for the cruise berthing facility not to proceed I took him to task and pointed out to him “miracles do happen”. To date, the […]

Cayman: DEH Statements on landfill fire/Esterley Tibbetts Highway Road Closure -[Update: Northbound lanes (& now Southbound lanes) temp re-opened]/Relaxed attendance policy for civil servants – Keep returning for updates!!!

From GIS 7:40PM Landfill Fire Update at 7pm on Monday, 9 March CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Landfill Fire Update at 7pm on Monday, 9 March 2020. The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) remain on site at the George Town Landfill. The RCIPS confirmed this […]

Heaven and Hell is a MUST SEE

“Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames” is playing here in Grand Cayman “Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames” played to a packed congregation last night (Sunday Mar 1) at The First Assembly of God church located on Old Crewe Road at the start of the Linford Pierson Highway opposite The King’s Sports Centre. It is a high […]

US: Daredevil ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes killed in homemade rocket accident

By Jack Phillips From The Epoch Times “Mad Mike” Hughes, a self-proclaimed daredevil and reported flat Earth enthusiast, died after a homemade rocket that he constructed crashed in California. The Daily Press of Victorville reported that Hughes died near Barstow at around 1:52 p.m. near Highway 247. Later, a publicist for Hughes, Darren Schuster, confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that he […]

Lamborghini’s track-only V12 hypercar fires up for the first time

Sant’Agata Bolognese, 11 February 2020, Ahead of its world premiere before the end of the year, Lamborghini Squadra Corse’s new track-only hypercar carried out its first engine fire up in the Sant’Agata Bolognese factory this week. The 6.5-litre V12 naturally aspirated engine, which will produce 830hp, will be part of a limited edition model developed by […]