October 4, 2023

Ring around the sun

Did anyone notice the spectacular enormous ring around the sun today (8)? I got a frantic call from a friend to go outside and take a look. I did. Wow. I have seen it before but never as spectacular as this. Out came my camera and these are the results – well the three best […]

Consuelo Ebanks death

It is with much sadness we announce the death of the much loved Consuelo Ebanks, writer, actor, activist, artist, and more who died suddenly Tuesday afternoon after collapsing the day before (6) at Hurley’s and being admitted to the George Town Hospital. Consuelo was a member of the Cayman National Cultural Foundation Board and was […]

Elections Office: issuing of voter cards – UPDATE

The Elections Office is extending the hours during the weekday for Voter ID cards in order to ensure as many persons as possible have the opportunity to receive their ID.  The last day to collect a voter’s card from the Elections Office is Friday May 10, 2013. The hours as of today (Fri): Friday May […]

PWD conducts shuttering exercise

Members of the public are advised that the Public Works Department (PWD) and the National Roads Authority (NRA) will carry out their annual hurricane preparedness exercise on Thursday May 2, 2013. As part of the exercise PWD and the NRA will shutter and inspect over 100 Government complexes and buildings on Grand Cayman, including 16 […]

Boston bombs suspect ‘in custody’/FBI interviewed one in 2011

BBC The teenage suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been taken into custody in a suburb of the city, police have said. Gunfire was heard as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown. He had escaped on foot early on Friday after a police shootout that claimed […]

Pedal cyclist seriously injured in MVA

On Friday 5 April 2013 about 10:56 pm a pedal cyclist was injured along the West Bay Road* in the vicinity of Mandalay Condominiums. His condition is considered serious but stable. The cyclist was apparently riding home towards WB after work when he was struck by a truck. The driver of the truck was arrested […]

UK: Snow causes travel and power disruption

BBC Weekend March 23/24 Snow, sleet and rain have disrupted transport and power supplies as wintry weather continues in much of the UK. A number of roads and airports have closed, with many of the weekend’s sporting fixtures affected too. A Met Office warning for snow covers Northern Ireland, much of England, northern Wales and […]

Warning about the catastrophic impact on lowlands from sea level rises

Scientific evidence indicates that global warming could well lead to a sea-level rise of 1 meter or more in the 21st century. A rise in sea levels by a meter from climate change could destroy more than 60 percent of the developing world’s coastal wetlands currently found at one meter or less elevation, according to […]

Storms leave two dead in Georgia and Tennessee

A sprawling storm system has brought havoc to a swathe of the US, leaving two people dead and thousands of households without electricity. One person died when an apparent twister hit the state of Georgia, overturning cars on a motorway. Bartow County Fire Chief Craig Millsap said at least 10 cars had been overturned on […]

Snow shuts schools and hits travel

More than 5,000 schools were closed across the UK as snow and icy conditions continued for a fourth day. Travel has also been affected, with disruption to road and rail journeys. Gatwick’s chief executive criticised Heathrow Airport after it cancelled more than 200 flights. He called for a “better way” to run London airports. Snow […]