September 16, 2021

Dorian brushes Florida; serious impacts ahead for the Carolinas

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By Dr Jeff Masters From Weather Underground Hurricane Dorian steamed north-northwestward about 80 – 100 miles from the Florida coast Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The hurricane brought sustained tropical storm-force winds and damaging storm surge flooding to several locations along the Florida coast, but Floridians can breathe a sigh of relief that they missed […]

Nice bandits took away Guyanese constable’s gun during robbery – return it afterwards

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By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Three heavily armed bandits who overpowered two police special constables this morning and took away their guns during a brazen early morning robbery at the Melanie Post Office, did the strangest of things after committing the robbery – they happily returned the gun to the Special Constables moments before escaping […]

Remember the Slave Trade?

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By Joanna Ewart-James, Freedom United Call for action to end the slave markets., Today is the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. As we remember the awful suffering of enslaved people historically and celebrate those who challenged the system supporting the transatlantic slave trade, we have a chance to […]

11 individuals move SC against RBI circular that blocked banking services for bitcoin businesses

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By Nilesh Christopher, From Economic Times A group of eleven individuals have filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Reserve Bank of India decision to block “essential services” like banking for cryptocurrency related businesses in India. The case has been listed for further hearing on May 17, 2018. “Banking is an essential […]

Cayman Islands: Sebastian Martinez signs for Portuguese club Leixoes SC

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On Monday, August 7th, following a three-week trial period, aspiring 18-year old Caymanian Sebastian Martinez signed a two-year professional football contract with Leixões Sports Club (SC) of Portugal. Located in Matosinhos, a city and municipality in the northern Porto district of Portugal, bordered in the south by the city of Porto, Leixões SC plays in […]

Fishermen spot a 16-foot manta ray while out at sea

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BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable It’s a “sea monstah.”The Outcast Sport Fishing crew was chartering off the coast of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina when they came across a massive sea monster: a 16-foot manta ray, which is basically a giant swimming bird After cruising alongside the giant to snap some photos, the manta ray […]

Hurricane Matthew Pounds Southeast With Record Storm Surge, Massive Flash Flooding

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By: Jeff Masters and Bob Henson From Weather Underground 5:36 PM GMT on October 08, 2016 Hurricane Matthew made landfall near 11 am EDT Saturday about 25 miles northeast of Charleston, South Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds. During the past two high tide cycles, Matthew has pushed a historic and destructive […]

Jack Warner wins small victory in battle against extradition

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From Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) In a small legal victory for former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner, a local judge has refused the United States government permission to join the judicial review lawsuit brought by Warner challenging Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi’s decision to sign off on an extradition request from the Justice Department. Barack Obama’s Attorney […]

Official opening of Cayman Islands new football field

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The Field at The CIFA Centre Of Excellence Saturday, October 17, 2015 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us for the festivities which includes the presentation of individual medals for the 2014/2015 CIFA Leagues and the Maples Grassroots Programme Showcase CIFA League Champions: Under 13 Gold League : Elite SC Under 13 Silver League : […]

Alkane’s natural gas powered Maxi taxi hits the Caribbean

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Alkane Truck Company announces the arrival of the 15 Passenger Maxi Taxi Van, The Islander, to the Dominican Republic and Trinidad.   Working with established dealerships in each location, Alkane Truck Company will offer the line of integrated natural gas powered vans in both compressed natural gas (CNG), and liquefied propane Autogas (LPG). Also available in […]