May 27, 2019

The Editor speaks: Mothers

Today (Sunday), as I write this, it’s Mother’s Day. A very happy and blessed day to all mothers. Every mother deserves the highest praise and every one of us who have had the privilege and joy of having a mother should thank you from the bottom of our hearts. A mother’s love is endless. There […]

The Editor speaks: Nurses

We have a lot happening at the moment – Child Month, Mother’s Day and the oft neglected International Day of Nursing. The latter is celebrated on May 12th ,which falls this year on Sunday. The Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization have sent out jointly a release we have published today titled […]

The Editor speaks: One carnival – one spectacle – one organiser

I believe the large majority of us agree the separation of Batabano and and Swanky International (CayMAS) was unnecessary and ill thought. Government have announced, “Beginning next year the street parades staged by the Cayman Islands’ two non-profits Batabano and CayMAS will take place on the same day in May 2020, instead of a week […]

The Editor speaks: Opposition in turmoil. Does anybody actually want to listen to them?

With the resignation of Alva Suckoo as Deputy Opposition Leader and followed now by Ezzard Miller as Opposition Leader, one can only assume they are a group sailing in the seas without a rudder or a captain. With so many young heads, who are not willing to learn from their elders, who on earth would […]

The Editor speaks: Our driving is horrendous

Now living in Newlands and having to drive regularly to George Town and back, I can say with my hand over my heart, I am lucky not to have had a collision. I am lucky I have not suffered a serious injury. I am lucky I am still alive. The standard of driving I see […]

The Editor speaks: Press freedom

Friday May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day. Already there is one item we, in the press, can celebrate: Fewer journalists killed compared to previous year! The lower intensity of conflict in Syria and Iraq has contributed to this decrease, observes PEC. The Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) noted with satisfaction a decrease in the number […]

The Editor speaks: “Why did they take prayer out of the public schools?”

That isn’t me asking that question. It is Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who was injured in the synagogue shooting near San Diego, USA. The U.S. Supreme Court in 1962 banned school-sponsored prayer in public schools in a landmark decision, saying it violated the First Amendment. Similar legislation has been instigated in many other countries, including the […]

The Editor speaks: Did April 23rd pass you by?

Does April 23rd mean anything to you? If you are English it should mean something as April 23rd is the birthday of the great Bard himself, William Shakespeare. Just as important to the English is it is St George’s Day. St George is the Patron Saint of England. Unlike Ireland, Scotland and Wales there strangely […]

The Editor speaks: Vandalism

It was with much horror I read the Press Release from the RCIPS re Vandalism in Webster’s Estates – 2 juvenile males arrested. See iNews Cayman story published today (29) at: http://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/cayman-islands-vandalism-in-websters-estates-2-juvenile-males-arrested/ The vandalism was horrendous and involved several properties and included “vehicles, walls, road signs, street lights and other private property.” Now we have […]

The Editor speaks: May is Child Month

There are many themes set for Child Month throughout the world. Here , in the Cayman Islands, it is “Be Strong! Be Brave! Be You!” The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is organising a host of interactive events that start on Friday May 3rd and continue to Saturday 1st June. You can view […]