September 15, 2019

The Publisher speaks: CITN/Cayman27 10th Anniversary

By Joan Wilson – written then with much love and re-published today with much sadness. CITN’s 10th ANNIVERSARY Oh wow! – My goodness! It’s so nice to see you all here Our friends and subscribers from far and near Ten years seems like only yesterday Since switching on with colour bars – making history in […]

The Publisher speaks: CITN/CAYMAN 27

By Joan Wilson I make no comment on the news today. I am still crying. CITN IS FIVE What an amazing thing has come to pass For the Cayman Islands to have live TV at last A TV Station that’s first class in every way ‘Bringing the world to you’ all every day. * But […]

The Editor speaks: When will ‘she’ ever learn?

After being let off lightly by one of our very nice ex- Ministers for false reporting, Sandra Hill, of Cayman Marl Road website, apparently didn’t learn anything. The website and owner have also had public condemnation from the RCIPS for their reporting. Now Health Minister, Dwayne Seymour, has filed a legal action against them both. […]

The Editor speaks: Are we gradually becoming so impacted on bad news it doesn’t shock us anymore?

Nastiness makes a bigger impact on our brain than good news. And that is due to the brain’s “negativity bias”. Your brain is simply built with a greater sensitivity to unpleasant news. The bias is so automatic that it can be detected at the earliest stage of the brain’s information processing. – Ohio State University […]

The Editor speaks: Why ever was this case brought to trial?

I am speaking of the astonishing trial of assistant chief immigration officer for compliance, Jeannie Lewis. Lewis, who had been at the immigration department for thirty years before her arrest, was charged with her home in Savannah being used for illegal drugs and there was an illegal immigrant living there. One has to be found […]

The Editor speaks: Should security guards be armed?

The answer to that question is not easy? It invites more questions. Where is the security guard going to be placed? What are the working times for the security guard? What weapons will the security guards going to be armed with? What training is given to security guards to protect themselves and others, with and […]

The Editor speaks: The Four JUST Men

I am not discussing “The Four Just Men” detective thriller published in 1905 by the British writer Edgar Wallace. Nor am I discussing the 1959 television series of the same name produced by Sapphire Films for ITC Entertainment. A large proportion of our readers probably have never read the novel nor watched the television series. […]

The Editor speaks: The KEY concerns of the CPR

CPR have been busy over the past weeks to come up with their KEY CONCERNS over the Cruise Port Project. In a Press Release yesterday (19) they have found SIX. But hold on a minute, the release says Part 1.and there is going to be two more parts not yet released. You can bet there […]

The Publisher speaks: Do you remember “Malfunction Junction”?

By Joan Wilson It is one huge traffic jam every weekday evening (and Fridays it is just hell) at the roadworks at the small roundabout that meets at Shedden Road to the Airport Road that leads to Foster’s Supermarket. When the roadworks has been completed I’m sure all will be well – at least some […]

The Editor speaks: The Blame Game

I am not talking about the hit British television show called “The Blame Game” where news and comedy collide in a satirical Northern Ireland chat show, where members of the public get to ask a panel of comedians their burning questions of the week. If you haven’t seen it you can view many of the […]