August 20, 2019

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 […]

Weird to wonderful

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Bringing new ideas, concepts, and radical change to an established way of doing things requires great effort—moving from weird to wonderful. Imagine just a few of the major shifts within our lifetimes: tubes to solid-state, vinyl to CD, records to streaming. Each and every shift began life as the […]

The Editor speaks: Road rage

We all must have heard the term “road rage”. Perhaps most of us have experienced it with some of us not realizing what we are feeling is road rage. I will give you an example of road rage. One that I felt just a few days ago and prompted me to write this. I was […]

Functional vs. aesthetic

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio One of the challenges facing any designer or engineer is the quandary of form vs. function. On the one hand, function is a requisite for any sensible design. If it isn’t easy or useful the product doesn’t have a long life in store for it. But form and aesthetics? […]

Will Trump’s tariffs stop China from cheating on trade rules?

By Pat Buchanan From Newsmax President Donald Trump’s reelection hopes hinge on two things: the state of the economy in 2020 and the identity of the Democratic nominee. The further left the Democrats go to select their candidate, the greater the probability Trump wins a second term. Thus Trump got good news this week. The […]

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 […]

The Publisher speaks: Scrabbling

I wrote this poem twenty plus years ago when chickens were having a bad time scrabbling for food because of the new development in George Town. Yes, this was before Camana Bay changed things. Since then, the chickens moved out, multiplied, and have become a pest. Chickens weren’t the only ones who have moved out […]

Sanders: Caribbean contempt of Haitians is shameful

By Sir Ronald Sanders From The Tribune 242 THE response to Haitians arriving in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries has been lamentable at best and contemptible at worst. They have been treated, for the most part, as pariahs particularly by the ignorant and bigoted. Recently, in Guyana, the arrival of Haitians has been greeted with an […]

OPINION: Vladimir Putin, now you see it, now you don’t. Part 1

By Jolly Green Part 1 of a 3 part series Most of the opposition party leaders have been gathered up and imprisoned to stop them organizing against Putin. Russian opposition supporters are starting to Revolt and protest, thousands are currently being arrested, locked up, and beaten. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is currently seen as a thief […]

The Editor speaks: Do banks really want the general public’s business?

I firmly believe they don’t. I refer you to one of our correspondent’s columns, Chris’ Corner – Banks “draconian new procedures” I 100 per cent agree with him. Just recently we received a call that a cheque we had written and handed to a company for payment of services had been returned by the bank […]