April 24, 2018

The Editor Speaks: Do you agree with no-fault divorce?

Although the Cayman Islands has a high divorce rate (in 2010 it was reported as 5th highest per capita in the world -UN), it has one of the most strict divorce legislations. Now the Law Reform Commission has presented three bills for discussion that will make the divorce process much easier. Proposals include eliminating the […]

The Editor Speaks: Crime still high – less than 1% drop and serious crime up just over 1%

If you analyze the statistics just released by the RCIPS – see iNews Cayman story today “Cayman Islands Crime and Traffic Statistics Report 2017” – you will note that nearly half – 44% – of all crime is serious. These comparisons are against year 2016. I must commend the RCIPS on providing more detail than […]

The Editor Speaks: Outrage and rightly so

The Cayman Islands Immigration Department have sparked outrage to not only Caymanians but the paper variety too. The Immigration Department issued a statement aiming to clarify the situation for people who are Caymanian by right through descent who have to acquire a letter from immigration proving that fact. See iNews Cayman story published April 18 […]

Letter to UN & World Governments re-global warning

Nine simple steps will remove “Global Warming” (Project No.12, from S.Patnaik-India) Dear United Nations & World Governments, Out of all, there are simple 9 steps to remove global warming within short period Except royal /expensive/costlier cars, all other cars should be banned, mainly in populated cities (more than 1 million). Because of cars we face […]

The Editor Speaks: “The Day After Tomorrow”

“The Day After Tomorrow” was a disaster film that depicted catastrophic climatic effects following the disruption of the North Atlantic Ocean circulation in a series of extreme weather events that usher in global cooling and lead to a new ice age. It was based on the book The Coming Global Superstorm by Art Bell and […]

The Editor Speaks: Arson. A new low

The utter disdain that has crept into our society for our hardworking police force reached a new low this morning. “Around 2:45AM this morning, Tuesday, 17 April, police and fire officers were dispatched to the scene of a fire at a local garage on Walkers Road where two new police cars had been damaged as […]

The Editor Speaks: When transparency becomes opaque. When it’s the Cruise Berthing Facility!

“Government is deliberately misinforming the public,” says Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller. Jumping up and down is Kenneth Bryan, the independent MLA for George Town Central, who noted the lack of transparency. Speaking to CNS, he stated that he believes the public should be told what is going on. He said the silence was an indication […]

The View From Europe: Brexit’s many imponderables

By DAVID JESSOP From Barbados Advocate Many months have passed since this column last addressed the issue of Brexit and what it may mean for the Caribbean and its long-standing relationship with the United Kingdom. This is because the shape of Britain’s future relationship with the EU27 and other international trade partners including the Caribbean […]

The Editor Speaks: Friday 13th

I am writing this Editorial on Friday 13th. The earliest you will get to read it will be the late evening of Sunday 15th. You will (hopefully all of you), therefore, be able to smile that you have survived the dreadful day without some form of mishap or even worse! Friday 13th does conjure up […]

Letter to United Nations & World Governments: Slaughtering of cow & buffalo (Project No.10, from S.Patnaik-India)

By S.K.Patnaik Dear United Nations & World Governments, In most of countries following facilities are given to the old age people (senior, senior citizens, old people, older adults, the elderly, elders)> old age home, respite care home, continuous care home, anti-loneliness program, multi service medical centre, mobile medical units, reservation quota in trains, bus sitting […]