September 16, 2019

Addicted to gambling

Casino gambling, sports betting, lottery and bingo playing is enjoyed by many whilst for others it as an addictive and distractive habit. The uncontrollable urge to gamble despite the destructive effect it has on your life is defined as pathological gambling. Answer these questions:- 1) Do you gamble until your last penny runs out? 2) […]

Mens Watches

Apart from telling him what time it is, a watch also indicates the personality as well as the stature of a man. Men’s watches have also become fashion items, as many guys show off their personality and preferences through wearing of certain watches. Men’s watches can serve a variety of purposes. They tell time, often […]

Bodden and McLean speak out

The PPM’s motion of a lack of confidence (no confidence) in the UDP Government is a political maneuver. All the issues in that motion are normally debated in the throne and budget speech which debate was just two months ago. A vote of no confidence may be very serious and damaging and requires two thirds […]

Teen crime

It was with some relief when I received the news; the RCIPS had made an arrest in connection with the attempted murder of Kemar Golding on 29th June at the Jerk Stand by the Prospect Playhouse, Red Bay. It was with some dismay when the suspect’s age was given as being only 18 years. In […]

The Editor Speaks : “No” to everything?

There comes a time when saying “No” to everything is a formula for disaster. If one says “No, because we have a better plan” then I am ready to listen. We are in a recession. The country is broke. If saying “No” means I will have no money to feed my family and myself who […]

Racism

Racism is a difficult subject to tackle and our premier, Hon. McKeeva Bush, has made mention of it in recent speeches and even in a knuckle rapping he gave our Editor-in Chief. Of all the places I have visited racism is much less obvious here and therefore I was surprised at his comments. Our education […]

Robberies, stabbings, shootings over the weekend

With my headline it could be New York or Chicago. Sadly, it was here in the beautiful Cayman Islands. Fortunately, no lives were lost but they could have been. They were all terrifying events for the hapless victims. Congratulations to the police for quickly finding and arresting a suspect to the stabbing. The victim was […]

Rev Donovan Myers puts the record straight

I welcome the opportunity to provide some context and [hopefully] clarity to my reported contribution to your papers vox pox entitled “Do Bob Marley songs have a place in Church?” published on 8/29/11.  I am more interested in offering my perspective to the discussion than to be bugged down by the sensational, but I figure […]

Do Bob Marley songs have a place in Church?

Earlier this week iNews revealed how the Bishop of Kingston, Jamaica, Right Reverend Robert Thompson, suggested songs by music icon Bob Marley should be included in hymn books. His thoughts have caused much debate among the church goers and music fans of Cayman. Kevin Creary and Christopher Tobutt have spoken to a selection of Clergymen […]

Bob Marley

Our story yesterday (Thu) that songs by the reggae greats Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, who practiced Rastafarianism, will appear in new Anglican Church hymnals in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, has produced much debate on the local air waves. Visiting Anglican Bishop of Kingston, Rt. Rev. Dr. Robert Thompson, in an interview with iNews […]