July 7, 2020

The Editor speaks: Cayman27 and our Premier

“The reason Cayman27 went off the air was because it wouldn’t pay its government fees,” said our Premier, Alden McLaughlin. He was answering a question on today’s (Friday 19) Coronavirus Press Briefing regarding the need for Cayman’s media and the problems the media are having in trying to stay afloat. April Cummings, now with Radio […]

The Editor speaks: Why ALL lives matter and saying black lives matter doesn’t mean that other lives do not

I’m sorry I have to speak on this but when ‘Aunt Jemima’ brand is changing its name and removing the image of Aunt Jemima because Quaker says it is ‘based on a racial stereotype”, I have to speak out. When has ‘Aunt Jemima’ ever been thought of as being racial? I have bought the brand […]

The Editor speaks: Is the bar set too high in tourism?

was appalled to learn that the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) have stated they could only find six Caymanians out of 102 potential employees to fill the vacant tourism jobs. It is very obvious that a number of employers are already getting ready for our tourism industry to open its doors again and ‘attempt to […]

The Editor speaks: What’s important to me is unimportant to you

“Giving an insignificant thing your attention is a form of self-disrespect.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana “Be kind to the things which are unimportant for you because at any time life can make them very important for you!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan “We are unimportant creatures in this universe. We are all alone for the moment. Nobody […]

The Editor speaks: Is this a CUC joke?

With the outcry recently at the rise in CUC’s May electricity bills here despite the world price in fuel showing record drops from last February, we got an explanation that CUC had bought the fuel before it dropped when it was at its highest. Oh dear. How lucky for them. Now, presumably because of the […]

The Editor speaks: The Elderly still don’t count

I’ve already mentioned in a previous Editorial that the elderly are being overlooked in our government’s lockdown measures to try and stop the coronavirus. I did submit various questions on this subject to be asked at the regular Press Briefings the government have been giving, but none were asked. Instead, we got a three man […]

The Editor speaks: My wife committed murder but I am responsible

It is alleged on social media and sources confirm that my wife committed murder and I am responsible and shall be punished forthwith. I was asked a question by a media reporter via a link live on television and radio today during a Press Conference yesterday about why the colour of the sky isn’t as […]

The Editor speaks: Carry on……. regardless?

When I grew up in England, I was fifteen at the time, a movie called “Carry On Sergeant” came out and this sparked a British Carry On franchise that comprised thirty-one comedy motion pictures spanning form 1958 to 1978, plus a one off in 1992. One was called “Carry on Regardless” and this perhaps should […]

The Editor speaks: God really is trying to save us

A man stuck on a rooftop and flood waters rising A fellow was stuck on his rooftop in a flood. He was praying to God for help. Soon a man in a rowboat came by and the fellow shouted to the man on the roof, “Jump in, I can save you.” The stranded fellow shouted […]

The Editor speaks: Congratulations to our Fire Service

Whilst Chief Fire Officer, Paul Walker, has said,“incredible progress” has been made this week in trying to put out the blaze that has raged through a large part of our Mount Trashmore dump, the work executed by himself and all the members of the fire service has also been incredible. They have been working non-stop […]