May 28, 2020

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 Publisher speaks: OLIVE

By Joan Wilson I’m sure most of you are grieving the loss of my dear friend OLIVE MILLER who passed away yesterday (19). To write about all her achievements and deeds in her wonderful ninety-eight years of life would take up a whole issue of iNews. I will leave that to others. Instead, I am […]

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 Publisher Speaks: Mother’s Day

Remembering my Mama By Joan Watler Wilson Blanche (nee Bodden) Watler was born in George Town, Grand Cayman on 20thSeptember 1890 and died 29th April 1977. Always remember your Mama – keep her close to you heart The Poem I wrote for my Mother but I dedicate to EVERY MOTHER A VERY HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY THIS […]

The Editor speaks: I am shut down but not shut up!

First, let me say I have almost been totally on board with Premier Alden McLaughlin’s handling of the coronavirus measures he has put in place to keep us safe from the terrible virus. He has had a very, very difficult job to balance the scales between trying to eradicate the spread of the epidemic and […]

The Editor speaks: Unity in Christian churches

I was sent a video today from one of our readers called “UK Blessing”. The Reader just said, “This is just so beautiful – please listen – it had me in tears!” I echo everything the Reader said. There is little to say except to share the link. My wish is the Christian churches would […]

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 […]

Jamaica: 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours – St. Catherine on lockdown – 105 confirmed cases

BY: AINSWORTH MORRIS From JIS Story Highlights Jamaica now has 105 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). The new cases comprise five males and 27 females who range from 19 to 70 years old. The cases are from St. Catherine, Kingston and St. Andrew. The vast majority of the additions, 31 of the 32, are linked to […]

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 […]