June 17, 2021

Month to celebrate the older person: Why I write poems for you…..

By Joan Watler Wilson I find writing poems good for one’s ego Once I get started I just can’t let go Even though sometimes it’s really tough going Most of the time my thoughts are flowing. * But if I really think deep and concentrate I can produce words at a pretty fast rate Words […]

Month to celebrate the older person: “Idle Thoughts of Yesteryear”

To celebrate Older Persons Month Idle Thoughts of Yesteryear By Joan Wilson (from her book “Buried Treasures”) Sometimes I let my thoughts run wild when I’m sitting idleMy mind just wanders and wanders going back in timeAnd in the middle of my thoughts are my parents –So big and strong – nothing but beautiful memories cloud my […]

The Editor speaks: Dark days

By Colin Wilson But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God — having a form of godliness but […]

The Publisher speaks: Buy Caymanian

By Joan Wilson I am 100 percent behind the initiative to Buy Caymanian since the ravages of the coronaviris that has changed our lifestyle all over the world. I have always been for buying Caymanian and in 2012 iNews Cayman published my poem about this very subject. It therefore seemed appropriate to republish it again […]

The Editor speaks: Insanity!

So, we have a petition of “No Confidence in The Leader of Government, Alden McLaughlin” circulating and a supposed coup attempt to bring down the government called “UNITY”. LOL. Leader of the Opposition, Arden McLean is the man named by some of the media outlets as being behind it. He has not confirmed this. We […]

The Editor speaks: When is a Christian NOT a Christian?

Answer: If he or she supports a Bill giving Christian rights to persons who belong to the LGBTQ+ community. This was the astonishing decision from the majority of our MLA’s who voted against the Domestic Partnership Bill.that did not give the LGBTQ+ community the right to get married here but the basic human rights we […]

Letter to the Editor: UK military expansion in the Caribbean

THE EDITOR, Sir: The recent announcement by the new United Kingdom (UK) defence attaché that the UK wishes to expand its relationship with Caribbean nations comes on the cusp of an offer in 2015 by the UK to build a prison in the island for Jamaicans in UK prisons. This was rejected even more so […]

The Editor speaks: All Cayman’s athletes have been banned from competing world-wide

It is with much astonishment and dismay at reading a copy of a letter from the Cayman Islands Athletic Association to its members advising them that the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) has imposed a sanction on the Cayman Islands Athletic Association. The sanction prevents any athlete from the Cayman Islands […]

The Editor speaks: A four year tourism plan to …….?

It was with some excitement when I downloaded the “Cayman Islands NTP – National Tourism Plan 2019-2023. I was going to learn how and when our government was going to get us all back on track to the recovery of our tourism product. I am mistaken. The document was written well before COVID-19 hit our […]

The Editor speaks: Is anarchy taking over?

Anarchy is the state of a society being freely constituted without authorities or a governing body. It may also refer to a society or group of people that totally rejects a set hierarchy. – Wikipedia With, quite rightly, the press and universal protests over police brutality, especially against the black community, I have to ask […]