July 1, 2022

The butchering, botching, and bungling of logic, Martin

By Melissa Martin What is the meaning of logic? 1) a proper or reasonable way of thinking about something: sound reasoning. 2) a science that deals with the rules and processes used in sound thinking and reasoning. Visit https://www.merriam-webster.com.  What is up with absurd explanations, ludicrous clarifications, and farcical remarks? My brain is in a continual state […]

Why did places of worship cave during COVID-19? MARTIN

By Melissa Martin  Hindsight is 20/20. In the beginning of the pandemic, I was afraid and therefore easily duped, but also confused as to why places of worship were closed by government mandates, but liquor stores and Walmart stores remained open in the U.S. A citizen could buy booze in a store, but not attend […]

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR:) Connecting the dots, Martin

By Melissa Martin The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR:) Connecting the dots  It’s interesting when you find the same power people are here and there and everywhere in the circle of political influence around the globe.  When you watch the documentary “Monopoly, Who Owns the World?” by Tim Gielen – you begin to notice the […]

Avert the disaster of a lost generation – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (FEBRUARY 7, 2022)

By Basil Springer “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” – Matthew 19:14 When planning for our children’s development it is difficult to find words that embrace our feelings more effectively than those of the worldwide hit “Greatest love of all”. […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Checks and Balances-Is it time to change the Electoral System?

By SIR RONALD SANDERS From Tribune242 The second consecutive general elections in Barbados on January 19, at which Mia Mottley’s Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats in the House of Representatives, were hailed as historic. They certainly were for Barbados, but not for the English-speaking sub-region of the Caribbean. The New National Party […]

The Publisher Speaks:

I wrote this poem about twenty years ago and I was idly going through my poetry book”Buried Treasures of Cayman” Sunday week when it popped up. It was one I had forgotten about but it startled me when I read it. It was the day after the funeral of the daughter of my friend Charlene […]

Does Black Lives Matter when Caribbean Immigrant Black Cops are shot and killed?

NAN EDITORIAL By newsamerica News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 24, 2022: A Black police officer and son of Caribbean immigrants was senselessly shot and killed on Friday night, Jan. 21, 2022, in New York City. Another, a black Caribbean immigrant, is now fighting for his life. Both were allegedly shot by another Black man. […]

Bevan Springer: ALL THAT’S GOOD

By Bevan Springer From Marketplace Excellence A happy new year to all as we realign after a tumultuous year that was once again dominated by a pandemic that has impacted humanity beyond imagination. To everything there is a season, and today we are presented with an opportunity to embrace a new hope and a future.  […]

SANDERS: Reform the OAS or oversee its irrelevance

By Sir Ronald Sanders From St Kitts Nevis Observer Our world exists today in troubled circumstances, governed by outmoded charters and laws that are no longer fit for purpose and do not respond to human needs.   When most of these Charters were signed seventy or more years ago, more than 70 countries were not […]

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Executive Editor Kayla Green [email protected] FROM THE SUMTER ITEM December 6, 2021Unlock full access for as low as $2.54 per weekSee other offers. Happy Monday. I missed y’all last week. I won’t go into too much detail, but sometimes 💩 happens. Sometimes, literally. We came home Monday to a septic tank, uh, issue. Long, gross story short, thank […]