August 3, 2020

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 […]

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: Turning signals that are rarely used and never ticketed

Turning signals are rarely used by motorists here in the Cayman Islands. Failure to use turning signals. even if it is witnessed by the Cayman Island Police Traffic Unit, the offending motorists are never ticketed. Failure to use turning signals correctly, or not used at all, cause accidents. At the public meetings organised by the […]

The Editor speaks: When will they ever learn? They won’t!!

You can preach as much as you like that you must act with responsibility, but unless you impose it by some form of force there will always be the elements that won’t. They believe they have their right to act as they please. If it is their believed right to give themselves the poison so […]

Amandala Editorial: Lord Ashcroft buys a greater share of Belize

From Amandala, Belize News of a pending sale of Scotia Bank Belize, which had been operating in our country since 1968, has been floating around since last year, and with the bank selling off assets in the Caribbean, and also closing their branches in Spanish Lookout and Placencia in 2018, it was clear that a […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Caribbean among countries being unfairly targeted by US senators over Cuba

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Tribune242 THREE US senators, who have done little to advance the interests of the Caribbean and with whom requests for meetings by many Caribbean Ambassadors are usually shunted to their staff, are now proposing US government punishment for Caribbean countries that request assistance from Cuba for medical personnel. The three […]

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 […]

SANDERS: Can Guyana stand up to this trial of its democracy?

By SIR RONALD SANDERS From Tribune242 ADHERENCE to democracy, including free and fair elections, has been on trial in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region over the past three months in Guyana and Suriname. So far, Suriname is the only one that has come out of the trial with credibility and with regional and international respect. […]

The Death of George Floyd [he was no innocent when it came to crime]

By Nathan’ Jolly’ Green. June 08, 2020 George Floyd was no innocent when it came to crime; he was from an early age, becoming a career criminal. Unable to find work in Texas as an ex-prison convict, he moved to Minneapolis in 2014 for a fresh start after release from prison in Houston, having served […]