August 4, 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 […]

Sanders: Climate Change killing the Caribbean one cut after the other

By Sir Ronald Sanders From OECS Friday, July 31, 2020 — (The writer is Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States and the Organisation of American States. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and at Massey College, University of Toronto. The views expressed are entirely […]

If a cable sings in the woods

From Paul McGowan From PS Audio  had to smile while reading this comment to a recent video: “I agree with most you say….except about the wires and power cables….but I still subscribe and like! so there!” Yes indeed. So there. This issue of wires and cables making a difference for some and not for others […]

OPINION: Is it an unfair pecuniary advantage?

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green. July 27, 2020. These two laws shown just how serious a matter they are considered by the Courts Obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception: A person who by any deception dishonestly obtains for himself or another person or entity, any pecuniary advantage shall on conviction on indictment be liable to imprisonment for […]

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 […]

Capturing soul

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Listening to a beautiful piece of music, Variations on One String on a Theme By Rossini: Moses Fantasie – Janos Starker – Janos Starker: Virtuoso Music for Cello, on Qobuz the other night, and I found myself somehow connected with what felt to me like the soul of the music. Rossini and […]

The Food Industry puts profits over public health using Big Tobacco’s Playbook

In certain cases, preemption—when a higher level of government limits the authority of a lower level to enact new policies—can devastate public health. By Gigi Kellett / Independent Media Institute Public health advocates were winning. City after city was innovating ways to reduce smoking and protect public health between the 1960s and 1970s. As former industry lobbyist […]

‘We will coup whoever we want’: Elon Musk and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia

By Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano From Independent Media Institute On July 24, 2020, Tesla’s Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that a second U.S. “government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people.” Someone responded to Musk soon after, “You know what wasn’t in the best interest of people? The U.S. government organizing a coup against […]

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 problem with staying at home

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio …for me, at least, is the close proximity of the kitchen and, worse, the pantry. Arrgghh. Not much more than 1 year ago, after successfully following my doctor’s instructions to “lose that gut” because I was borderline diabetic, I engineered a surefire way to lose weight and keep it […]