May 28, 2020

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 […]

OPINION: “Damned clever, these Chinese” or “Too clever for their own good?”

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, April 24, 2020. World domination, also called global domination, or world conquest, or cosmocracy is a hypothetical power structure, either achieved or aspired to, in which a single political authority holds power over all or virtually all the inhabitants of the planet Earth. Various individuals or regimes have tried to achieve […]

UEFA Foundation for Children helping street children in Vietnam

A partnership between the UEFA Foundation for Children and the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation, is helping to give street children greater opportunities by using football as a catalyst for change. Children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Vietnam are extremely vulnerable to abuse and trafficking. The streets of Hanoi are home to many children from around the […]

Watch the new Kia Sorento Global reveal

The All-New Kia Sorento will be revealed to the public on 19 March via a livestream. The Sorento will be fully revealed online in European specification, following the cancellation of the Geneva Motor Show due to the growing risks associated with the spread of COVID-19. The online event will start at 12:30 CET (11:30 GMT) […]

10 Mar Weather in Cayman

10 Mar Tue 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Fresh easterly winds and rough seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a high pressure system over the western Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around our area moving towards the west. Humidity: 73% (UP from […]

Support our heroes this Women’s Day!

By Miriam Karmall From Freedom United It’s International Women’s Day this Sunday, March 8, and we’re celebrating four women in the Freedom United community who are using their lived experience to lead the charge in the anti-slavery movement to demand change – find out how below. Celebrate International Women’s Day by showing your support for these women’s work. Add your voice to […]

Switching off: valuing younger audiences wellbeing online

By Sahar Amer From Reuters Community From the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019, of all age groups who participated, 32% worldwide say they actively avoid the news, which is up 6% since 2017. In the UK, people say they are switching off from the news because it has a negative effect on their mood (58%) and because […]

Stay in the Loop for the Week ending 24 January, 2020

STAY IN THE LOOP From CARICOM In this episode, Communications Officer at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Tusankine English-Francis, presents a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights:0:01:03 RENEWABLE ENERGY: CARICOM Secretariat on course for renewable energy generation0:10:20 FOREIGN RELATIONS: Jamaica’s Prime Minister and several foreign ministers conclude talks with US Secretary of State0:15:03 ENERGY RESOURCE: First […]

The Editor speaks: Sex is more complicated than it once was

Once upon a time, as all good stories start, one’s sex (your gender) meant you were either male or female. It was that simple. Not anymore. The word “sex” to identify someone sexual orientation (gender) – male or female, is now removed by many countries. Belize is the latest country to change “sex” to “sexual […]

The Editor speaks: Happy New Year

A very happy and blessed New Year from Joan, myself, Colleen and Georgina. I leave you with the following prayer and video link from the singer Sissel. PLEASE click the link at the end. You will be rewarded. The New Year lies before you, like a spotless tract of snow.Be careful how you tread on […]