December 3, 2021

The prime minister’s dilemma: A Caribbean perspective after Brexit

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By Frank Phipps From Jamaica Observer Prime Minister Theresa May has three options in the dilemma for leading her country out of the present state of uncertainty, frustration and confusion resulting from the outcome of the referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union. The delay in making a decision on the terms and conditions […]

Cayman Islands 1st Tourism Director, Eric Bergstrom, dies

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By Colin Wilson It is with some sadness to announce the death of former Tourism head, Eric Bergstrom. Mr. Bergstrom came to Grand Cayman in 1963 with his wife, Suzy (now Mrs Suzy Soto) to run The Tortuga Club in East End. Three years later he became the first director of the Cayman Islands Tourist […]

Caribbean’s Hilary Beckles to Europe: ‘Clean Up Colonial Mess’

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From TeleSUR Sir Hilary Beckles, the vice-chancellor of the UWI and chairman of the Reparations Committee, argued that the visages of slavery are still current and active. Sir Hilary Beckles, chair of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Reparations Commission has urged European governments and their institutions to come back to the region to help participate in […]

Cayman Islands premier pays tribute to the late Thomas Russell at Memorial service

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Memorial service remarks for the late Thomas Russell By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 8 a.m., Thursday, 4 August, 2016 Lawn of the Glass House Good morning. Thank you for joining me as we remember with fondness and love former Governor of the Cayman Islands Thomas Russell who died peacefully in his sleep […]

Documentary to examine Asians’ migration to Caribbean

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By Richard Johnson From Jamaica Observer JAMAICA’S motto, ‘Out of Many One People’ is a central theme for a made-for-TV documentary examining 160 years of Chinese migration to the Caribbean. Out of Many One People — The Chinese Community is scheduled to be released in November. Documentarian Fritzroy Smith, who is at the helm of […]