February 27, 2021

A royal snub for local media

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By Brenton Henry From Antigua Observer Much like when then British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to grant interviews during a 2015 visit to the Caribbean, Prince Harry is poised to do the same during a royal visit here next month. In an email to OBSERVER media, Kensington Palace said: “There are no current plans […]

The Editor Speaks: Cybercrime bills

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On the surface cybercrime bills sound good. They nearly always contain legislation to punish criminals who gain unauthorised access and interference to your computer with the intention of committing an offence. Unauthorised disclosure of password or access code, child pornography, computer forgery, computer fraud, cyber stalking and cyber-bullying are also normally criminalized in these bills. […]

‘Cybercrime Bill will stifle free expression’

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From Jamaica Observer Regional, international groups register disappointment at passage of legislation by St Vincent GONSALVES… says he is responsible to the Parliament rather than the media organisations (Arlene Martin – Wilkins) KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Regional and international media organisations have expressed their disappointment that the St Vincent and the Grenadines Parliament had […]