September 23, 2020

The Editor Speaks: How much did the “antics” of the UDP government actually cost us?

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This is the season of a “new beginning” and “working together” so I had better not put a “spanner into the works” and ask the question “how much did the “antics” of the UDP government actually cost us?” For ‘antics’ one could politely substitute the word ‘mismanagement’, for ‘UDP government’ substitute ‘ex-premier McKeeva Bush’ and […]

The Editor Speaks: Internal police investigations

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With the not unsurprising news that that Cayman Islands Commissioner of Police, David Baines, is to be the subject of an internal investigation, I have to ask is this fair? The commissioner reportedly rammed the getaway vehicle in which three men accused of holding up the George Town jewellery store, Diamonds Unlimited, were trying to […]

The Editor Speaks: At least DISCUSS GANJA MLAs

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Burns Connolly is becoming frustrated with the negative response from Minister of Health Osbourne Bodden’s initial response to his campaign to have at the very least a national discussion on whether it’s time to legalise the use of ganja (marijuana) by patients. Connolly initially sent an e-mail to all 18 MLAs and he said only […]

The Editor Speaks: I am worried

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I am a worried man today.  I am worried because my editorial can be misconstrued, as I do not have the full facts. My sources for the editorial are from second and third hand reports that I have received. Never-the-less, for what it is worth, I am going to reveal the reason for my worries. […]

The Editor Speaks: Heroes

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Our National Heroes Day will soon be here – Monday 28th January to be precise. Cultural heritage is the theme and Minister responsible for Culture, Hon. Osbourne Bodden, said: “Celebrating our heroes is a way of giving thanks to those people who have changed our lives through their selfless actions. So let us return the […]

The Editor Speaks: Is it time for robotic judges?

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In reading some of the opinions published in both local and overseas media outlets, plus blogs and advocacy group campaigns with their indignant rages, plus new legislation in the pipeline, it would appear to me a lot of money could be saved if we had robots for judges. Judges are being torn apart for giving […]