December 8, 2019

The Editor speaks: You MUST come forward

Dinesh Asanka Fernando Wannukawatta-Waduge, age 36, a Sri-Lankan national working in Cayman, died from injuries he had received during an incident at Bananas Bar in Dolphin Plaza on Eastern Avenue early Saturday morning, 30 November. The RCIPS are appealing for witnesses. RCIPS detectives have been reviewing CCTV footage taken during the incident, and have determined […]

The Editor speaks: Heads need banging together

I applaud our Police Commissioner, Derek Byrne, for his stand to not grant road-closure permission to CayMAS nor Batabano Committee for their proposed 2020 carnival events. He said his approach “was it is not that we could not manage it or could not handle it. There were two events in quick succession requiring very high […]

The Editor speaks: Miracles DO happen Mr. Premier

Premier, Alden McLaughlin, must be very upset with himself for saying out loud how confident he was in the Referendum on Government’s proposed cruise berthing and cargo port project would be found in his favor on December on 19th December. He was so confident he said words to the effect that only a miracle would […]

The Editor speaks: Christmas tree uprooted and bees dying – Government blamed, madness prevails.

Words don’t often fail me but today was almost one of those rare occasions. However, I have pulled myself up from those depths all of us face at some time in our lives. This missive today is from a man grieving from a family death but it still packs a punch from me that I […]

The Editor speaks: Love and marriage – where is love?

My stance to same-sex marriage is an emphatic NO!!! My stance to the statements by a number of our MLA;s in the LA to deport Dr Leo Raznovich, who is a legal resident here, is an emphatic NO!!! I find the rhetoric in the LA yesterday, especially from Anthony Eden and Ezzard Miller, appalling. I […]


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The Editor speaks: A dear ‘friend’ I met 36 years ago, who wasn’t a friend

It is with much, much sadness to learn today of the passing yesterday (Monday) of veteran journalist, Carol Winker. I first met Carol over thirty-six years ago when I was starting my extra-marital hobby – dramatics. When I wasn’t in a play, or not directing one, I wrote a series of articles about how the […]

The Publisher speaks: Poem – “What a Find”

By Joan E. Wilson As promised yesterday, here is the poem relating to the last incident described in the story. And thank you to Chris Johnson who placed the lovely comment on the website. Yes, Chris, there are still many, many, honest people about, and not just us Caymanians. WHAT A FIND By Joan (Watler) […]

The Publisher speaks: What a find, what a treasure, what memories

By Joan Wilson As child, many, many years ago, I was playing in the sandy dirt in the back garden, just outside our family’s kitchen. I really don’t remember too much about it but, according to my Mother, I found a ring – just a gold ring without its stone, and I gave it to […]

The Editor speaks: health, garbage, and marine preservation

What exactly did Health Minister, Dwayne Seymour, tell us in his two hour address to the latest budget debate in the Legislative Assembly last Monday? For me – very little of any importance. Greater focus on mental health was one that includes a mental care unit for adolescents. Some services would be moved away from […]