What Next for Caribbean Cable Operators?

May 7th, 2015

by Marcia Forbes Shocked by Sinclair I was shocked at Gary Sinclair’s seeming honesty and openness as he responded to Journalist Dionne Jackson Miller’s probing questions about cable TV and copyright infringements. Sinclair is the head honcho of the newly merged CWC/Columbus Communication conglomerate that sees the coming together of the Caribbean region’s leading telco (CWC/LIME) [...]


Pirates of the Caribbean: Cable TV Operators & Copyright Infringement

April 29th, 2015

Written by Marcia Forbes BCJ’s Partial Lock-Down Directive About ninety-eight (98) channels are being pirated by Jamaican cable TV operators. Chairman of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) told us so in a Press Conference on April 24th. The Commission called this meeting with journalists to talk about programme piracy and to announce actions against [...]


LIME to invest $1b on customer-service improvement?

December 26th, 2012

I will undoubtedly admit that I have had some real issues with LIME’s customer service, including not being able to get a representative on the phone in a timely manner. However, it still kind of surprised me when I heard that the Telecoms provider will be investing US$12 million or J$1 billion to improve its [...]


New miracle cancer drug

March 14th, 2012

An article I read recently stated that a new drug has been developed which is being called a miracle treatment for cancer. According to the article, Officials have said that this drug is a “natural substance made from scorpion, some of which are only found in Cuba”. Dr Mariala Garcia, one of the practitioners promoting [...]


Captain Horace Burrell banned

October 14th, 2011

Recent reports indicate that senior Caribbean football official Captain Horace Burrell has been banned for six months by FIFA for his part in a bribery plot involving former presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hamamm. This decision comes after several months of strained discussions and meetings stemming from the bribery allegations surrounding FIFA elections. Although Burrell is [...]


Trinidad PM apologises

November 18th, 2010

On Monday November 15, 2010 during a Jamaican radio programme, the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar apologised to the region for the comments she made on Monday November 1st at a press conference. She had previously stated that her country would have to get something in return for assisting Caribbean neighbours affected by [...]