Who is the Jamaican most deserving of the title, Personality of the Year? Such an individual must have captured the imagination of the average Jamaican, stimulated strong nationalistic feelings and made a difference either in the way we see ourselves, or how others see us.
Far more crucial to containing crime is changing police-citizen relations than changing minister of national security.
My fellow Jamaicans, I hope you all had a good holiday and wish for all of us the prospect of 2014 yielding better results than 2013.
"Give us vision lest we perish."- Jamaica National AnthemTry wishing the family and friends of the 1,200 Jamaicans murdered last year happy new year.
On any given day and in any public opinion poll, crime ranks as a top concern for Jamaicans.
It's going to be a tough year. I am happy to be alive to see the new year - and it is a happy new year - but 2014 is going to be a tough year.
In his Monday, December 30 article, 'Jamaica, you are the Father', columnist and medical doctor Garth Rattray gave commendations to Tessanne Chin.
During his lifetime, Richard Hart committed his energies to the cause of the working class with much solicitude.