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The 2009 Hot List: Top personalities of 2009

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Chester Francis-Jackson, Gleaner Writer

Brigitte Foster-Hylton

1. Contractor General Greg Christie:

Anti-corruption czar - Man of the Year.

2. Brigitte Foster-Hylton:

Inspirational comeback - Woman of the Year.

3. Usain Bolt:

Internationally acclaimed record breaking performances that lifted the spirit and morale of the nation.

4. Jane Issa:

Style and design empress.

5. Kenny Benjamin:

A beacon of civility in a crude social environment!

6. Edith Allwood-Anderson:

Taught a thing or two about dogged determination being the art of the deal.

7. Chris Issa:

Gave Kingston a new landmark in the Spanish Court Hotel.

8. Asafa Powell:

Finally stepped up to the international podium at a big track meet.

9. Steve Ashley:

Positively impacting lives and judicial discourse with Association of Friends and Families Against Substance Abusers (AFAFOSA).

10. Ambassador Jesús Silva:

Staged the diplomatic coup of the year with the visit of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain.

COMING NEXT WEEK: Biggest winners

Edith Allwood-Anderson

Kenny Benjamin

Greg Christie

Jane Issa

Usain Bolt