The sight of recycled octogenarian Mike Henry in Andrew Holness' shadow Cabinet, as well as that of a number of other oldsters, might not convey the image of energy, dynamism and hope that an opposition leader would want to signal.
There is a certain arrogance of social scientists and economists, in particular, in that they believe that complex concepts within the human experience can be reduced to a few selected variables.
Right in the middle of a fresh round of bickering about the Caribbean Court of Justice, this newspaper has given voice to Chief Justice Zaila McCalla on the sorry state of the domestic justice system.
On December 31, 2014, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) released some trade data covering the period January to September 2014.
Some are saying it's because of Kaci Fennell's short hair, some because of her complexion, some because of her nationality. Some are saying her responses could have been stronger.
Recently I was in a meeting with some officials from the Ministry of Education, where we were being introduced to a math coach who is to be placed at our school for two days per week. In that meeting, an interesting point was made by one of the officials. He said:
I sat there enraptured.
THE PRESENCE of Charlie Smith High School in the heart of Arnett Gardens has helped to simmer tensions there.
Did you hear about the agnostic dyslexic insomniac?