In a recent article in another local newspaper, Deputy Commissioner Carl Williams, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) head of the crime portfolio, was interviewed about his intention to embark on initiatives to improve the clear-up rate for murder but would not say what these measures are, referring to them as "trade secrets".
What further can one say about Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela that has not been said in the past three days since his death?
It was like surreal.
Speech delivered at the naming of the building which HEART Trust/NTA occupies The HEART Trust/NTA - Edward Seaga Building.
Many men have been done lesser evils than those done to Nelson Mandela and have gone on to live and die in some backwater of unforgiveness and bitterness. But not so Nelson Mandela.
Unsurprisingly, a recent survey showed the majority of Jamaicans in support of ganja decriminalisation - a fillip to the growing local and international movement pushing for sensible reforms to our laws that will reduce human-rights abuses, spur economic activity by complementing existing industries, and creating new ones, especially in research and development.
The legendary insularity that has long marred relationships in sections of the Caribbean conspired last week with the monumental lunacy of some of our leaders to sabotage the valiant efforts of two ministers from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago to stave...
I first met Percival James Patterson, QC, in the early 1980s.
As if the spectre of disorder and horrific incidents of violence were not enough, the scourge of corruption and perceptions regarding same is looming large in our society and remains a serious cause for concern.
If Shanique Myrie were Barbadian and it were at the Norman Manley International Airport that she was violated with an embarrassing body cavity search, would she have been awarded J$3 million?
Just when we were getting over the shock of being ranked third behind North Korea and South Sudan in the Red Tape, Not Red Carpet World Survey for how difficult it is to invest in a country, we now learn that Grenada will pass legislation making it...
This article is a follow-up to what I had written and was published in last The Sunday Gleaner of November 24, 2013, 'Values, standards and education'.
This is an edited presentation by Professor Trevor Munroe, executive director of the National Integrity Action, at the launch of Ian Boyne's compilation of In Focus columns, Ideas Matter.