Seven Jamaican Men Share Their Thoughts on 2017: What Do They Want to See?

A week or so ago I shared the thoughts of eight Jamaican women on their priorities, hopes and plans for Jamaica in 2017. Now it’s the men’s turn! I hope you find the comments interesting, and I think you will find they share similar preoccupations. Hubert Chin, Administrative Director, PRO Communications Limited: As we begin … More Seven Jamaican Men Share Their Thoughts on 2017: What Do They Want to See?

Thank God! The Secret Is Out: A Statement from WROC on the Alleged Sexual Abuse of Children by Clergy

Since the year began, the issue has rocked the Jamaican media and public. There are some secrets, in a small society like ours, that everyone knows about but refuses to talk about. However, the time for denial is over, as the Women’s Resource and Outreach Centre (WROC) comments in this powerful statement. The time for … More Thank God! The Secret Is Out: A Statement from WROC on the Alleged Sexual Abuse of Children by Clergy

Renwar Vallee: A Teen Christian Fantasy (Book Review)

Welcome to Renwar’s world. Mary D. Johnson, Renwar’s creator, will show you round. If you take a look at the cover – a misty wood bathed in an aqueous half-light – you will know, dear reader, that this is a mysterious world; one of strange possibilities and surprising discoveries. It’s a space that can turn … More Renwar Vallee: A Teen Christian Fantasy (Book Review)

“One Law, One Justice for All”: The NIA’s Trevor Munroe At Spanish Town Church Rally

Last Sunday, March 22, 2015, Founder and Executive Director of National Integrity Action Professor Trevor Munroe spoke to a huge crowd of church members – men, women and children – who rally once a year for their “Ten Thousand Men and Their Families Peace and Love March.” The theme the organizers (Spanish Town Revival, the … More “One Law, One Justice for All”: The NIA’s Trevor Munroe At Spanish Town Church Rally

Mario Deane’s Independence Day Death and Mental Health

Investigations continue into the beating of Mario Deane at the Barnett Street police lock-up in Montego Bay and his subsequent death on Independence Day (August 6). There are many areas of deep concern that must be addressed – and not in a superficial, “band-aid” way either. We know – everyone knows – that Mr. Deane … More Mario Deane’s Independence Day Death and Mental Health