Rodney Campbell

Insecurity Of The FSC

Insecurity Of The FSC

I always believe those given positions of authority, power, accountability and public trust should be held to higher standards than the average citizen. They should also be found competent, efficient and effective in said posts with remuneration to match. Let me also...

Crime Is OUR Problem

Crime Is OUR Problem

The role of the citizen is far more important than that of government, police,military, civil society groups and church.The citizen is the witness, evidence giver, the credible piece of the puzzle. Ifthe citizen decides to see, hear and know no evil, it negates and...

Buses and Robot Taxis: JCF’s Stain

Buses and Robot Taxis: JCF’s Stain

The Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, must be commended for the countless improvements made to its image and its behaviour in recent years. It cannot be denied that extrajudicial killings, severe beatings of detainees and the usual negativity associated, has been on a...

Integrity, Not A Crafty Commission

Integrity, Not A Crafty Commission

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money and that is sincerity and integrity.” – Donald A. Adams I believe in the need for Jamaica to have an Integrity Commission made up of members of the highest unquestionable...

Column: A Need For Change – Now

Column: A Need For Change – Now

“Liberty is never inalienable.  It must be redeemed regularly with the blood of patriots or it always vanishes.  Of all the so-called natural human rights that have ever been invented, liberty is least likely to be cheap and is never free of cost”. – Robert...

Column: Salaries Vs Results

Column: Salaries Vs Results

The issue of increased salaries for teachers is a contentious one which can hardly be ignored. It cannot be fairly or legitimately dismissed as a cry from an undeserving quarter or sector. However, there are some very basic issues that need to be admitted when these...

Justice For A Few

Justice For A Few

“If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected – those precisely, who need the law’s protection most – and...

Column: Which Jamaican Are You?

Column: Which Jamaican Are You?

In 2022 Jamaica we still seem to be preoccupied with who is “Jamaicawhite”, “red”, “brown brown”, “brown”, “dark brown”, “black” and “blackblack”.  Three things in my opinion are mainly responsible for this continuedconfusion shrouded and clouded in an undercurrent of...