In just a few hours, 2016 will be history. The year Twenty-Seventeen will then sit on the throne of time. Hail to the New Year, hail to the new King!

But before we celebrate the arrival of 2017, let's review some of the major events of 2016, happenings that will definitely shape how we react and respond to the next 12 months.

In Twenty-Sixteen, Dominicans buckled under the burden of an underperforming economy, marveled at the senselessness of crime, watched in awe as climate change revolutionized our attitude to nature as we spat out the bad taste of child abuse.

So, join us as we take a look back at 2016.