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Jamaica

Jamaica Now JLP Country!

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has been re-elected to serve as Government for a second consecutive term, after winning the General Election, held on (Thursday) September 3. Preliminary results show that the JLP, led by Andrew Holness, has won 49 seats, while the People’s National Party (PNP), led by Dr. Peter Phillips, won 14 seats. Holness, in his victory speech, […]

COMMENTARY

A Political Grunt

According to a recent poll conducted by Don Anderson, most Jamaicans believe that Bunting’s challenge for leadership was good for the People’s National Party (PNP). Prior to the “events” occasioning Bunting’s challenge, I had surmised it was a “bad thing” from which no good could come even if Bunting prevailed in his leadership challenge. Consider the matter this way. The […]

EDITORIAL

PNP — The Battle Of The Two Ps

Jamaica’s Opposition Leader and President of the People National Party (PNP) Dr. Peter Phillips is in a spot of bother. He now faces a challenge for the leadership of the party from Peter Bunting, Member of Parliament, and former Minister of National Security as well as General Secretary of the Party. Bunting’s quest to replace Dr. Phillips is not only […]

Jamaica

Ann-Marie Vaz Set To Be Sworn In As Jamaica’s Newest Member of Parliament

Ann-Marie Vaz is expected to be sworn in during this week as the Member of Parliament for Portland Eastern following her victory in the recent by-election. The final count by the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) that was completed over the past weekend has given Vaz a slightly higher margin of victory. The final count showed both Vaz and the […]

EDITORIAL

Jamaica’s Opposition Party Barking Up The Wrong Tree

I have embraced crying mothers who have lost their children because our politicians put their personal agendas before the national good. I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence, no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens. — Donald Trump Jamaica’s Parliamentary Opposition People National Party (PNP) seems to be in a mad rush to wrest back […]