Tag: Opposition Leader


Jamaica Gets New Opposition Leader

Mark Golding was appointed Opposition Leader at a ceremony at King’s House Tuesday morning. The Governor-General issued the instrument of appointment. The parliament member for St. Andrew South defeated Member of Parliament for St. Ann South East Lisa Hanna in Saturday’s People’s National Party presidential contest. Mr. Golding will succeed Dr. Peter Phillips, who has been Leader of the Opposition […]


Dr. Ken Baugh Dead At 78

Dr. Kenneth Lee O’Neil Baugh, former Jamaican politician, Opposition Leader, Minister of Health, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Prime Minister, Member of Parliament for West Central St Catherine, general secretary, and chairman of the Jamaica Labor Party died Sunday following a long illness. Dr. Baugh retired from representational politics in 2016 due to ill health. He earned the respect of […]