Monthly Archives: June 2019

Conservative Leadership Race to Downing Street – Short Term Let?

The very first thing that struck me about the ongoing British Conservative Party leadership contest was the poor standard of candidates. When I think back to some of previous leadership races such as the Hurd-Major-Heseltine race of 1990 this current … Continue reading

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Radio Discussion: Jamaica’s Political History, the Early Years – Role of Bustamante, Seaga & the Manleys

How did Edward Seaga get into active politics? What is Seaga’s legacy to West Kingston? Did the PNP first start the redevelopment of West Kingston? Did the JLP first build Arnett Gardens? Did Seaga ever try to publicly embarrass Norman … Continue reading

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PNP Leadership Race: Peter vs Peter vs ?

Jamaica’s People’s National Party (PNP) will have a leadership race as Peter Bunting has confirmed his intentions to challenge current leader, Peter Phillips. In his statement Bunting remarked “Dr Phillips has made an outstanding contribution to the party and the … Continue reading

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So Wrong of Corbyn not to “welcome” Trump?

Dear Jeremy First, congratulations to Labour for winning the Peterborough by-election and staving off a surge from Nigel Farage’s BREXIT Party. But what a missed opportunity earlier last week? Much as I understand your strong antipathy towards Donald Trump, you … Continue reading

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Latest from the PAAC Hearings: The Yacht, The Minister, The Advisor and Donor Consultant

The Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) hearings into the shenanigans – centred  on a number of scandals within  Jamaica’s education sector – continues to unravel before our eyes. Leaving the public seeking with more answers. Last week’s key takeaways … Continue reading

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