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Politician’s Portmore Parish Plans

The Andrew Holness-led Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) administration is going ahead with transitioning the city of Portmore – currently part of the parish of St Catherine – to becoming the 15th parish on the island in its own right. Why … Continue reading

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PNP’s Senate Fallout is Messy

Mark Golding’s brief honeymoon period as Jamaica’s new President of the People’s National Party (PNP) and Leader of the Opposition has hit some potholes. It is just over a month since Golding was elevated to those lofty political positions but … Continue reading

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PNP Opts for Golding

Mark Golding’s victory over Lisa Hanna for the presidency of the Peoples National Party (PNP) was expected. Some pundits and pollsters expected the race would be much closer. But Golding winning 1740 to Hanna’s 1444 ensured a hotly contested race … Continue reading

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JLP vs PNP: Decision Time

As Jamaicans head to the polls tomorrow to vote in the general elections on who should form the next government, we have to ask ourselves does the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) deserve to remain in office or should the … Continue reading

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Televised Debate Team JLP vs Team PNP – Who Won? Not Calamity Campbell

Last night’s televised debate between members of the Jamaica Labour Party (Floyd Green, Kamina Johnson-Smith & Christopher Tufton) and the People’s National Party (Dayton Campbell, Lisa Hanna and Raymond Pryce) was a let down and I score it a draw … Continue reading

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Jamaica General Election – Move it to 2021

Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ decision earlier this month to call for the general election on 3 September -right in the middle of the pandemic – was clearly ill-judged and he needs to postpone the polls until 2021. Why the leadership … Continue reading

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Jacinda Ardern & Angela Merkel Ranked Most Eloquent World Leaders

Development Academy – UK based personal development consultancy – came up with a list of the top 10 most eloquent world leaders. In coming to their conclusion Development Academy said they “analysed more than 100 hours of footage from press … Continue reading

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England vs West Indies – The Pandemic Series

As I feared, the visiting West Indies cricket team crumbled to England losing the 3rd and final test match and giving the host a come-from-behind 2-1 victory. As a West Indies fan I was disappointed at how the West Indies … Continue reading

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Time for Jamaica to Honour More of its Local Heroes with Landmarks & Not Just Politicians

The recent renaming of Denham Town Primary after former Prime Minister the late Edward Seaga (died 2019) came as no surprise. Since Seaga’s Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) returned to government in 2016, under the leadership of current Prime Minister Andrew … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During the Pandemic Week Ending 4/7/20

In Jamaica I Learnt.. Politically, it has been a week of reports of corruption, nepotism and cronyism against some high profile Members of Parliament. Andrew Wheatley (MP, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)) The 2 reports by the Integrity Commission (IC) into … Continue reading

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