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Bunting Bluffs His Leadership Bid?

Peter Bunting has decided not to challenge Peter Phillips to succeed Portia Simpson-Miller as leader of Jamaica’s People’s National Party (PNP). In his statement Bunting also felt Phillips is the right person to lead the current party of opposition. So … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Andrew Holness

Andrew Holness must be congratulated for leading his Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to victory over the losing (governing) People’s National Party (PNP). Holness ran the better campaign. PNP’s campaign was too arrogant and sloppy. JLP went from 21 seats in 2011 … Continue reading

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Election Time in Jamaica

Tomorrow Jamaicans will vote for their next government. Will Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller’s PNP remain in power? Or will Andrew Holness finally get his first national political victory as leader of the JLP? As with any national elections economic growth is … Continue reading

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Jamaican General Elections 2016: Nomination Day

There is a general election in Jamaica on 25 February. Today was nomination day for candidates to put their names forward. This is my first general elections in Jamaica since the early 1980’s when political violence left a huge scar … Continue reading

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Cameron Chucks Jamaica a Jailhouse Tease

This week David Cameron left the UN and on his way home nipped into Kingston, Jamaica – for less than 24 hours – and just took the proverbial at the politicial class there. Just looking at Cameron’s body language you … Continue reading

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“Kojak” changes his colours

More political intrigue in Old Harbour last week. But for once the cause of the commotion was not the sitting MP Everald Warmington of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), but the local councillor, Esworth Frankson. Frankson has been the local JLP … Continue reading

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