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Two Jamaican Icons and A Lifetime of Service


Two Jamaicans, one in the political sphere and the other a radio personality, will ‘almost’ close out their innings in the public arena … and they will leave a gap that can never be filled – at least, not in our lifetime. Continue reading

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The price of Democracy | I hope HE wins!


In less than 24 hours the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will have a newly elected leader and Jamaica will, ostensibly, have a ‘new’ Prime Minister in waiting. The average Jamaican – with no links to either political Party – cannot … Continue reading

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“The voice of the people [is] the voice of God”


Jamaicans went to the polls on March 26, 2012 to choose 227 Parish Councillors in Local Government Elections. Preliminary counts show the People’s National Party (PNP), led by Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller, demolishing the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), led by … Continue reading

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Decision 2011: Seeing ‘Red’, while searching for ‘Green’


PORTIA Simpson Miller and the People’s National Party (PNP) have been given a mandate to form the next Government in Jamaica. The electorate spoke in a resounding voice – by a margin of 41-22 seats – and rejected the incumbent Jamaica Labour … Continue reading

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Another Messiah?


At the time of writing, there is less than 12 hours before the start of the ceremony to swear in the Hon. Andrew Holness as Jamaica’s ninth (and youngest) prime minister (Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 4:00 p.m.) Many can … Continue reading

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