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Poll: Manatt Extradition Scandal Hurt Jamaica Labour Party

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - May 2, 2011

According to a poll by RJR Group/Boxill, a majority of Jamaicans developed a less-favorable impression of Prime Minister Bruce Golding after he testified at the Manatt-Dudus Commission of Enquiry. More than half, or 53.7 percent, of 1,015 Jamaicans polled said they viewed the prime minister in a less favorable light, with a similar trend for Information Minister Daryl Vaz and Security Minister Dwight Nelson. Justice Minister Dorothy Lightbourne had a 69.4 percent unfavorable rating. [Jamaica Observer]

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