bruce golding

Op-Ed: Jamaica's Election Paradoxes

By Patrick A Gallimore Op-Ed Contributor The recently concluded general election in Jamaica was filled with a few glaring paradoxes. There was low voter turnout on election day, yet, the incumbent Jamaica Labour Party government administration was vigorously voted out, […]

Golding Tables Bill to Amend Intercepted Communications Act

Following the release of the Manatt Commission Report, portions of which focused on the Interception of Communications Act, Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding has tabled a bill to amend the act in the House of Representatives. The amendment would provide […]


Diaspora Has Critical Role to Play, Jamaica's Golding Says

Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding at the Brookings Institution in Washington this week. (JIS Photo) The Jamaican Diaspora has a critical role in moving the country forward for growth, Jamaican Prime Minister said at a Washington reception held by Jamaican […]


Jamaica's Golding Talks Economy to Brookings Institution in Washington

Director of the Latin American Initiative at the Brookings Institute, Mauricio Cardenas and Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding (JIS Photo) Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding delivered a lecture on the Jamaican economy to Washington’s Brookings Institution think tank, focusing on […]

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Poll: Manatt Extradition Scandal Hurt Jamaica Labour Party

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 […]

Jamaica, Barbados Meet to Discuss Alleged Incident at Grantley Adams Airport

Grantley Adams International Airport A five-member Jamaican delegation will meet with officials from Barbados today to talk about the alleged incident March 14 in which Jamaican national Shanique Myrie claimed she endured two demeaning cavity searches by a female immigration […]

Jamaica's Manatt Commission Debates Washington Lobbyists

A heated battle took place at the Manatt Commission of Enquiry today in Kingston, as lawyers debated the place of lobbyists in Jamaican history. Frank Phipps, attorney for the Jamaica Labour Party, attempted to support the proposition that the practice […]

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Golding Testifies before Commission

Prime Minister Bruce Golding began his long-awaited testimony before the Manatt Commission of Enquiry Friday, saying that he was “livid” when the high-powered Washington, D.C. lobbying firm said it preferred to represent the Government of Jamaica as opposed to the […]

Golding Admits Knowledge of Ineligible Members of Parliament

Clockwise from top left: Shahine Robinson, Bruce Golding, Daryl Vaz, Everald Warmington, Michael Stern and Gregory Mair A day after Jamaican MP Everald Warmington resigned after he said he felt he had violated the Jamaican constitution’s provisions on parliamentary eligibility, […]

Golding, in Letter, Holds to Claim That Manatt Did Not Work for Government

Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding, in a letter to the Commission of Enquiry investigating the Manatt, Phelps and Phillips extradition scandal, maintained that the Government did not hire the Manatt firm to lobby the White House on behalf of Christopher […]


Jamaica PM May Not Testify

The man whose testimony may be the most important of any in the Jamaican Commission of Enquiry concerning the Manatt, Phelps and Phillips affair, Prime Minister Bruce Golding, is asking the commission to consider his “obligation to attend to the […]


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