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Jamaican PM Golding to Resign Oct. 23

 Above: PM Bruce Golding By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding will formally resign on Sunday, Oct. 23, when Education Minister Andrew Holness will be sworn in as Jamaica’s next Prime Minister, his office said in statement. …

Golding Could Depart Before November

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Despite media reports suggesting an earlier departure, Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding said he maintained his position as to when he would leave office. However, Information Minister Daryl Vaz said that if Minister Andrew Holness, …

In Jamaica, an Energetic Tax Debate

 Above: from left, Dr Peter Phillips and Minister Audley Shaw By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s cabinet decision to re-introduce a Special Consumption Tax on energy drinks in the country has led to a political row. The tax had reportedly …

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 The Jamaican government has signed an air services agreement with the United Arab Emirates, according to Information Minister Daryl Vaz. The deal was signed in the context of the country’s Open Skies policy, which was previously approved by the cabinet. …

 The Jamaican government has tabled a new National Housing Policy and Implementation Plan in order to “chart the way out of the housing crisis,” according to Minister for Information Daryl Vaz. “The policy covers all the key areas critical to …

 Information Minister Daryl Vaz The Jamaican Cabinet will discuss the report of the Manatt Commission of Enquiry on June 13 at Jamaica House, according to Information Minister Daryl Vaz, and the report will be tabled in Parliament the next day. …

 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 …

 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, …

 Jamaican MP Everald Warmington has resigned his seat in the Jamaican House of Representatives, giving up the constituency of South West St. Catherine. Warmington said he resigned because he felt he had offended section 40(2) of the Constitution, which involves …