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Op-Ed: Jamaica’s Election Paradoxes

 By Patrick A GallimoreOp-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, which …

“Deep Introspection,” Regrouping Ahead for Jamaica Labour Party

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the landslide victory of the opposition People’s National Party in Thursday’s Jamaican election, the Jamaica Labour Party pledged to make “deep introspection” a priority, according to an email sent to supporters after the vote. …

Kent Gammon: What Are the Priorities of the New Jamaican Government?

 By Kent GammonOp-Ed Contributor The Peoples’ National Party led by the Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller, was handsomely rewarded by the Jamaican people in the country’s 16th general election, taking 42 of the 63 seats in the House of Parliament. The Jamaican …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaicans head to voting stations today in the country’s 16th general election, with the ruling Jamaica Labour Party and opposition People’s National Party facing off to determine the country’s next government. It has been an …

 By Alexander Britell Joan Gordon-Webley was born in Pell River, Hanover, Jamaica. She is the past president of Caribbean Women for Democracy, the Jamaica Women’s Freedom Movement, among other posts, and previously represented East Rural St Andrew in Jamaica’s Parliament …

 Above: PM Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will hold national elections Dec. 29, Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced Sunday night at a rally for his ruling Jamaica Labour Party in Mandeville. …