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Women in Jamaica’s Election

 The women in Jamaica’s election battleground By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Hillary v/s Bernie Politics is seen as a ‘dirty game’, unbecoming for the ‘fairer sex’. But women want in. They want a greater say in decisions that impact their …

Andrew Holness Wins Election for Jamaica Labour Party Leadership

 Above: Andrew Holness with JLP supporters on Sunday By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Prime Minister Andrew Holness is still the leader of the Jamaica Labour Party. That was the result following an election Sunday that saw Holness win the …

Op-Ed: A New Jamaica Labour Party?

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor BY THE CLOSE of day Sunday, the Jamaica Labour Party will have chosen its next leader — incumbent and former Prime Minister Andrew Holness or challenger and former Finance Minister Audley Shaw. Holness represents the youth …

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 Above: Audley Shaw By the Caribbean Journal staff Following months of speculation, Jamaican Opposition MP Audley Shaw announced Sunday that he would be challenging Andrew Holness for the leadership of the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party. Shaw made the announcement in …

 Above: the PNP supports the party’s local election win, with National Security Minister Peter Bunting (right) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following its electoral sweep in Jamaica’s general election in December, the People’s National Party took a strong victory in …

 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. …

 By Alexander Britell Jamaica’s elections are quickly heating up, and one of those monitoring the political developments closely is University of the West Indies Professor Ian Boxill, who is the Carlton Alexander Chair in Management Studies. Dr Boxill is also …

 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 …