PNP says JLP leader uninspiring, offered nothing new after conference speech
Jamaica Gleaner

The People’s National Party (PNP) says it is grossly disappointed with today's presentation by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader and prime minister, Andrew Holness. The PNP said it was disappointed because...

#JLPConference| PM announces $500M social housing programme for poor
Jamaica Gleaner

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that his administration will be spending $500 million on social housing for the poor and indigent in the country.  Holness, in delivering the keynote address at the Jamaica...

#JLPConference| Labourites urge leader against calling early elections
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters are strongly urging party leader, Andrew Holness, not to call early general election.    Speaking with The Gleaner at the National Arena in Kingston where Labourites have...

General election to be held by April,2019
Antigua Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Nov. 18, CMC – Governor Augustus Jaspert says a general election will be held in this British Overseas dependent territory by April 16, 2019. In a media release, Jaspert said an early...

#JLPConference| Second-tier JLP leadership returned en bloc
Jamaica Gleaner

The second-tier leadership of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) remains unchanged as all four current deputy leaders were re-elected to serve another term.    The four deputy leaders: Desmond McKenzie, Area...

JLP Conference| Jubilant, bell-ringing Labourites start to swarm National Arena
Jamaica Gleaner

Jubilant, bell-ringing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters have swarmed the grounds of the National Arena in St Andrew as they set about celebrating the party’s 75th anniversary.  The theme for the conference is...

JLP government has made strides, Mckenzie tells Labourites
Jamaica Gleaner

Deputy leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Desmond McKenzie, has urged supporters not to be afraid to tout the achievements of the Andrew Holness-led administration.  McKenzie, who was the first to address...

JLP Conference| Large security contingent invade Arena as Labourites stream in
Jamaica Gleaner

A large contingent of security personnel has blanketed Independence Park, the location of the National Arena, where the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) 75th annual conference is currently under way. Security personnel from...

#JLPConference| Labourites want leader to address crime, economy and road crashes
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)  supporters say they will be listening keenly to Andrew Holness with the expectation that he will address some of their pressing issues.   The majority of those supporters who spoke with...

JLP Conference| Jubilant, bell-ringing Labourites start to swarm National Arena
Jamaica Gleaner

Jubilant, bell-ringing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters have swarmed the grounds of the Nation Arena in St Andrew as they set about celebrating the party’s 75th anniversary.  The theme for the conference is...

Mischief! - Shaw dismisses concerns over Jamaica-China deals
Jamaica Gleaner

Audley Shaw, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has dismissed concerns about China's growing influence in Jamaica, describing the critics as either political or mischievous.Several persons have...

The meaning of the 2016 General Election lower voter turnout
Jamaica Observer

In 74 years since the declaration of Universal Adult Suffrage in 1944 in Jamaica, the percentage voter turnout was the lowest in a general parliamentary election as recorded in 2016.

BPO shows up lack of skills, especially in young girls
Jamaica Observer

My attention was drawn to a photo in The Gleaner on Thursday, November 15 of Prime Minister Andrew Holness speaking with the accounting firm, KPMG, on future prospects of the BPO industry in which KPMG is now interested.

Levy talk...
Jamaica Observer

Recent discussions in the nation's Parliament have included the decades-old bauxite levy that has been utilised as a tool for negotiations over successive political administrations. The problem, however, says columnist...

Group says millions of Pakistani girls deprived of education
Jamaica Observer

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Millions of girls in Pakistan are still out of school, mostly because the government spends less money on education, a leading international rights group said last Tuesday — a dire...

New law promotes civics education in US public schools
Jamaica Observer

BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) — A new state law encourages civics education in public schools with the goal of giving students a better understanding of how the nation's political system works and their place in...

Civics contest to encourage student engagement in Wisconsin
Jamaica Observer

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) — The Wisconsin Newspaper Association is sponsoring a new civics contests for high schools across the state to encourage students to participate in local and state politics, at a time when...

Centenarian Rachel Brown praised for her compassion
Jamaica Observer

Rachel Lilia Brown's home in Keystone, St Catherine was still in celebration mode on October 24, a day after she marked her 100th birthday with her nine children, 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.At 100,...

Phillips says growth not filtering to most people
Jamaica Observer

Opposition Leader and People's National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips says every Jamaican, regardless of socio-economic standing, must be afforded the opportunity to experience real economic progress for self...

Ridiculous laws, silly fines
Jamaica Observer

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said that some of Jamaica's laws need to be updated and, in some cases, dispensed with, as a number of them have ridiculously low fines, while some are in contravention of the...

Labourites celebrate 75th anniversary at conference today
Jamaica Observer

GENERAL secretary of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Dr Horace Chang says the party is confident of a very successful 75th anniversary year annual conference scheduled for the National Arena, today.Thousands of...

Allies rally to May amid leadership woes over Brexit
Jamaica Gleaner

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May won support for her beleaguered Brexit deal Friday from key politicians and business groups, but she remained besieged by internal party opponents determined to oust her.In a...

David Jessop | Britain in Brexit chaos
Jamaica Gleaner

It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the United Kingdom, a once clear-minded and largely unified nation, is engaged in a process of self-harm over the issue of Brexit.So great have the irreconcilable political...

Phillips: Touted economic growth not reaching the masses
Jamaica Gleaner

Opposition Leader and People's National Party President, Dr Peter Phillips, has charged that the growth being touted by the Andrew Holness administration is not filtering to most of the people, particularly those on the...

Mischief! - Shaw dismisses concerns over Jamaica-China deals
Jamaica Gleaner

Audley Shaw, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has dismissed concerns about China's growing influence in Jamaica, describing the critics as either political or mischievous.Several persons have...

Former Jamaica Prime Minister to release new book
Nation News

KINGSTON – A new publication examining the pivotal roles played by former Jamaica Prime Minister P.J. Patterson in the advancement of the causes of developing countries of the world is to be released here...

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