Category: MA_National

PNP has No Authority to Speak Against Vote-Buying, says Burke

Former General Secretary of the People’s National Party (PNP), Paul Burke, is questioning the moral authority of his party colleagues who’ve spoken out...

‘Broken Spirit, Heart & Pocket’ – Crawford Reflects on East Portland Defeat

PNP candidate for East Portland, Damion Crawford, says the East Portland by-election loss has broken his spirit, pocket and heart. Mr Crawford is apologizing to his...

Ombudsman Getting Legal Help to Probe Allegations of Breaches in East Portland

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, says the contentious East Portland by-election campaign has forced her office to recruit legal assistance to address breaches...

EU Gives High Praises for East Portland By-Election

The European Union, EU, is giving high praises to Jamaica for the manner in which yesterday’s by-election in Portland Eastern was conducted. EU Ambassador to...

East Portland By-Election Recount Underway

The official recount of ballots cast during yesterday’s by-election between the Jamaica Labour Party’s Ann-Marie Vaz and the PNP’s Damion Crawford is...

Heritage Trust Insists St Catherine Roadworks Won’t Disturb Archaeological Works

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) is seeking to allay fears that planned road developments will negatively impact archaeological activities underway in the...

KD Blames Trafigura for 2006 Scandal

Opposition Senator KD Knight, is blaming the Dutch oil firm Trafigura Baheer for the troubles its contribution has caused the People’s National Party (PNP)....

JLP Breaks PNP’s 30yr Grip on East-Portland

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the arrogance of the People’s National Party, PNP, has cost them their approximately 30-year political stranglehold on the...

PNP Begins Introspection after East Portland Loss

It was a dampened PNP base in East Portland Thursday evening after the JLP’s Ann Marie Vaz won the seat. Supporters watched the news in dismay as the 127 ballot boxes...

Rural-Urban Transport Programme Generates Millions in Losses

The Rural Urban Transport Programme, RUTP, in Clarendon has generated millions of dollars in losses for the State-owned bus company, the Jamaica Urban Transit Company,...