Category: Politics

EOJ Officials Concerned About Perceived Weaknesses In Campaign Financing Laws

Officials from the Electoral Office of Jamaica, EOJ, are raising concerns about perceived weaknesses in the country’s historic campaign financing legislation. The...

Political Ombudsman To Investigate Alleged Attack On JLP Supporter In SE Clarendon

The Office of the Political Ombudsman, is investigating an incident in which Jamaica Labour Party supporters were allegedly attacked by persons who were clad in...

Dr. Phillips “Warned” US Treasury In 2013 Over J’can Economy Collapsing

Opposition Leader and former Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips, says he told US Treasury officials there’d be implications for their country if the Jamaican...

PNP President Asks J’cans To Give Party Chance To Solve Nation’s Crime Problem

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, is asking the Jamaican people for the reigns of government to solve the country’s crime problem. Dr. Phillips was speaking...

PNP Names Reverend Purcell Jackson Jr. As Standard-bearer For East Portland Constituency

The Peoples’ National Party, has named Reverend Bishop, Dr. Purcell Jackson Junior, as its new standard-bearer for the critical East Portland constituency. The...

JLP Targetting “Several” Westmoreland Seats – Holness

Prime Minister and Jamaica Labour Party Leader, Andrew Holness says the party will be targeting several seats in Westmoreland in the next General Election. The General...

JLP Condemns Attack On Supporters In SE Clarendon

The governing JLP is this morning condemning what it says is an attack on Sunday on one of its supporters by people clad in PNP shirts. The JLP says the attack on its...

Local Gov’t Minister Encourages Making Earthquake Preparedness A Daily Routine

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie, is calling on all Jamaicans to make earthquake preparedness a daily routine. He notes that the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that...

Dr. Phillips Reveals He Was Prepared To Resign Amid Tough 2013 IMF Negotiations

Opposition Leader, Dr Peter Phillips, has confirmed that he was prepared to resign as Finance Minister in 2013 as the extreme difficulties the country was facing in...

‘Changing Times?’ Mark Golding Apologizes For Use Of Homophobic Slur Against JLP’s Terrelonge

South St. Andrew MP, Mark Golding, is this morning apologising for his use of homophobic slurs against JLP MP for East Central St. Catherine, Alando Terrelonge. The...