Category: Politics

“Groundless!” – Chinese Embassy Dismisses US Secretary Of State Claim That Investments Are Linked To Corruption, Poor Governance

The Chinese Embassy in Jamaica is dismissing as groundless, claims that investment from the Asian nation is linked to corruption and poor governance.  US Secretary...

‘JLP Has Made Inroads With Uncommitted Voters’ – Political Analysts Say

Two political analysts say the results of the latest Nationwide Bluedot polls show the incumbent Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, has made inroads with previously uncommitted...

US Secretary Warns Caribbean Countries Against Accepting “Easy Money” From China

Secretary Pompeo is warning Caribbean nations against accepting what he calls ‘easy money’ from China, that could feed corruption and undermine the rule of...

Prime Minister Urges Labour Party Supporters To Get Ready For General Elections

Prime Minister and Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, Andrew Holness is urging supporters to get ready for elections. Prime Minister Holness was addressing party...

Parliament Descends Into Chaos As Standoff Unfolds Over Tabling of AGD’s CMU Report

Parliament again descended into chaos as a stand-off unfolded in the House of Representatives this afternoon after the Speaker, Pearnel Charles, urged Parliamentarians...

NNN/Bluedot Poll: 61% Say Holness-administration Deserve A Second Term

The last time an incumbent JLP administration won a contested general election to win a second consecutive term in office was more than 50 years ago.

‘Don’t Take Comfort In Polls’ – Holness Tells JLP Supporters

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is urging Jamaica Labour Party supporters not to take comfort in any polls. Prime Minister Holness was addressing labourites yesterday at a...

Political Analyst Calls PNP President “Politically Irrelevant” Amid Dismal Poll Numbers

Political Analyst Mark Wignall says the findings of the latest Nationwide/Bluedot poll on the performance of the Prime Minister and the Opposition leader suggest that...

St. James Custos Calls For Truth & Reconciliation Commission

Custos of St. James, Bishop Conrad Pitkin, says a truth and reconciliation commission might be needed to move Jamaica forward. The Bishop delivered the keynote address...

PNP Launch All Island Tour

PNP President, Dr Peter Phillips today launched an all island tour under the theme ‘Team PNP strong and ready’. The first leg of the tour got underway in...