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 Jamaica Malgorzata Wasilewska [Mal-gor-zata Vas-lesh-ka] says she’s impressed by Jamaica’s electoral process.

Before her appointment as Ambassador, Mrs. Wasilewska [Vas-lesh-ka] was an election observer for the EU. She says no major incidents were observed and the by-election was conducted in accordance with internationally accepted standards.

And, The EU Ambassador says Jamaica’s electoral process compares favourably to others she’s observed around the world.