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JAMAICA | Vaz takes East Portland for the JLP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 5, 2019 -  The Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Ann-Marie Vaz eaked out a monumental victory in East  Portland on Thursday, beating the People’s National Party's (PNP) candidate, Damion Crawford by a total of 306 votes with a preliminary vote count of 9,917 to 9,611.

JAMAICA | PNP Says PM Holness' Speech Was Uninspiring

Kingston, Jamaica, November 19, 2018: The People’s National Party (PNP) says it is grossly disappointed with the presentation of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader and Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness at the JLP’s 75th Annual Conference because it offered no new policies or programmes to deal with the massive inequities arising from the continuing economic adjustment in the economy.
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JAMAICA | Crime and Voter-Reverication tops Vale Royal Talks

KINGSTON, April 4, The Vale Royal Talks – a mechanism by which the two main political parties, the governing Jamaica Labour Party and the Opposition People's National Party can hold bipartisan dialogue on critical national issues, got under way this morning at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters after a protracted delay.

JAMAICA - Ruling party wins parish council elections

KINGSTON, November 29, 20126 - The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) won yesterday’s Local Government Elections, taking eight of the country’s 13 parish councils, including the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation, as well as the St. James and Trelawny Parish Councils.

The February 25 General Elections: Portia Betrayed

The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller sacrificed her political capital and her future for the restructuring of the Jamaican economy, in a manner, not unlike that of colleague former Prime Minister from Barbados, Sir Lloyd Erskine Sandiford.

Holness continues as JLP leader

Jamaica Leader Party leader Andrew Holness was affirmed as head of the opposition party on Monday afternoon during a special meeting involving JLP Members of  Parliament at the party’s Belmont Road headquarters.
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