KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator AJ Nicholson will be making a full statement on the discussion and decisions arrived at following a meeting with Trinidad and Tobago's Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran this week.
Nicholson made the disclosure while responding to ques ...more »
POLITICAL party matters are usually highly sensitive and secretive, but historically, when it affects the leadership of the JLP, everyone's bedroom, barroom and verandah talk will always claim that they know exactly what is taking place close to the top.
Political leadership in and outside of government is, of course, a most difficult matter. Indeed it could be said that holding the job of prime minister of Jamaica is less difficult than maintaining the post of leader of the opposition, especially if that opposition is the JLP, which it usually is.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has grown quite adept, as most prime ministers do, at claiming successes as her own and deflecting policy hitches or failures to her key government ministers. Even in her recent visit to China, I am certain that...
HOLNESS… is leadership material, but
his time is not now
GOLDING… demitted office as prime
minister and paved the way for young,
fresh, bright but highly unsuited
SHAW… has the ability to mount the
best challenge to Simpson Miller
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