KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Seventy–one packages in three large plastic bags revealed just under 194-pounds of cocaine Wednesday night in a container ship at outer anchorage in the Kingston harbour, according to a release from the Jamaica Customs Agency.
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From as far back as the 2011 General Election, Portia Simpson Miller has been alluding to the perception that Andrew Holness is her son and that she loves him. This became even more evident at the resumption of Parliament on Tuesday, when the prime minister gave Holness a few words of comfort. Now this is all good for him, but is it good for the Jamaica Labour Party?
Is Mrs Simpson-Miller sympathising with Holness because she sees potential in him and she hopes he gets a chance to lead the country? Or, is it that she feels he would be a lightweight in the next general election compared to his challenger, Audley Shaw?
Because, if I were her I would want an Opposition leader who is easily forgettable, thus providing me with a second term to make way for my successor.
A mother will always provide love, comfort and guidance to her son until he gets into her way. Mrs. Simpson Miller will "kill" Andrew Holness with kindness and all the respect in the world, until the time comes, and she gives him another spanking to put him in his place.
The Jamaica Labour Party must not get too caught up with a fantasy and forget that the purpose of a political party is to win elections.
As the Opposition looking to the next election who would you prefer to lead, the responsibly silent son of the prime minister or the flamboyant candidate who is able to win?
You must be in power, to make the difference.
Bronx, New York
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