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 »
In 2011, after many years of rejecting the electoral process, I voted for the first time in a general election. I voted for a leader who posited that he was a new type of leader. A leader who was able to offer Jamaica a different style of leadership and politics — transformational, he affirmed. Somehow, that all left with the wind after he lost the election.
Since losing the election, Andrew Holness has now encamped himself with people who could be considered the most divisive and politically adulterated within the Jamaica Labour Party.
After watching how Andrew sat in glory, as his senior JLP supporters lambasted Audley Shaw at the mass rally in St Catherine on Sunday evening, anyone would have believed that Shaw was a member of the Portia Simpson Miller-led Cabinet. It is abominable and blasphemous to see stalwarts charge at their brother who has served Bustamante's party so very well.
It should now be declared as a crime against the people of Jamaica for politicians to refer to themselves as transformational. I am disheartened at the fact that Andrew could take a word that once gave, not only Jamaicans but, people across the globe a sense of hope and newness and corrupted it with his blatant inconsistencies.
It is clear that Andrew is powerless when it comes to uniting the JLP as he is powerless with regard to controlling his own senior members.
Disgruntled JLP supporter
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