Election 2016 News

JLP victory in St Elizabeth pivotal

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — The betting always was that the winner in St Elizabeth would take the February 25 National Parliamentary Election. So it proved. The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) took a 3-1 majority in this southern parish, overturning e ...more

Incumbent MP says he can breathe easier with magisterial recount out of the way

Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern Dr Winston Green is a relieved man today, following a tense magisterial recount that prolonged his stay at Jamaica’s seat of Parliament — Gordon House. Green eked out a narrow five-vote win over h ...more

PM offers hope, pledges path to prosperity through partnership

JAMAICA’s ninth prime minister, Andrew Michael Holness, yesterday offered new hope to many Jamaicans as he pledged to lead the country on a path to prosperity through partnership with various stakeholders, including the private sector and the Oppositio ...more

Jamaicans vote for change and unity in nail-biter

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat, And we must take the current when it serv ...more

The results are in

Congratulations are in order to Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) for winning the February 2016 General Election. Issues may cause a swing in a party’s favour, but it is organisation that makes a party able to benefit from the swing. ...more

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