Holness to give update on Seaga's medical condition

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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PRIME Minister Andrew Holness is expected to issue a release, by today, giving an update on the medical condition of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, who has been hospitalised in Miami since last week.

In a release yesterday, Jamaica House said that Holness had left for the United States on a brief visit, during which he would meet with the former prime minister at the hospital where he has been staying and return home last night, after which a release would be issued by his office.

News reaching the Jamaica Observer last night suggested that Seaga was resting in hospital, but is still seriously ill. He has been visited by a number of his close political colleagues since Monday, all of whom are still hopeful that he will pull through and be released by the hospital soon, but who have refused to comment on his condition.

It is understood that he fell ill in Florida last Thursday while visiting family. However, his family has not released any details on his condition, or the name of the hospital where he has been staying.

During the prime minister's absence, Audley Shaw, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has been put in charge of the Government.


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