Give us Councillor Audrey Smith or Damion Crawford!

CONSTITUENTS of St Andrew South Western have started to pick their choices to replace their beloved Portia Simpson Miller, who will retire as Member of Parliament on June 29. Read More

Keen battle expected today in Greater Portmore by-election

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 26 2017    

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Portia promises to continue helping the poor

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Staff reporter mundlet@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 26 2017    

Former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller in her final address as president of the People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday urged the party to continue its mission of being the voice for the poor and voiceless. Read More

President Peter

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 26 2017    

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Peter Phillips becomes PNP President today

Saturday, March, 25 2017    

Peter David Phillips will become the fifth President of the People’s National Party by acclamation today. Read More

Portia’s legacy: She did no harm

Wednesday, March, 22 2017    

Dear Editor,It’s been said that comparisons are odious. But before the sun sets on the discourse about Portia Simpson Miller’s legacy may I offer a perspective which may be somewhat different from current chatter. Read More

‘Wheel and come again’

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 14 2017    

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Stifling budget debate deliberately?

Wednesday, February, 22 2017    

Dear Editor,Is the Government so unsure of its economic policies that it is prepared to stifle debate? Read More

PNP Comrades show support for Phillips

BY JAVENE SKYERS Staff reporter skyersj@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 12 2017    

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My father is my strength, Connoly says of dad Kenneth Black

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 12 2017    

The daughter of one of Jamaica’s most-talked-about individuals has singled out her father for being the guiding light in her quest to achieve political success. Read More

Acting President Black wants to rebrand, revamp PNPYO

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobser er.com | Saturday, February, 11 2017    

The fourth woman to lead the Opposition People’s National Party’s Youth Organisation, Connoly Black wants to rebrand and revamp the movement, even as she has, realistically, only five months to do so. Read More


BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 11 2017    

President-designate of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips has dismissed arguments that he struck a deal with outgoing party President Portia Simpson Miller in order to have a smooth passing of the leadership baton. Read More




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