Labourites celebrate 75th anniversary at conference today

GENERAL secretary of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Dr Horace Chang says the party is confident of a very successful 75th anniversary year annual conference scheduled for the National Arena, today. Read More

Sunday Observer survey scores in PNP race
The recent survey conducted by the Sunday Observer regarding the race for vice-president of the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) turned out as the party's delegates had predicted.... Read More

DAMION Crawford yesterday reversed his fortunes at the National Arena in Kingston when he emerged the first of four People's National Party (PNP) vice-presidents elect following a hotly contested election.... Read More

Men ahead in PNP race
With one week to go, it appears certain that the fight to fill four positions for vice president of the Opposition People's National Party will be determined by the five men involved.... Read More

Hinds goes to bat on bouncy Hanover Eastern political pitch

BY H G HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 2 2018    

WAVELL Wayne Hinds is holding a straight bat as he begins a Hanover Eastern political innings today that he hopes will give him more success than the 2,608 runs he scored from 45 Test matches representing the West Indies. Read More

Delroy Slowley's 'interesting' journey to the JLP

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 2 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — If anything, prime minister and leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness understated the case as he introduced Business Man Delroy “Gairy” Slowley as the ruling party's standard-bearer in St Elizabeth North... Read More

Is Dr Phillips a weak leader? No, says his son

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 5 2018    

DR Peter Phillips's critics inside and outside of his Opposition People's National Party often poke the finger of accusation at him about a perceived weakness to mobilise the 80-year-old party to put further pressure on the Government. Read More

Fenton hails outgoing VP Arscott

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Outgoing Vice-President of the Opposition People's National Party Noel “Butch” Arscott has been lauded by one of his colleague deputies as the 80-year-old political organisation gets ready to elect a new set of second-tier... Read More

PNP presidency not my focus

BY VERNON DAVIDSON Executive editor — publications davidsonv@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 29 2018    

It's not that Phillip Paulwell wouldn't be interested in offering himself for the leadership of the People's National Party (PNP). However, that could happen, he made clear, only if the current president, Dr Peter Phillips, decides to step down. Read More


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon