Politics

Waite wants unity

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — The contest over, winner Basil Waite and his vanquished opponent, Everton Fisher, stood together and declared yesterday that the task now was to unify the constituency and ensure St Elizabeth North Eastern remains a bastion of People's National Party... Read More

Bogle name not enough for Constantine
He has said that he is the great grandson of National Hero Paul Bogle, but that means little to the people of Yallahs in St Thomas Western.... Read More

Yallahs stays in the JLP's corner
YALLAHS square in Western St Thomas was transformed into a sea of green Friday evening, after the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) secured one of its largest margins of victory over the People's National Party (PNP) in the by-election to fill a seat in the local...... Read More

Opposition wants Warmington replaced as acting House leader
THE Opposition is demanding that the Government appoint a leader of the House of Representatives from the Cabinet, as its members believe a lack of coordination between acting House leader Everald Warmington and the executive is hampering the work of the...... Read More

It's Nomination Day for St Andrew NW, Norman Gardens by-elections

Monday, February, 12 2018    

THE colourful side of Jamaican politics will be on display today as Nomination Day activities get under way for two by-elections. Read More

I am ready, says PNP's Keisha Hayle

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 11 2018    

PEOPLE'S National Party (PNP) candidate for the St Andrew North Western constituency, Keisha Hayle, is insisting that on the night of March 5, she will emerge as Member of Parliament-elect when the by-election proceedings end. Read More

March 5 by-election

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Observer senior reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 5 2018    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness last night announced March 5 as the date when voters will go to the poll to elect a new Member of Parliament (MP) for the St Andrew North Western constituency. February 12 will be nomination day. Read More

Duane working for big gain

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

WHEN eight-term Member of Parliament for St Andrew North Western, Derrick Smith, retires from representational politics, expected within three years, his son Duane wants to replace him. Read More

What's the likely future of the People's National Party?

by Paul Buchanan | Sunday, December, 17 2017    

Jamaica has changed. Read More



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