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JAMAICA | JLP wants PNP to instruct Damion Crawford to Apologise to Vaz

KINGSTON, Jamaica March 9, 2019 - The governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) wants the leadership of the PNP to instruct its candidate for East Portland, Damion Crawford, to withdraw and apologize for the condescending, inflammatory, classist, racist and sexist comments he made recently on the political platform in relation to the JLP’s aspirant for the constituency, Annmarie Vaz.

JAMAICA | PNP Alarmed at increased violence against women

Kingston, Jamaica, February 19, 2019:  People’s National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of Gender Affairs, Sports and Information, Ms Natalie Neita, M.P., is alarmed at the increased level of violence against women in the home and is calling on the government to introduce a programme to assist ‘at-risk’ families with coping mechanisms to lessen the frequency of domestic violence, which often results in horrific fatalities.

JAMAICA | PNP announces five new candidates for western Jamaica

Montego Bay, St James, January 28, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday announced five new caretaker candidates for western Jamaica at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in St James on Sunday.The Party says it is ensuring that all constituencies are outfitted with representation of the highest standards and that they have all been vetted and approved by its Integrity Commission.
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JAMAICA | JA again misses Inflation Target - PNP Concerned

KINGSTON, January 20, 2019 - The Opposition Peoples National Party is concerned that Jamaica has missed the BOJ’s inflation target for the second time this fiscal year, again triggering the requirement to consult with IMF staff on the deviation from the programme’s inflation target.

JAMAICA | PNP Opposes PDVSA Expropriation, Sends Wrong Signal to Investors

KINGSTON, Jamaica. January 8, 2019: The Opposition PNP says the Government’s intention to expropriate Venezuela’s 49% shareholding in Petrojam will cause ripple effects in the local and international investor community for some time as this hostile approach is uncharacteristic of Jamaica, and may, in fact, be detrimental to our future negotiating capacity with other foreign investors.

JAMAICA | Holness playing Politics with National Security says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica. December 31, 2018: Opposition Leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr. Peter Phillips has responded to a statement from Prime Minister Andrew Holness which indicated that a meeting with the Opposition would be a waste of time "given the negative response of the Opposition Leader to his letter of invitation to discuss the states of emergency."
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