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JAMAICA | Religion, gender violence and political power (Pt.2)

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, April 27, 2021 - As previously indicated in part 1 of this article, one of the biggest surprises of the September 03, 2020 general election, was George Wright's victory over the PNP incumbent of two terms, Dwayne Vaz who seemed to have squandered his political good-will during the period of his incumbency.

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JAMAICA | Religion, gender violence and reality of political power (Pt.1)

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, April 23, 2021 - From The Curse of Eve to intimate gender violence in Jamaica, it is important to point out from  the beginning, that what has become known as "The George Wright Saga" has its roots in the biblical canard replete with its connotations of the superiority of man and the subordinate standing of the woman. 

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  • Published in Opinion

Over 45,000 Land Titles Ready for Delivery

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, January 20, 2015 – Housing Minister Dr. Morais Guy says Government is preparing to distribute over 45,000 certificates of title which are ready for delivery to property holders, islandwide.

Gov’t to regularise informal settlements in Central Westmoreland

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland January 17, 2015 - Persons living in informal housing settlements in Central Westmoreland are shortly to be given the opportunity to own the plots of land on which they live under the Government’s comprehensive national titling programme, which was launched in 2012.

Dwayne Vaz wins Central Westmoreland by-election

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, December 2, 2014 - People’s National Party’s  (PNP) Dwayne Vaz, as was expected won the Central Westmoreland by election, becoming the fifth PNP candidate to represent the constituency since it was first won by Matthew Uriah Henry in July 1959.

Today is Nomination Day in the Central Westmoreland By-Election

SANANNA-LA-MAR, Jamaica November 12, 2014 – Today, Wednesday November 12, is Nomination Day for the By-Election in the Central Westmoreland constituency, which has been occasioned by the untimely death of former Minister of Agriculture Roger Clarke on August 28 this year. He died of a heart attack in a Miami hospital.

Dwayne Vaz confirmed as PNP Candidate for Central Westmoreland

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 4, 2014:  The People’s National Party - PNP - is has confirmed that the Party's Integrity Commission has approved the candidacy of Savanna-la-mar businessman  Dwayne Vaz for the upcoming By-Election in the constituency of Central Westmoreland.

PNP Businessman Dwayne Vaz selected for Central Westmoreland

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland, October 20, 2014 — Savanna-la-mar businessman Dwayne Vaz has been elected by People’s National Party (PNP) delegates in the Westmoreland Central constituency, to represent the party in the upcoming by-election in the constituency.
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