JAMAICA | PM Holness, Former PM Patterson pay tribute to DK Duncan

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 17, 2020 -  Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson says he is saddened by the death of  PNP stalwart Dr DK Duncan noting that his contribution to the People's National Party and Jamaica has been “substantial and legendary.”

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JAMAICA | Andrew Holness, four ministers sworn in, Chang Deputy PM

KINGSTON, September 7, 2020 – Jamaica Labour party (JLP) Leader Andrew Holness in the wake of his 48-15 seat victory over its rival Peoples National Party, (PNP), in Thursday’s general elections, was today sworn-in for a second consecutive term as Prime Minister of Jamaica. Four key ministers in the Holness Cabinet have also been sworn-in.

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JAMAICA | JLP defeats PNP in Shocking 49-14 victory

KINGSTON, September 4, 2020 - In a landslide victory, the ruling Jamaica Labour Party, JLP was returned to power in yesterday’s general elections, winning 49 seats to the People’s National Party’s fourteen out of the 63 parliamentary seats that were up for grabs.

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JAMAICA | Gov't Tightens Curfew Measures Amid Rise in Covid-19 Cases

KINGSTON, Jamaica August 21, 2020- In light of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases being experienced in Jamaica over the past few days, the Government has implemented new curfew measures for some parishes amid the spike in the cases which some health professionals are calling the second wave.

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JAMAICA | 98 New COVID-19 Cases, Gov't Could call off elections If.......

KINGSTON, August 20, 2020 - If Jamaica continue to record more corona virus cases at a rate which threatens the country’s ability to respond, the government says it could call off the General Election if the current spike in COVID-19 cases poses a threat to national security.

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