HOPEWELL, Hanover March 21, 2021 - Social Transformation has traditionally been the strong point of a People’s National Party Administration and the Party President and Opposition Leader Mark Golding did not hesitate to indicate to the nation some of the priorities of the next PNP administration would be pursuing this social and economic transformation.
MONTEGO BAY, March 21, 2021 - Opposition Leader Mark Golding in his contribution to the 2021/22 budget debate, reminded parliament that his party has traditionally been committed to eliminating the reality of inequality which has become an intrinsic element of the body politic of the Jamaican nation.
HOPEWELL, March 20, 2021 - Opposition Leader Mark Golding, in his contribution to the 2921/22 Budget Debate, outlined his party's position on the role of the opposition, the stalled Vale Royal Talks, the need for consensus in this time of deep national crisis, asd well as the new approach to the NIDS, national identification bill.
HOPEWELL, Hanover, March 20, 2021 - When Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Thursday sought to answer Opposition Leader Mark Golding who observed that Jamaica’s standing on the international stage has crumbled under the ruling Jamaica Labour Party, Holness in response told the Opposition Leader that he was ”no lightweight on the world stage.”
HOPEWELL, March 20, 2021 - It is said that ‘hell has no fury like a woman scorned,’ but the fury which emanated from prime minister Andrew Holness as he made his contribution to the budget debate in parliament on Tuesday, in relation to the PNP’s position on the use of the state of emergency as a primary tool in Jamaica’s crime-fighting arsenal, easily eclipsed, and even surpassed that of the proverbial scorned woman.
MIAMI, Florida, February 9, 2021 - Consider 1: “It should be borne in mind that there is nothing more difficult to arrange, more doubtful of success, and more dangerous to carry through than initiating changes in a state’s constitution. The innovator makes enemies of all those who prospered under the old order …” Machiavelli: “The Prince”. Manuscript: 1510, published 1532. Consider 2: “Society, unlike biochemical processes, does not escape human influences. Man is what brings society into being.” Frantz Fanon: “Peau noire, masques blancs” or “Black skin, white masks”. Published 1952.
David Comissiong, Barbados' Ambassador to CARICOM - Monday, January 25th, 2021 - Our Caribbean Community (CARICOM) entered the new year of 2021 facing the greatest challenge in the organization’s 47 years of existence : namely, the COVID-19 pandemic and the massive economic and social dislocation that the pandemic has inflicted upon our region.