Sun | Sep 20, 2020

In Focus


Krystal Tomlinson, president of PNPYO.

Last Monday, Nationwide News reported on a letter from the PNP Youth Organisation to People’s National Party (PNP) president Dr Peter Phillips giving him 30 days to walk away from his political leadership of the PNP. It was also reported that the...

Dr Donald Keith Duncan, who was better known as ‘D.K.’, died at the age of 80 and was considered one of Jamaica’s most radical and influential politicians. He was a two-term general secretary of the People’s National Party (PNP), a minister of...
Ambassador Curtis Ward.

I begin with the premise that a coherent foreign policy defines a sovereign nation and without which is chaos, misunderstanding, and mistrust in bilateral and multilateral affairs. A coherent foreign policy is a predictable guide to the behaviour...

Eighteen women have been elected to Parliament. Compared to 2019, this is a 50 per cent increase of women in the Lower House. This comes at a time of historic and drastic decline in citizen participation in the electoral process; a narrowing of...

Your doctor has advised you to reduce your sugar consumption. You are told to cut down on your saturated fat intake, too. Not to mention completely avoiding something called trans fats. Unsure of what you should do, you phone a nutritionist friend...

The 193-member United Nations (UN) commemorates its 75th birthday this month. The world body emerged, with 51 members, from the ashes of the Second World War in 1945 to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. But as Portuguese UN...

A few days ago, I posted the following on Facebook: ‘I am expecting Dr Phillips to announce his resignation, or, at the very least, not to make himself available for presidential election in the People’s National Party (PNP) immediately after the...

As the world struggles with issues such as climate change and recession amidst a pandemic, a fundamental economic and societal shift is taking place. While many are desperate to ‘return to normal’, the reality is that ‘normal’ is going to look very...

I like to hear people say, which they often do, “I have never been interviewed by any political pollster,” because it gives me the opportunity to explain why. Sample size considerations Our organisation, Market Research Services Limited, has...

Earlier this year, at a time when COVID-19 had not yet rudely intruded into our daily lives, Dr Peter Phillips led his People’s National Party (PNP) troops on an islandwide bus tour. “We knew that the pollsters would be going out soon, so it was a...
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