|EDITORIAL - A time for statesmanship and mature leadership
In what proved to be the tightest of election contests since Jamaica gained Universal Adult Suffrage in 1944, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) emerged victorious last night by the narrowest of margins - 31 to 29 on the preliminary count....
'We independent now'
Yesterday, Jamaica voted for a new administration in its 45th year of political independence and my mind went back to a statement made by a Ghanaian tour guide, Victor, who showed us, with pride, the Supreme Court of Ghana. One Jamaican, who was a member of the delegation... - Devon Dick
Priority for new government
THE CAMPAIGN leading up to yesterday's general election was one of the longest in this country's history, stretching out over one year. Many of us are very glad that it is now over, freeing up a bit of space for the country to settle down... - Vernon Daley
Seaga and 'rah-rah' politics
THE EDITOR, Sir: Edward Seaga's column 'Will fraud and violence be resisted', in The Sunday Gleaner, September 2, was very insightful. However, I wish to take issue with Mr. Seaga on what he describes as the 'rah-rah' aspects of our political campaigns.