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In constituencies across the island, Jamaicans came out in their numbers yesterday to show support for the 152 political candidates seeking to be elected to Parliament in just over two weeks. In many constituencies, there were signs of unity, with...

One man was killed and several persons injured yesterday afternoon when a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) motorcade came under heavy and sustained gunfire in a section of Flanker, St James. Indications are that had a police unit not been in the area at...

President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller said yesterday that she was not a “an Anansi politician” and that unlike the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), her team would not offer empty promises to Jamaicans. At...

Dr Andrew Wheatley, the very popular member of parliament for South Central St Catherine, was yesterday dismissive of any feasible challenge from Norris Grant, the People's National Party candidate he will face in the February 25 general election."...

Days before the People's National Party (PNP) nominated Dr Fenton Ferguson and Marsha Francis and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) nominated James Robertson and Delano Seiveright to represent them in the February 25 general election, voters in the...

The two major political parties are confident that no additional surprises will be sprung when their representatives and supporters venture into the 63 constituencies across Jamaica today to nominate their standard-bearers.After two eleventh-hour...

The much-hyped campaign-finance bill will not take effect for this election.The bill, which is intended to amend the Representation of the People Act, has cleared both Houses of Parliament but has not been signed by Governor General Sir Patrick...

The Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch(C-TOC) has launched an investigation into allegations of the illegal sale and distribution of government and privately-owned land in Dallas Mountain, Papine, St Andrew.A report from the...

Opposition Leader eyes fixed election date, term limits for PM and referendum on CCJWestern Bureau:Should the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) emerge victorious in the upcoming general election, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness intends to make a number of...

The Jamaican Bar Association has denounced any threat or acts of violence in any form against politicians, political parties, and their supporters.In a statement yesterday, the Bar Association said that it was raising extreme concern about, and...
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