Politics

Mrs Ann-Marie Vaz

St James Central Women’s Movement Salutes You, M.P. Elect, Mrs Ann-Marie Vaz

On this historic day in Jamaica, April 16th, 2019 when Mrs Ann-Marie Vaz will be sworn in as the first female M.P. to be nominated and elected for Portland Eastern in 75 years, we all can be proud and welcome this phenomenal woman. She has worked hard to capture the heart of the East Portlanders, […]

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JLP Takes East Portland By-Election

Jamaica News, Portland: What started out as a slow day at the polls in the East Portland Constituency, later ended up with thousands of party supporters, both from the Jamaica Labor Party and the People’s National Party, turning out to cast their votes in wet humid conditions. Just under 20,000 supporters turned out to cast […]

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Special counsel Robert Mueller ends Russia investigation; report delivered to attorney general

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Mueller’s confidential report has been delivered to Attorney General William Barr, the Justice Department announced Friday. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

SUCCESSFUL DAY AT THE POLLS ON NOMINATION DAY IN EAST PORTLAND

SUCCESSFUL DAY AT THE POLLS ON NOMINATION DAY IN EAST PORTLAND

Both the People’s National Party and the ruling Jamaica Labor Party reported of having a successful and incident-free day at the polls on Nomination Day in East Portland, on Friday morning, March 15. The day’s event started with a minor glitch when a small crowd of JLP supporters attempted to pass along the same stretch […]

East Portland Nomination Day

Minor Standoff Between JLP and PNP Supporters on Nomination Day in East Portland

Jamaica News, Portland: As Nomination Day got on the way in East Portland, on Friday morning, March 15, the police had to be called in to quell a minor standoff between JLP and PNP supporters. Our news team learnt that shortly after 9:00 a.m., PNP supporters were in a jubilant mood along Allan Avenue, while […]

Nomination Day in East Portland

Nomination Day in East Portland Today

Jamaica News, Portland: Nomination Day in East Portland – This morning Friday, March 15, is expected to be a historical moment in the East Portland Constituency, as dozens of party delegates representing the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People’s National Party (PNP) are expected to turn out to the polls for the Nomination […]

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Dear Editor: Damion Crawford Forward

Social Media and more so Nationwide News are having a field day taking Damion Crawford to task over comments he made at a political rally in East Portland on Sunday, March 3, 2019, where he was being introduced as the candidate for the PNP in the upcoming by-election. Experts on gender and race/class issues are […]

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Senator Damion Crawford PNP Candidate for East Portland – Full Speech

Trump revokes Obama order on reporting civilian deaths in drone strikes

Trump Revokes Obama Order on Reporting Civilian Deaths in Drone Strikes

President Trump on Wednesday issued an executive order revoking an Obama-era requirement to publicly report the number of U.S. drone strikes outside of war zones and the number of civilians killed by them. The new policy does not cover Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, areas of conflict where the United States has troops currently deployed. It […]

U.S. judge faults ex-Trump adviser Stone's book that may violate gag order

U.S. judge faults ex-Trump adviser Stone’s book that may violate gag order

Roger Stone, former political adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, departs after a hearing where Stone said he had "abused" a gag order with an Instagram post that appeared to threaten U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is presiding over his criminal trial, at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2019. […]

An open letter to Damion Crawford 

An open letter to Damion Crawford 

Letter to Damion Crawford: We listened last night in utter disbelief as you disrespected the women of our nation. You are rude and a disgrace to mankind. Yes, we are the mothers of the nation, we wash, cook and clean but even whilst doing that we can achieve. Having a myriad of degrees or being […]

Women of Central St. James Speak out against Opposition’s Flawed POLITICAL Decision

Women of Central St. James Speak out against Opposition’s Flawed POLITICAL Decision

Jamaica Politic News: Women of Central St. James Speak out –  To all the members of her majesty’s loyal opposition. We the women of the St. James Central and St. James at large will not forgive you for voting against the SOE. We are living in perpetual fear, our children are on edge and any […]

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