House welcomes Peter Phillips as Opposition leader

By Balford Henry Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 5 2017    

Newly appointed Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips was formally recognised in his new position at Tuesday’s sitting of the House of Representatives. Read More

Phillips wants timelines for public sector pension reform

BY BALFOD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, March, 29 2017    

MINISTER of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw is to respond to issues raised by the Opposition when the debate on the Pensions (Public Service) Act resumes in the House of Representatives next Tuesday. Read More

The last 25 years of political leadership

Michael Burke | Wednesday, March, 29 2017    

On March 30, 1992, exactly 25 years ago today, P J Patterson was sworn in as prime minister of Jamaica. A year later, to the day, the People’s National Party (PNP) won a second consecutive term in the general election of March 30, 1993. Read More

Keen battle expected today in Greater Portmore by-election

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 26 2017    

Read More

Portia promises to continue helping the poor

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Staff reporter mundlet@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 26 2017    

Former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller in her final address as president of the People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday urged the party to continue its mission of being the voice for the poor and voiceless. Read More

President Peter

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 26 2017    

Peter Read More

Peter Phillips becomes PNP President today

Saturday, March, 25 2017    

Peter David Phillips will become the fifth President of the People’s National Party by acclamation today. Read More

Portia’s legacy: She did no harm

Wednesday, March, 22 2017    

Dear Editor,It’s been said that comparisons are odious. But before the sun sets on the discourse about Portia Simpson Miller’s legacy may I offer a perspective which may be somewhat different from current chatter. Read More

‘Wheel and come again’

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 14 2017    

Read More

Stifling budget debate deliberately?

Wednesday, February, 22 2017    

Dear Editor,Is the Government so unsure of its economic policies that it is prepared to stifle debate? Read More

PNP Comrades show support for Phillips

BY JAVENE SKYERS Staff reporter skyersj@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 12 2017    

Read More



ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT