Politics

Is Dr Phillips a weak leader? No, says his son

DR Peter Phillips's critics inside and outside of his Opposition People's National Party often poke the finger of accusation at him about a perceived weakness to mobilise the 80-year-old party to put further pressure on the Government. Read More

Fenton hails outgoing VP Arscott
Outgoing Vice-President of the Opposition People's National Party Noel “Butch” Arscott has been lauded by one of his colleague deputies as the 80-year-old political organisation gets ready to elect a new set of second-tier...... Read More

PNP presidency not my focus
It's not that Phillip Paulwell wouldn't be interested in offering himself for the leadership of the People's National Party (PNP). However, that could happen, he made clear, only if the current president, Dr Peter Phillips, decides to step down.... Read More

Waite wants unity
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — The contest over, winner Basil Waite and his vanquished opponent, Everton Fisher, stood together and declared yesterday that the task now was to unify the constituency and ensure St Elizabeth North Eastern remains a bastion of People's National Party...... Read More

Bogle name not enough for Constantine

BY RACQUEL PORTER Staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

He has said that he is the great grandson of National Hero Paul Bogle, but that means little to the people of Yallahs in St Thomas Western. Read More

Yallahs stays in the JLP's corner

BY RACQUEL PORTER Staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

YALLAHS square in Western St Thomas was transformed into a sea of green Friday evening, after the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) secured one of its largest margins of victory over the People's National Party (PNP) in the by-election to fill a seat in the local... Read More

Opposition wants Warmington replaced as acting House leader

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 1 2018    

THE Opposition is demanding that the Government appoint a leader of the House of Representatives from the Cabinet, as its members believe a lack of coordination between acting House leader Everald Warmington and the executive is hampering the work of the... Read More



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