Jamaica Labour

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Keith Duncan said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “These measures could have materially bettered the living conditions of our people and created a more investor-friendly environment, which would have seen greater domestic and foreign investments in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 3, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Since becoming Councillor for the Mineral Heights Division in 1998, Milton Brown endeared himself to his constituents, and provided them with a special brand of leadership. His 22 years of dedicated service to the people of Clarendon has come to an end today. He was always a fighter, a driven individual, and he rallied against ill-health in the last few months. Even as I express condolences to his immediately family, friends and the wider family in the Mineral Heights Division and the Jamaica Labour Party, I give thanks for his years of devoted, outstanding service to the party, to local government and to Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “But, we do have a sort of contingency that if the situation looks as if it might escalate in Jamaica, there are measures that we can take — and we are monitoring it very closely,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You would have seen that all kinds of efforts were made to ensure that the turnout was low and that voters were dissuaded. That kind of political practice the Jamaica Labour Party could never sanction, in fact we condemn it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This by-election will be a test, obviously, for the Jamaica Labour Party's organisation in this seat; it will be a test as to the pulse of the people. So, it's one thing to have a poll to say what people think, but the real poll is the poll of the ballots, so you will get a good sense from this as to what people are thinking,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Jamaica has left this sort of politics in the past," External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, February 24, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Portmore has been deliberately, systematically sabotaged by the Jamaica Labour Party government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Additionally, the JUTC (Jamaica Urban Transit Company) has become disintegrated in terms of the quality of service being provided, further adding to the transportation woes of the Portmore community,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Easton Douglas asserted ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There are many people across Jamaica, especially young people who have had a reawakening of their political views due to the prime minister ... . I am one of the many who have had to decisively rethink past political ideologies and affiliation,” “Today I am happy to announce that I have made a decision in the interest of my country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, February 12, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Now, everybody want to come! But I am going to be very clear that to join the Jamaica Labour Party as a candidate, you must fulfil the highest standard of public expectation,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, February 10, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Let me thank my good friend for the many years of service to the trade union movement and the Jamaica Labour Party and the people of Clarendon. As part of the democratic process, whenever a seat becomes vacant... the Government of the day has the duty to ensure that vacant seat is filled,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, February 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You have a difficult talk ahead of you. I am not here to tell you that it is going to be a walk over, I am not hear to sugar coat anything, but what I do know is that this constituency has long shown the willingness and the intention to vote for a Jamaica Labour Party representative,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, February 10, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Charles Sinclair argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Across Jamaica the Jamaica Labour Party has introduced the state of emergency, and nothing wrong with that... One thing our prime minister has ensured is that the law enforcement agencies — the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the Jamaica Defence Force — after he decided to enforce the state of emergency, that they were trained in human rights. They mustn't go out there and abuse people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Charles Sinclair told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “They (PNP) go around and talking about they are for this and they are for that, but up to now I don't hear them apologise for the injury that they brought upon Jamaicans when they created a bad economic situation in Jamaica that brought on FINSAC. Under FINSAC, 40,000 businesses in Jamaica that employed ordinary people were closed down... People lost their homes under FINSAC; people's families broke up under FINSAC,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Morais Guy said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Ruddy belongs to the class of 2002. We arrived here together, and over the years, even though I knew of him before coming to Parliament, the relationship that existed since then has been one of strong friendship and good camaraderie,” “When he served as Minister of Health in 2007 to 2012, Ruddy was one of those Ministers who was approachable by everyone. I want to say to you, brethren, keep on being what you have been – a representative of the people of Jamaica,” External link

jis Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Wright added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I will not be sponsoring the committee, but I will contribute to the branch leaders attached to the Jamaica Agricultural Society,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, January 27, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We need a healthy and a clean society, we need a country that is free from all the various kinds of problems that we see the world is experiencing today, but we have a problem here in Jamaica that we want to better once and for all,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, January 27, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica needs rescuing now and it needs it from a 100 per cent PNP. We are here to demonstrate that there are bigger issues to deal with in the country – the chaos in the education sector, a potential fallout in our economy, important issues that the JLP is not dealing with. So we must move forward to address these challenges to educate the people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, January 17, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Let this be a signal to the People's National Party that the Jamaica Labour Party is rebuilding; that the Jamaica Labour Party is renewing itself; that the Jamaica Labour Party is preparing to be the next Government of Jamaica when the elections are called,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The purpose of this project is to improve the collection of evidence of criminal activity in an effort to prosecute and reduce such activity, improve the transparency of JCF (Jamaica Constabulary Force) activities when interacting with the public, to encourage JCF officers to act in accordance with the force's professional standards to include the appropriate use of force, and to create a record to protect JCF officers from unfair allegations of violations of JCF professional standards,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Delroy Chuck told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I must admit, in 2011 (before the Jamaica Labour Party lost state power) I started to look at child diversion and when I came back in 2016 (after the party won the general elections), I asked where is child diversion but, regrettably, not much was done,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The new national identification bill will further strengthen Jamaica’s cybersecurity framework,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness noted ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have always pointed out that this programme was much more than identification. This programme was always about modernising Jamaica’s information and communications technology infrastructure to support the effective and efficient delivery of government services,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have bushing scandal 2.0, which is of even more enormous proportions than the first scandal. What we have is another massive rip-off scheme undertaken by the agency of the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We must be ready to deliver a better way of life for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Karl Samuda stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “For Douglas, that was the last straw, and he immediately joined the Jamaica Labour Party and accepted the invitation to contest a seat in the general election,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, November 19, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You must not be ready for yourselves, it is for the Jamaica Labour Party. When I go out into the field and I meet people, it is just amazing when they say to me, ‘Make sure you get the second term. We want you to get the second term. We like what you doing and we want to see it continue’,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 18, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Even when the search for career took him overseas he never lost his commitment for Jamaica," External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Daryl Vaz said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to give an assurance to you today, today is not the day to talk the politics because I'm in mourning, and by extension the entire [Jamaica] Labour Party is in mourning, but tomorrow is another day and you can rest assured that I am going to take them on, on behalf of what my father told me, which is to stand up for your rights at all times,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 11, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Ministry of National Security, Foreign Affairs and the Attorney General's Chambers embarked on intensive negotiations to ensure that we had an agreement that satisfied the lawful requirements of Jamaica. Mr Speaker, any such protocol for security cooperation must satisfy our Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms that protects Jamaican citizens from arbitrary action,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 4, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to make it clear that … the Jamaica Labour Party that now has leadership and responsibility for the future of this country, the institution of the party, is strongly against anything that could be characterised as corruption, malfeasance, and abuse of public funds,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, October 14, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You play a very important role in holding Government to account. And what I know about the delegates and workers of the Jamaica Labour Party is that dem love dem party bad, but dem love dem country more. And dem will defend dem party, that dem nah go change, but dem not going to sit down and watch the country mash up” External link

stabroeknews Monday, October 14, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I am not worried about that, because when the reasonable people of Jamaica come to analyse the facts they will say that up to now Trafigura has not been resolved, and some of the very people who are opening up their mouths today, some of their names were called and they are doing everything possible (to stop it) — and so all we can do is to put in place the process and left the chips fall where they may,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 14, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And the public must know that the institutions of the JLP strongly believe, support, defend and empower the anti-corruption framework in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 14, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to make it clear that ... the Jamaica Labour Party that now has leadership and responsibility for the future of this country, the institution of the party, is strongly against anything that could be characterised as corruption, malfeasance, and abuse of public funds,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, October 14, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You play a very important role in holding Government to account. And what I know about the delegates and workers of the Jamaica Labour Party is that dem love dem party bad, but dem love dem country more. And dem will defend dem party, that dem nah go change, but dem not going to sit down and watch the country mash up” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, October 14, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Donna Parchment Brown urged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “They are expected to be the primary purveyors, promoters, and activists in support of good governance, the rule of law and a clean democracy in Jamaica. I look to the prime minister and leader of the opposition to speak positively of the institution, to actively encourage their members to understand the rules and to make their members available when we request them for classes, for meetings, for fora, so that they may strengthen their internal democracies,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 6, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Christopher Charles said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “They know they are in a PNP (People’s National Party) or JLP (Jamaica Labour Party) area, they support their parties, but they use their criminal muscle and their paramilitary muscle to support their political party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I was part of the national campaign team in 2010 after having contested the [2008] election. We are most of all committed to the overarching principles and objectives of the People's National Party to build a better Jamaica… and that's what keeps us together so that we are able to overcome differences of views,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to now turn to my own team who ran an amazing campaign. Never in history has an incumbent with all the leadership behind them been successfully challenged and we came within probably a few dozen votes of that. I think we have nothing to be ashamed of. It is clear that our message resonated with almost 50 per cent of the delegates of the party. We intend to continue to advocate for what we believe is important, not just for the party but for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica can't tek no more of this Jamaica Labour Party [Government]. Our mission is to come together and to proceed with the task of organisation, present our case, present our policies and let us put an end to the Jamaica Labour Party Government that has left us with more crime, with more corruption, with more poverty, with more difficulty in our lives because of poor social services,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The first thing we're going to do is sit down, take stock and move forward, because it's been a long, gruelling campaign. We will find the best way to organise ourselves for the main task of taking control of the Government of Jamaica so that we can continue the progress and the opportunities for progress that have been lost under this JLP Administration” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “In addition to his chosen profession in law, Broderick was also a former army captain,” “Indeed, Jamaica has lost another great public servant who made a significant contribution to our country. I offer my sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Indeed, Jamaica has lost another great public servant who made a significant contribution to our country," External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Indeed, Jamaica has lost another great public servant who made a significant contribution to our country, I offer my sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Come September 7 we have one mission, but when we done with that we a go through Jamaica from top to bottom, from north to south, and east to west. We [are] going to tell them that the corruption must stop. Them must lock up somebody now,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are going to conference and after conference we on the road again, and I'm looking forward for you to be there with me because together we are going to stamp out corruption in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips charged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Think of what $14 billion could do to fix hospital that don't have X-ray machines…Labour not working for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica needs a safe pair of hands to manage the affairs of the country. Too many of our young people are unemployed, there has been a disaster in agriculture…and no effort is being made to improve the economy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And that is the mission of the People's National Party that I intend to lead from Jamaica House,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Olivia Grange said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Dr Baugh was one of those individuals who could stand above the fray; a real statesman. He never got caught up in partisan politics, although he was firmly a Jamaica Labour Party man. He was able to reach out to others and to ensure that there was a good relationship between both sides of the House. And in his everyday life, he cared for so many regardless of politics,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “On behalf of the Parliamentary Opposition, I offer condolences to Dr Baugh's wife, family, friends and his colleagues in the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “But at the end of the match and the result is known, both sides will come together. We are on the same team so whatever talk that needs to happen in the dressing room will happen and we will come out of the dressing room ready to beat the Jamaica Labour Party, united and strong,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 18, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Edmund Bartlett remarked ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We bought this land years ago in my first iteration as minister of tourism. And, we struggled to find a partner who would take on the construction on a terrain like this, a very challenging terrain. But the issue was not so much to take on the challenge of the terrain, but was to come out at a price point which was affordable to the average persons of Jamaica, but more specifically, to the workers of the tourism industry,” “It is appropriate that we should be building these housing solutions to meet the growing needs and demand that the tourism industry is creating in this area” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 11, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Robert Thompson told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “All of us, including nations, can be redeemed from a life-destructive path. I am very hopeful where Jamaica is concerned,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Notwithstanding the increase in the poverty rate in 2017, the data point to a broader declining poverty trend in Jamaica. There may be some ups and downs each year, which are usually driven by some idiosyncratic factors for that particular year. But what we want to see is that the broad direction over time is headed in the right path, and the Jamaican people can rest assured the poverty rate is,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The current design of PATH, however, targets families with children. We need to expand the coverage to bring older people also under the social safety net. The Government is committed to work on this reform with support from the World Bank, which is currently reviewing the social spending programme in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Poverty rates in Jamaica are measured by measuring what is consumed. The lower the consumption, the higher the poverty, and vice versa. As enrolment in education increases, consumption patterns change. As is common knowledge, consumption as a student is typically less than as an income-earner, suggesting its contribution to lower per capita consumption in Kingston and other urban areas which may have contributed to the rise in the measurement of poverty in these areas,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that the additional indirect taxes of over $30 billion imposed by the JLP Government to pay for their '1.5' election gimmick has worsened poverty in Jamaica. The Opposition warned that this would happen. Low-income wage-earners, unemployed, pensioners and micro business operators, who were already existing on the edge of survival, have been made to bear these additional taxes while receiving no benefit from the election income tax break,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that the additional indirect taxes of over $30 billion imposed by the JLP Government to pay for their ‘1.5’ election gimmick has worsened poverty in Jamaica. The Opposition warned that this would happen. Low-income wage earners, unemployed, pensioners and micro-business operators, who were already existing on the edge of survival, have been made to bear these additional taxes while receiving no benefit from the election income tax break,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 5, 2019 9:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Labour Party believe that every poor man must build his castle. Every poor man must [strive to] build a big house, and we nah grudge him fi dat. We a go help him fi achieve that,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are not going to end until people are held accountable. We are going to go around the island of Jamaica like how Joshua circled the walls of Jericho, and we will go around it as long as it necessary until the walls of corruption come tumbling down in this country and justice is done by the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What boggles the mind is how all the necessary checks and balances and controls that exist to support good governance have been allowed to collapse within this JLP (Jamaica Labour Party) administration. We need to press for more. We need to understand it so we can strengthen the very structures that were intended to prevent the robbery of the people’s money in the Government of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “From the very first year, the very first few months, after the Jamaica Labour Party Government came in, they set about to take the people’s resources and use it as their own,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “If it was an ordinary youth from Jungle or from Tivoli dat dem was arresting for taking government property, dem lock him up in a lock up all now and say dat dem a continue to collect the evidence and yet, when is some 'topanaris' people yuh hear say dem cannot do it,” “I am calling on the Director of Public Prosecutions [and] the High Command of the police to show that there is one law that applies for all people in Jamaica irrespective of who you are,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Robert Montague said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “These are for our workers or their children. We are investing in our people. Making sure they too get a good education. We know that education is another ladder that the poor must use to prosperity. The Jamaica Labour Party is the education party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Horace Chan told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “As the case has evolved, he cannot be a candidate for the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Williams told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “He was part of the small group that brought together the hard-core policies and thinking of the NDM, and he remained true to them. He thought that Jamaica would do well with a hybrid of political ideologies representing the best of the United States and United Kingdom,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You have a set of circumstances presented to you, and you go from day to day responding tactically. But that’s not the role of the PNP. The party has always been the architect of change in Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, June 30, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Our strategy is simple: Hold the 29 seats that we have now, put teams in place where we have to, and take over and win an additional 10 seats were the Labour Party is vulnerable,” “It is not pretty picture organise this thing. It is work, work on the ground, street by street, lane by lane, community by community, house by house, voter by voter, to bring out the voters for the People’s National Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Edmund Bartlett said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It will involve in excess of 300,000 workers which will represent one-fifth of the total workforce of Jamaica. That accumulation of affordable capital will present an opportunity for investment and for capital distribution for all sorts of development in the country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Fitz Jackson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is unfortunate. Police report that most of the murders are by gangs and the highest crime rate in Jamaica is in Montego Bay,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Jacqueline Charles states ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “While the People's National Party — now out of power — started the deep spending cuts and enacted the wage freezes, the Jamaica Labour Party, which came into power campaigning against the austerity, instead built on them” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica," External link

startribune Monday, June 24, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, June 24, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica," External link

ABCnews Monday, June 24, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica,” External link

seattletimes Monday, June 24, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “He dearly loved his party, and he truly believed that the political organisation that he led, and which I now lead, can end poverty in Jamaica and lead this country to prosperity,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Pearnel Charles added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “A remarkable man consumed with one mission; the development of Jamaica for the well-being of its people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Percival Patterson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “In a vibrant plural democracy such as ours, there were often conflicts of substance and heated exchanges, but never once was there reason to doubt his passionate commitment to Jamaica and that he always placed our Jamaican people first,” “Over a period of 13 years, we effected a gradual shift from the politics of confrontation to a process of dialogue and consultation, which allowed us to resolve many differences or avert partisan divisions that would have otherwise triggered bitter disputes and acrimonious quarrels,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Imani Duncan Price told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “When I went into these communities and I spoke to the people and realised what life was like for them and yet how they had a particular type of energy, creativity and resilience, I knew that Jamaica could not go forward unless we transform inner-city communities,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

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JAMAICA LabourEN0.27%
Jamaica LabourFR0.13%


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Keith Duncan said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “These measures could have materially bettered the living conditions of our people and created a more investor-friendly environment, which would have seen greater domestic and foreign investments in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 3, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Since becoming Councillor for the Mineral Heights Division in 1998, Milton Brown endeared himself to his constituents, and provided them with a special brand of leadership. His 22 years of dedicated service to the people of Clarendon has come to an end today. He was always a fighter, a driven individual, and he rallied against ill-health in the last few months. Even as I express condolences to his immediately family, friends and the wider family in the Mineral Heights Division and the Jamaica Labour Party, I give thanks for his years of devoted, outstanding service to the party, to local government and to Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “But, we do have a sort of contingency that if the situation looks as if it might escalate in Jamaica, there are measures that we can take — and we are monitoring it very closely,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You would have seen that all kinds of efforts were made to ensure that the turnout was low and that voters were dissuaded. That kind of political practice the Jamaica Labour Party could never sanction, in fact we condemn it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This by-election will be a test, obviously, for the Jamaica Labour Party's organisation in this seat; it will be a test as to the pulse of the people. So, it's one thing to have a poll to say what people think, but the real poll is the poll of the ballots, so you will get a good sense from this as to what people are thinking,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Jamaica has left this sort of politics in the past," External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, February 24, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Portmore has been deliberately, systematically sabotaged by the Jamaica Labour Party government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Additionally, the JUTC (Jamaica Urban Transit Company) has become disintegrated in terms of the quality of service being provided, further adding to the transportation woes of the Portmore community,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Easton Douglas asserted ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There are many people across Jamaica, especially young people who have had a reawakening of their political views due to the prime minister ... . I am one of the many who have had to decisively rethink past political ideologies and affiliation,” “Today I am happy to announce that I have made a decision in the interest of my country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, February 12, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Now, everybody want to come! But I am going to be very clear that to join the Jamaica Labour Party as a candidate, you must fulfil the highest standard of public expectation,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, February 10, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Let me thank my good friend for the many years of service to the trade union movement and the Jamaica Labour Party and the people of Clarendon. As part of the democratic process, whenever a seat becomes vacant... the Government of the day has the duty to ensure that vacant seat is filled,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, February 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You have a difficult talk ahead of you. I am not here to tell you that it is going to be a walk over, I am not hear to sugar coat anything, but what I do know is that this constituency has long shown the willingness and the intention to vote for a Jamaica Labour Party representative,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, February 10, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Charles Sinclair argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Across Jamaica the Jamaica Labour Party has introduced the state of emergency, and nothing wrong with that... One thing our prime minister has ensured is that the law enforcement agencies — the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the Jamaica Defence Force — after he decided to enforce the state of emergency, that they were trained in human rights. They mustn't go out there and abuse people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Charles Sinclair told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “They (PNP) go around and talking about they are for this and they are for that, but up to now I don't hear them apologise for the injury that they brought upon Jamaicans when they created a bad economic situation in Jamaica that brought on FINSAC. Under FINSAC, 40,000 businesses in Jamaica that employed ordinary people were closed down... People lost their homes under FINSAC; people's families broke up under FINSAC,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Morais Guy said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Ruddy belongs to the class of 2002. We arrived here together, and over the years, even though I knew of him before coming to Parliament, the relationship that existed since then has been one of strong friendship and good camaraderie,” “When he served as Minister of Health in 2007 to 2012, Ruddy was one of those Ministers who was approachable by everyone. I want to say to you, brethren, keep on being what you have been – a representative of the people of Jamaica,” External link

jis Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr Wright added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I will not be sponsoring the committee, but I will contribute to the branch leaders attached to the Jamaica Agricultural Society,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, January 27, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We need a healthy and a clean society, we need a country that is free from all the various kinds of problems that we see the world is experiencing today, but we have a problem here in Jamaica that we want to better once and for all,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, January 27, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica needs rescuing now and it needs it from a 100 per cent PNP. We are here to demonstrate that there are bigger issues to deal with in the country – the chaos in the education sector, a potential fallout in our economy, important issues that the JLP is not dealing with. So we must move forward to address these challenges to educate the people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, January 17, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Let this be a signal to the People's National Party that the Jamaica Labour Party is rebuilding; that the Jamaica Labour Party is renewing itself; that the Jamaica Labour Party is preparing to be the next Government of Jamaica when the elections are called,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The purpose of this project is to improve the collection of evidence of criminal activity in an effort to prosecute and reduce such activity, improve the transparency of JCF (Jamaica Constabulary Force) activities when interacting with the public, to encourage JCF officers to act in accordance with the force's professional standards to include the appropriate use of force, and to create a record to protect JCF officers from unfair allegations of violations of JCF professional standards,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Delroy Chuck told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I must admit, in 2011 (before the Jamaica Labour Party lost state power) I started to look at child diversion and when I came back in 2016 (after the party won the general elections), I asked where is child diversion but, regrettably, not much was done,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The new national identification bill will further strengthen Jamaica’s cybersecurity framework,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness noted ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have always pointed out that this programme was much more than identification. This programme was always about modernising Jamaica’s information and communications technology infrastructure to support the effective and efficient delivery of government services,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have bushing scandal 2.0, which is of even more enormous proportions than the first scandal. What we have is another massive rip-off scheme undertaken by the agency of the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We must be ready to deliver a better way of life for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Karl Samuda stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “For Douglas, that was the last straw, and he immediately joined the Jamaica Labour Party and accepted the invitation to contest a seat in the general election,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, November 19, 2019 8:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You must not be ready for yourselves, it is for the Jamaica Labour Party. When I go out into the field and I meet people, it is just amazing when they say to me, ‘Make sure you get the second term. We want you to get the second term. We like what you doing and we want to see it continue’,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 18, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Even when the search for career took him overseas he never lost his commitment for Jamaica," External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Daryl Vaz said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to give an assurance to you today, today is not the day to talk the politics because I'm in mourning, and by extension the entire [Jamaica] Labour Party is in mourning, but tomorrow is another day and you can rest assured that I am going to take them on, on behalf of what my father told me, which is to stand up for your rights at all times,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 11, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Ministry of National Security, Foreign Affairs and the Attorney General's Chambers embarked on intensive negotiations to ensure that we had an agreement that satisfied the lawful requirements of Jamaica. Mr Speaker, any such protocol for security cooperation must satisfy our Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms that protects Jamaican citizens from arbitrary action,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 4, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to make it clear that … the Jamaica Labour Party that now has leadership and responsibility for the future of this country, the institution of the party, is strongly against anything that could be characterised as corruption, malfeasance, and abuse of public funds,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, October 14, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You play a very important role in holding Government to account. And what I know about the delegates and workers of the Jamaica Labour Party is that dem love dem party bad, but dem love dem country more. And dem will defend dem party, that dem nah go change, but dem not going to sit down and watch the country mash up” External link

stabroeknews Monday, October 14, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I am not worried about that, because when the reasonable people of Jamaica come to analyse the facts they will say that up to now Trafigura has not been resolved, and some of the very people who are opening up their mouths today, some of their names were called and they are doing everything possible (to stop it) — and so all we can do is to put in place the process and left the chips fall where they may,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 14, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And the public must know that the institutions of the JLP strongly believe, support, defend and empower the anti-corruption framework in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 14, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness stated ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to make it clear that ... the Jamaica Labour Party that now has leadership and responsibility for the future of this country, the institution of the party, is strongly against anything that could be characterised as corruption, malfeasance, and abuse of public funds,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, October 14, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You play a very important role in holding Government to account. And what I know about the delegates and workers of the Jamaica Labour Party is that dem love dem party bad, but dem love dem country more. And dem will defend dem party, that dem nah go change, but dem not going to sit down and watch the country mash up” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, October 14, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Donna Parchment Brown urged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “They are expected to be the primary purveyors, promoters, and activists in support of good governance, the rule of law and a clean democracy in Jamaica. I look to the prime minister and leader of the opposition to speak positively of the institution, to actively encourage their members to understand the rules and to make their members available when we request them for classes, for meetings, for fora, so that they may strengthen their internal democracies,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 6, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Christopher Charles said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “They know they are in a PNP (People’s National Party) or JLP (Jamaica Labour Party) area, they support their parties, but they use their criminal muscle and their paramilitary muscle to support their political party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I was part of the national campaign team in 2010 after having contested the [2008] election. We are most of all committed to the overarching principles and objectives of the People's National Party to build a better Jamaica… and that's what keeps us together so that we are able to overcome differences of views,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I want to now turn to my own team who ran an amazing campaign. Never in history has an incumbent with all the leadership behind them been successfully challenged and we came within probably a few dozen votes of that. I think we have nothing to be ashamed of. It is clear that our message resonated with almost 50 per cent of the delegates of the party. We intend to continue to advocate for what we believe is important, not just for the party but for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica can't tek no more of this Jamaica Labour Party [Government]. Our mission is to come together and to proceed with the task of organisation, present our case, present our policies and let us put an end to the Jamaica Labour Party Government that has left us with more crime, with more corruption, with more poverty, with more difficulty in our lives because of poor social services,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The first thing we're going to do is sit down, take stock and move forward, because it's been a long, gruelling campaign. We will find the best way to organise ourselves for the main task of taking control of the Government of Jamaica so that we can continue the progress and the opportunities for progress that have been lost under this JLP Administration” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “In addition to his chosen profession in law, Broderick was also a former army captain,” “Indeed, Jamaica has lost another great public servant who made a significant contribution to our country. I offer my sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Indeed, Jamaica has lost another great public servant who made a significant contribution to our country," External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 5, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Indeed, Jamaica has lost another great public servant who made a significant contribution to our country, I offer my sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Come September 7 we have one mission, but when we done with that we a go through Jamaica from top to bottom, from north to south, and east to west. We [are] going to tell them that the corruption must stop. Them must lock up somebody now,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are going to conference and after conference we on the road again, and I'm looking forward for you to be there with me because together we are going to stamp out corruption in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips charged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Think of what $14 billion could do to fix hospital that don't have X-ray machines…Labour not working for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica needs a safe pair of hands to manage the affairs of the country. Too many of our young people are unemployed, there has been a disaster in agriculture…and no effort is being made to improve the economy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And that is the mission of the People's National Party that I intend to lead from Jamaica House,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Olivia Grange said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Dr Baugh was one of those individuals who could stand above the fray; a real statesman. He never got caught up in partisan politics, although he was firmly a Jamaica Labour Party man. He was able to reach out to others and to ensure that there was a good relationship between both sides of the House. And in his everyday life, he cared for so many regardless of politics,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “On behalf of the Parliamentary Opposition, I offer condolences to Dr Baugh's wife, family, friends and his colleagues in the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “But at the end of the match and the result is known, both sides will come together. We are on the same team so whatever talk that needs to happen in the dressing room will happen and we will come out of the dressing room ready to beat the Jamaica Labour Party, united and strong,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 18, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Edmund Bartlett remarked ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We bought this land years ago in my first iteration as minister of tourism. And, we struggled to find a partner who would take on the construction on a terrain like this, a very challenging terrain. But the issue was not so much to take on the challenge of the terrain, but was to come out at a price point which was affordable to the average persons of Jamaica, but more specifically, to the workers of the tourism industry,” “It is appropriate that we should be building these housing solutions to meet the growing needs and demand that the tourism industry is creating in this area” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 11, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Robert Thompson told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “All of us, including nations, can be redeemed from a life-destructive path. I am very hopeful where Jamaica is concerned,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Notwithstanding the increase in the poverty rate in 2017, the data point to a broader declining poverty trend in Jamaica. There may be some ups and downs each year, which are usually driven by some idiosyncratic factors for that particular year. But what we want to see is that the broad direction over time is headed in the right path, and the Jamaican people can rest assured the poverty rate is,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The current design of PATH, however, targets families with children. We need to expand the coverage to bring older people also under the social safety net. The Government is committed to work on this reform with support from the World Bank, which is currently reviewing the social spending programme in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Nigel Clarke said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Poverty rates in Jamaica are measured by measuring what is consumed. The lower the consumption, the higher the poverty, and vice versa. As enrolment in education increases, consumption patterns change. As is common knowledge, consumption as a student is typically less than as an income-earner, suggesting its contribution to lower per capita consumption in Kingston and other urban areas which may have contributed to the rise in the measurement of poverty in these areas,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that the additional indirect taxes of over $30 billion imposed by the JLP Government to pay for their '1.5' election gimmick has worsened poverty in Jamaica. The Opposition warned that this would happen. Low-income wage-earners, unemployed, pensioners and micro business operators, who were already existing on the edge of survival, have been made to bear these additional taxes while receiving no benefit from the election income tax break,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 5, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that the additional indirect taxes of over $30 billion imposed by the JLP Government to pay for their ‘1.5’ election gimmick has worsened poverty in Jamaica. The Opposition warned that this would happen. Low-income wage earners, unemployed, pensioners and micro-business operators, who were already existing on the edge of survival, have been made to bear these additional taxes while receiving no benefit from the election income tax break,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 5, 2019 9:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Labour Party believe that every poor man must build his castle. Every poor man must [strive to] build a big house, and we nah grudge him fi dat. We a go help him fi achieve that,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are not going to end until people are held accountable. We are going to go around the island of Jamaica like how Joshua circled the walls of Jericho, and we will go around it as long as it necessary until the walls of corruption come tumbling down in this country and justice is done by the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What boggles the mind is how all the necessary checks and balances and controls that exist to support good governance have been allowed to collapse within this JLP (Jamaica Labour Party) administration. We need to press for more. We need to understand it so we can strengthen the very structures that were intended to prevent the robbery of the people’s money in the Government of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “From the very first year, the very first few months, after the Jamaica Labour Party Government came in, they set about to take the people’s resources and use it as their own,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “If it was an ordinary youth from Jungle or from Tivoli dat dem was arresting for taking government property, dem lock him up in a lock up all now and say dat dem a continue to collect the evidence and yet, when is some 'topanaris' people yuh hear say dem cannot do it,” “I am calling on the Director of Public Prosecutions [and] the High Command of the police to show that there is one law that applies for all people in Jamaica irrespective of who you are,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Robert Montague said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “These are for our workers or their children. We are investing in our people. Making sure they too get a good education. We know that education is another ladder that the poor must use to prosperity. The Jamaica Labour Party is the education party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Horace Chan told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “As the case has evolved, he cannot be a candidate for the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Michael Williams told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “He was part of the small group that brought together the hard-core policies and thinking of the NDM, and he remained true to them. He thought that Jamaica would do well with a hybrid of political ideologies representing the best of the United States and United Kingdom,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You have a set of circumstances presented to you, and you go from day to day responding tactically. But that’s not the role of the PNP. The party has always been the architect of change in Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, June 30, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Our strategy is simple: Hold the 29 seats that we have now, put teams in place where we have to, and take over and win an additional 10 seats were the Labour Party is vulnerable,” “It is not pretty picture organise this thing. It is work, work on the ground, street by street, lane by lane, community by community, house by house, voter by voter, to bring out the voters for the People’s National Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Edmund Bartlett said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It will involve in excess of 300,000 workers which will represent one-fifth of the total workforce of Jamaica. That accumulation of affordable capital will present an opportunity for investment and for capital distribution for all sorts of development in the country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Fitz Jackson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is unfortunate. Police report that most of the murders are by gangs and the highest crime rate in Jamaica is in Montego Bay,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Jacqueline Charles states ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “While the People's National Party — now out of power — started the deep spending cuts and enacted the wage freezes, the Jamaica Labour Party, which came into power campaigning against the austerity, instead built on them” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 25, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica," External link

startribune Monday, June 24, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, June 24, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica," External link

ABCnews Monday, June 24, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “You are a father to thousands in West Kingston and across Jamaica,” External link

seattletimes Monday, June 24, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “He dearly loved his party, and he truly believed that the political organisation that he led, and which I now lead, can end poverty in Jamaica and lead this country to prosperity,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Pearnel Charles added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “A remarkable man consumed with one mission; the development of Jamaica for the well-being of its people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Percival Patterson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “In a vibrant plural democracy such as ours, there were often conflicts of substance and heated exchanges, but never once was there reason to doubt his passionate commitment to Jamaica and that he always placed our Jamaican people first,” “Over a period of 13 years, we effected a gradual shift from the politics of confrontation to a process of dialogue and consultation, which allowed us to resolve many differences or avert partisan divisions that would have otherwise triggered bitter disputes and acrimonious quarrels,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Imani Duncan Price told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “When I went into these communities and I spoke to the people and realised what life was like for them and yet how they had a particular type of energy, creativity and resilience, I knew that Jamaica could not go forward unless we transform inner-city communities,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT