Jamaica Labour

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Percival Patterson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Comrades who do this are enemies of progress and mean the party no good. Some of the atrocious postings should be deplored and cease even if they were to be uttered against our opponents, the JLP [Jamaica Labour Party],” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 18, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Why does the Jamaica Labour Party want to make Portmore the only parish without those facilities?” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 18, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding remarked ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The PM has effectively rolled out this campaign with a national road programme as a JLP [Jamaica Labour Party] campaign, and I and the other opposition MPs [Members of Parliament] have been excluded from that process,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, October 17, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brown Burke added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It would be breaking ground at a time when we need to really be breaking ground on a number of other fronts, especially as to where we find ourselves as a party, the work that needs to be done, and what Jamaica is asking of all of us,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Howard Mitchell noted ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Labour Party cannot make the change as easy as the PNP because the Labour Party is built on cronyism and patron-client relationship, much more so than the PNP,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "If those accusations have been proven to be true or even sufficient credible evidence is brought to warrant a change, then, that is a different thing. That is not the situation here and I am asking Jamaica to think about it, because today for me, tomorrow for you. The same knife that stick sheep, stick goat. Justice must be at the centre of what we do," External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 31, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Derek Smith told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “To me his greatest achievement was to prevent Jamaica from getting into the grasp of communism by winning the 1980 General Election,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Kavan Gayle concluded ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “In Jamaica, Labour Day continues to exemplify the dignity of labour and the importance of volunteerism towards community development, as we join together as Jamaicans to utilise our energies in the creation of a prosperous and successful nation making an enormous impact on the world, much greater than could be expected from its small size,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 24, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I am sure everyone who knew him… would agree that he was a gentleman, an incredibly friendly personality. But above all of that, he was a man of great intellect, and great integrity and he has left a legacy; he has made a significant contribution, for which Jamaica is a grateful beneficiary,” External link

jis Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “After working in the private sector from 1970 to 1980, running operations of Jamaica Frozen Foods, JAMPRO Limited, and as the Executive Director of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, he then ventured into politics and made the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) the political party of his choice and he joined in 1980,” External link

jis Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica has indeed lost a servant, a political elder, a great mind a teacher, a hard worker, a true statesman. The Parliament mourns his loss,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Derek Smith said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Later on in life, we met again, this time as full-fledged members of the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Olivia Grange said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Government is firmly against acts of violence. This video is deeply disturbing and completely unacceptable. We cannot condone any act of gender-based or family violence; we cannot turn a blind eye,” “We will continue with our anti-gender-based violence campaign as we have to develop a mindset and practice in Jamaica that there is no excuse for abuse,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "It is a bitter blow for us in the Jamaica Labour Party family. Derron was a popular and highly respected councillor, who served the people of Fairy Hill in that capacity for nearly 18 years," External link

jamaica-star Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding charged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica is not in anyone’s backyard. We are no puppet or stooge to any foreign power. We are not for sale,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, March 19, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness contended ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica represented the issues and the positions on the global stage. We brought the concerns of small countries and small economies,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, March 19, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “When Jamaica is one of the countries selected for a vaccine gift and we don’t make a lot of noise and public relations about it … Jamaica has quietly, steadily, and consistently represented on the international stage, and our voice is respected,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, March 19, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Fayval Williams announced ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Cabinet had given approval for the implementation of a new Social Pension Programme by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, which will target elderly people 75 years and older” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “However, as we all know, these are not normal times. We are living with COVID-19, and we as parliamentarians are not exempt from the social distancing and public gathering rules. Accordingly, I am encouraging all Jamaica Labour Party supporters to stay away from Gordon House and its environs, when the State Opening of Parliament takes place next Thursday, February 18. Please watch the ceremony on television or tune in by radio or go online. I know that we will be missing the joy of having our bedrock supporters close to us, but we must accept that public health and safety comes first,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, February 12, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Eugene Kelly said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Butch Stewart establishing the Jamaica Observer in competition to The Gleaner newspaper that has been around for over 100 years speaks to the faith he had in the country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Because the politics is no longer there….The gangsters do not depend on PNP [People's National Party] or JLP [Jamaica Labour Party] areas. All of them are forming alliances across the land,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, February 8, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What is noticeable is that countries ranked below Jamaica have implemented special security measures that we have not adopted” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, February 5, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Homer Davis said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have work to be done because we need to look at the drainage system. I was speaking to a technical person from NWA this morning he said to me that even if the drains were four times the size that they are now they could not have accommodated the run off as a result of that rain. And so this is something that we have to look at. I know this is a overall drainage problem for the island of Jamaica and, in particular, Montego Bay because we have two major gullies in Montego Bay and that is just Montego Bay alone,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Juliet Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Tonight, the victor is the people of Jamaica … You came out in your hundreds of thousands, and you participated in this solemn process of democracy; you voted, you expressed yourself through the ballot,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:52:00 AM EAT

Audley Gordon said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I know you would expect me to wish for issues relating to solid waste and a cleaner country, but while that is important, I really want to see a Jamaica where old-time values are back in place,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Audley Gordon asked ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There was a time in Jamaica when we were polite to each other. 'Good morning', 'thank you', 'please', 'excuse me', 'sorry' were frequently used words in the general discourse. When did we get to a point where we are so coarse and so uncivilised and uncouth?” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I have studied you in that regard. I have observed how you have operated, and I am saying to you on your retirement that you don’t have to worry, there is a new defender of the poor people of Jamaica,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I have studied you in that regard. I have observed how you have operated, and I am saying to you on your retirement that you don't have to worry, there is a new defender of the poor people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, December 12, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I am grateful to all those who had the trust and confidence in me to provide this opportunity to serve my country Jamaica in this new role,” External link

ghanaweb Friday, November 13, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Golding told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “My first order of business is to pull all of us together as one family. Once the 7th is over, whatever the result, we are going to come together and go through a process of healing, re-establishment of one united party so we can start the hard work of moving forward towards resuming our noble mission on behalf of the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 24, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I think that I bring to the table the range of skills and attributes and approach that the party needs at this time. So it is really out of a sense of duty to Jamaica, because I regard the PNP as a very important institution in Jamaica, and I have a sense of duty to my party that I am putting myself up,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, October 23, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Manley promised ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica will be a republic by 1981,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Lisa Hanna said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I know this is taxpayers’ money we are talking about. It is not Jamaica Labour Party money we are talking about,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Bill Johnson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “All other things being equal, if those who were enumerated and had a party preference had voted, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) would have won the election by 26 points — 62 per cent to 36 per cent. That would have amounted to 54 seats,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have evidence that through organisation, resumption of our historic mission and proper preparation; our supporters and the nation, by extension, will once again recognise that the PNP is the people's party and the only hope to lead Jamaica in this new political era,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 28, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Ed Bartlett said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This victory of winning all 15 seats in western Jamaica began from the move to bring me back to the region in 1996, after the NDM had demolished the JLP and they took away every caretaker, every key worker, and left us with only Derrick Sangster and Dalton Brooks — that was the extent of the JLP's organisation in western Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Peter Wickham said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The challenge is that in a situation where the incumbent was clearly stronger and expected to gain a second term, I don’t know that the conversation is about the likelihood that they would win but more the proportions of the win, and I think that that’s really where the interesting analysis is in the case of Jamaica – the fact that the reduction in voter turnout has clearly strengthened the incumbent, a lot more than we would have expected in terms of a second term,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Johnson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaicans believe the JLP won the recent election the old-fashioned way — by running a campaign that convinced voters they were doing a good job and were the better party to lead Jamaica for the next five years,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 25, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

James Taylor said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “D.K. was the person who inspired my political career. He was the one who motivated me each and every way in becoming a political representative,” “It is very hard running in a division which is mostly won by the Jamaica Labour Party, and so many times I was ready to give up, but D.K. was always there to cheer me up, inspire me with talk about other successful politicians, and encourage me to go on” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 18, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We will put in place the backbone of a national broadband network that will provide the superhighway on which all the skills, artificial intelligence, coding, all of that can be done right here in Jamaica if we put in our world-class broadband network,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andre Haughton said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is time for Jamaica to become modern. I think that now electronic voting should come into play, and I think that now there should be a way for you to vote anywhere you are in the country, for the respective member of parliament that you want to vote for,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

terradaily Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Andre Haughton said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have observed lengthy waits for persons to vote and we have observed that too many questions are being asked. There needs to be quicker verification for the people in order to get them to vote. And I guess it is time for Jamaica now to become modern. I think that now electronic voting should come into play. I think that now there should be a way to vote anywhere you are in the country for your respective MP that you want to vote for and I think right now is the time for us to modernise — and this COVID-19 window has shown us this and we must act upon it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You will have a very important role to play in Jamaica's strong recovery ... we must embrace everyone, we need everyone on board to make Jamaica stronger," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Tonight, the victor is the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Fayval Williams said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I'm very confident that the Jamaica Labour Party will form the next Government. We have been running on our history of performance as a party and, as MP, in particular, all the literature I've put out reflects that,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 4, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Philip Paulwell said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is obvious that the people believe that the Government has performed. The people believe that the Government is deserving of another term. The Jamaica Labour Party out-strategised us, and… I have to commend them for that,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 4, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

digitaljournal Friday, September 4, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

afp-en Friday, September 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I find that there are some issues with voters finding out where they vote, so Electoral Office (of Jamaica) really needed to fix that, because persons are not finding where they are to vote,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party is very ready for this election. From I have been observing and participating in elections this is the most organised I have seen the party's machinery,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There are those in the electorate where performance doesn't matter. They will vote by virtue of allegiance and tradition, but for the independent voter who is looking on objectively, if you compare performance, the Jamaica Labour Party is way ahead,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party will have a sizeable majority, much more significant than the majority [34-29] we currently have,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This election is also about the thinking voter and what the thinking voter will do, so you will have the traditional, partisan voter but you will also have the thinking voter, and if you put all of that together what you come out with is a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Clifford Chambers added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What it indicates to us is at the time when the EOJ (Electoral Office of Jamaica) might have been renewing its voter registration is that their names weren't lifted from the civilian voters' list to the police voters' list. So one is left to presume that they were not sworn on as members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. And, subsequently, they being sworn on as serving members, the list might have already been advanced, and so you would have them on the civilian voters' list as opposed to the police voters' list,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Karl Samuda said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I had the great privilege of listening intently to the debates that took place over the past few days, and if I were a betting man, I could not find one single horse other than the Jamaica Labour Party horses to bet on,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that there is one party, one leader, that has demonstrated the competence and ability to deliver to the people of Jamaica, and that is the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This is a very serious commitment to the youth of Jamaica. Housing is a very important investment that young people should make at the start of their lives,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

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Jamaica Labour

Last updated on 2013-11-22T06:51+0300.



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Jamaica LabourEN98.80%
Jamaica LabourSA0.80%
JAMAICA LabourEN0.27%
Jamaica LabourFR0.13%


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Percival Patterson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Comrades who do this are enemies of progress and mean the party no good. Some of the atrocious postings should be deplored and cease even if they were to be uttered against our opponents, the JLP [Jamaica Labour Party],” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 18, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Why does the Jamaica Labour Party want to make Portmore the only parish without those facilities?” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, October 18, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding remarked ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The PM has effectively rolled out this campaign with a national road programme as a JLP [Jamaica Labour Party] campaign, and I and the other opposition MPs [Members of Parliament] have been excluded from that process,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, October 17, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brown Burke added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It would be breaking ground at a time when we need to really be breaking ground on a number of other fronts, especially as to where we find ourselves as a party, the work that needs to be done, and what Jamaica is asking of all of us,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Howard Mitchell noted ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Labour Party cannot make the change as easy as the PNP because the Labour Party is built on cronyism and patron-client relationship, much more so than the PNP,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "If those accusations have been proven to be true or even sufficient credible evidence is brought to warrant a change, then, that is a different thing. That is not the situation here and I am asking Jamaica to think about it, because today for me, tomorrow for you. The same knife that stick sheep, stick goat. Justice must be at the centre of what we do," External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 31, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Derek Smith told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “To me his greatest achievement was to prevent Jamaica from getting into the grasp of communism by winning the 1980 General Election,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Kavan Gayle concluded ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “In Jamaica, Labour Day continues to exemplify the dignity of labour and the importance of volunteerism towards community development, as we join together as Jamaicans to utilise our energies in the creation of a prosperous and successful nation making an enormous impact on the world, much greater than could be expected from its small size,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 24, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I am sure everyone who knew him… would agree that he was a gentleman, an incredibly friendly personality. But above all of that, he was a man of great intellect, and great integrity and he has left a legacy; he has made a significant contribution, for which Jamaica is a grateful beneficiary,” External link

jis Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “After working in the private sector from 1970 to 1980, running operations of Jamaica Frozen Foods, JAMPRO Limited, and as the Executive Director of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, he then ventured into politics and made the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) the political party of his choice and he joined in 1980,” External link

jis Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica has indeed lost a servant, a political elder, a great mind a teacher, a hard worker, a true statesman. The Parliament mourns his loss,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Derek Smith said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Later on in life, we met again, this time as full-fledged members of the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Olivia Grange said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Government is firmly against acts of violence. This video is deeply disturbing and completely unacceptable. We cannot condone any act of gender-based or family violence; we cannot turn a blind eye,” “We will continue with our anti-gender-based violence campaign as we have to develop a mindset and practice in Jamaica that there is no excuse for abuse,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "It is a bitter blow for us in the Jamaica Labour Party family. Derron was a popular and highly respected councillor, who served the people of Fairy Hill in that capacity for nearly 18 years," External link

jamaica-star Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding charged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica is not in anyone’s backyard. We are no puppet or stooge to any foreign power. We are not for sale,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, March 19, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness contended ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica represented the issues and the positions on the global stage. We brought the concerns of small countries and small economies,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, March 19, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “When Jamaica is one of the countries selected for a vaccine gift and we don’t make a lot of noise and public relations about it … Jamaica has quietly, steadily, and consistently represented on the international stage, and our voice is respected,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, March 19, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Fayval Williams announced ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Cabinet had given approval for the implementation of a new Social Pension Programme by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, which will target elderly people 75 years and older” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Desmond McKenzie said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “However, as we all know, these are not normal times. We are living with COVID-19, and we as parliamentarians are not exempt from the social distancing and public gathering rules. Accordingly, I am encouraging all Jamaica Labour Party supporters to stay away from Gordon House and its environs, when the State Opening of Parliament takes place next Thursday, February 18. Please watch the ceremony on television or tune in by radio or go online. I know that we will be missing the joy of having our bedrock supporters close to us, but we must accept that public health and safety comes first,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, February 12, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Eugene Kelly said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Butch Stewart establishing the Jamaica Observer in competition to The Gleaner newspaper that has been around for over 100 years speaks to the faith he had in the country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Because the politics is no longer there….The gangsters do not depend on PNP [People's National Party] or JLP [Jamaica Labour Party] areas. All of them are forming alliances across the land,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, February 8, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What is noticeable is that countries ranked below Jamaica have implemented special security measures that we have not adopted” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, February 5, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Homer Davis said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have work to be done because we need to look at the drainage system. I was speaking to a technical person from NWA this morning he said to me that even if the drains were four times the size that they are now they could not have accommodated the run off as a result of that rain. And so this is something that we have to look at. I know this is a overall drainage problem for the island of Jamaica and, in particular, Montego Bay because we have two major gullies in Montego Bay and that is just Montego Bay alone,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Juliet Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Tonight, the victor is the people of Jamaica … You came out in your hundreds of thousands, and you participated in this solemn process of democracy; you voted, you expressed yourself through the ballot,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:52:00 AM EAT

Audley Gordon said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I know you would expect me to wish for issues relating to solid waste and a cleaner country, but while that is important, I really want to see a Jamaica where old-time values are back in place,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Audley Gordon asked ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There was a time in Jamaica when we were polite to each other. 'Good morning', 'thank you', 'please', 'excuse me', 'sorry' were frequently used words in the general discourse. When did we get to a point where we are so coarse and so uncivilised and uncouth?” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I have studied you in that regard. I have observed how you have operated, and I am saying to you on your retirement that you don’t have to worry, there is a new defender of the poor people of Jamaica,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I have studied you in that regard. I have observed how you have operated, and I am saying to you on your retirement that you don't have to worry, there is a new defender of the poor people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, December 12, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I am grateful to all those who had the trust and confidence in me to provide this opportunity to serve my country Jamaica in this new role,” External link

ghanaweb Friday, November 13, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Golding told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “My first order of business is to pull all of us together as one family. Once the 7th is over, whatever the result, we are going to come together and go through a process of healing, re-establishment of one united party so we can start the hard work of moving forward towards resuming our noble mission on behalf of the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 24, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I think that I bring to the table the range of skills and attributes and approach that the party needs at this time. So it is really out of a sense of duty to Jamaica, because I regard the PNP as a very important institution in Jamaica, and I have a sense of duty to my party that I am putting myself up,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, October 23, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Michael Manley promised ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica will be a republic by 1981,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Lisa Hanna said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I know this is taxpayers’ money we are talking about. It is not Jamaica Labour Party money we are talking about,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Bill Johnson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “All other things being equal, if those who were enumerated and had a party preference had voted, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) would have won the election by 26 points — 62 per cent to 36 per cent. That would have amounted to 54 seats,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Golding said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have evidence that through organisation, resumption of our historic mission and proper preparation; our supporters and the nation, by extension, will once again recognise that the PNP is the people's party and the only hope to lead Jamaica in this new political era,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 28, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Ed Bartlett said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This victory of winning all 15 seats in western Jamaica began from the move to bring me back to the region in 1996, after the NDM had demolished the JLP and they took away every caretaker, every key worker, and left us with only Derrick Sangster and Dalton Brooks — that was the extent of the JLP's organisation in western Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Peter Wickham said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The challenge is that in a situation where the incumbent was clearly stronger and expected to gain a second term, I don’t know that the conversation is about the likelihood that they would win but more the proportions of the win, and I think that that’s really where the interesting analysis is in the case of Jamaica – the fact that the reduction in voter turnout has clearly strengthened the incumbent, a lot more than we would have expected in terms of a second term,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Johnson said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaicans believe the JLP won the recent election the old-fashioned way — by running a campaign that convinced voters they were doing a good job and were the better party to lead Jamaica for the next five years,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 25, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

James Taylor said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “D.K. was the person who inspired my political career. He was the one who motivated me each and every way in becoming a political representative,” “It is very hard running in a division which is mostly won by the Jamaica Labour Party, and so many times I was ready to give up, but D.K. was always there to cheer me up, inspire me with talk about other successful politicians, and encourage me to go on” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 18, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We will put in place the backbone of a national broadband network that will provide the superhighway on which all the skills, artificial intelligence, coding, all of that can be done right here in Jamaica if we put in our world-class broadband network,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andre Haughton said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is time for Jamaica to become modern. I think that now electronic voting should come into play, and I think that now there should be a way for you to vote anywhere you are in the country, for the respective member of parliament that you want to vote for,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

terradaily Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Andre Haughton said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have observed lengthy waits for persons to vote and we have observed that too many questions are being asked. There needs to be quicker verification for the people in order to get them to vote. And I guess it is time for Jamaica now to become modern. I think that now electronic voting should come into play. I think that now there should be a way to vote anywhere you are in the country for your respective MP that you want to vote for and I think right now is the time for us to modernise — and this COVID-19 window has shown us this and we must act upon it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You will have a very important role to play in Jamaica's strong recovery ... we must embrace everyone, we need everyone on board to make Jamaica stronger," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Tonight, the victor is the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Fayval Williams said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I'm very confident that the Jamaica Labour Party will form the next Government. We have been running on our history of performance as a party and, as MP, in particular, all the literature I've put out reflects that,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 4, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Philip Paulwell said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is obvious that the people believe that the Government has performed. The people believe that the Government is deserving of another term. The Jamaica Labour Party out-strategised us, and… I have to commend them for that,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 4, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

digitaljournal Friday, September 4, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

afp-en Friday, September 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I find that there are some issues with voters finding out where they vote, so Electoral Office (of Jamaica) really needed to fix that, because persons are not finding where they are to vote,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party is very ready for this election. From I have been observing and participating in elections this is the most organised I have seen the party's machinery,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There are those in the electorate where performance doesn't matter. They will vote by virtue of allegiance and tradition, but for the independent voter who is looking on objectively, if you compare performance, the Jamaica Labour Party is way ahead,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party will have a sizeable majority, much more significant than the majority [34-29] we currently have,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This election is also about the thinking voter and what the thinking voter will do, so you will have the traditional, partisan voter but you will also have the thinking voter, and if you put all of that together what you come out with is a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Clifford Chambers added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What it indicates to us is at the time when the EOJ (Electoral Office of Jamaica) might have been renewing its voter registration is that their names weren't lifted from the civilian voters' list to the police voters' list. So one is left to presume that they were not sworn on as members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. And, subsequently, they being sworn on as serving members, the list might have already been advanced, and so you would have them on the civilian voters' list as opposed to the police voters' list,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Karl Samuda said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I had the great privilege of listening intently to the debates that took place over the past few days, and if I were a betting man, I could not find one single horse other than the Jamaica Labour Party horses to bet on,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that there is one party, one leader, that has demonstrated the competence and ability to deliver to the people of Jamaica, and that is the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This is a very serious commitment to the youth of Jamaica. Housing is a very important investment that young people should make at the start of their lives,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT