Fifty-plus Years Ago

More than fifty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC...

Feet to the Fire – Reflection on an Election

Portia Simpson Miller

The opposition People’s National party was returned to power taking 41 of 63 seats in the House of representatives in Jamaica’s general election Thursday, called by Andrew Holness after just over a month in office to secure his own mandate on inheriting a moribund economy from Bruce Golding. It was a massive defeat after an almost evenly split vote in 2007.