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Holness Treating SE Clarendon By-Election “Like His Life Depends On It”

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’ll treat the South East Clarendon by-election like his life depended on it. The Jamaica Labour Party’s Pearnel Charles Junior is going up against former People’s National Party candidate turned Independent, Derrick Lambert. The Prime Minister, who’s also JLP Leader says he’ll take a scientific …

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SE Clarendon By-Election To Test JLP Machinery

Prime Minister and Jamaica Labour Party Leader, Andrew Holness, says the party is using the South East Clarendon by-election as a test of its machinery in that constituency. The Prime Minister was speaking with the media yesterday, following the nomination of JLP candidate Pearnel Charles Junior and Independent Candidate, Derrick …

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Gov’t Exploring Options To Revive Clarendon Sugar

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration is exploring ways to replace the dying sugar industry in Clarendon. He says the business process outsourcing, BPO, industry is among the options being considered for the people of Clarendon, who’ve been hard hit by the downturn in the sugar industry. Prime Minister …

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SE Clarendon Nomination Day Sees Protesting JLP Supporters

Today’s nomination day activities in South East Clarendon were almost marred by protesting Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, supporters. The placard-bearing, green clad supporters were expressing their disapproval to news that government Senator, Robert Morgan, may become the JLP’s standard-bearer in North Central Clarendon. The JLP’s Pearnel Charles Junior and former …

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Pearnel Charles Jr. Resigns from Senate Ahead of SE Clarendon By-Election

Government Senator, Pearnel Charles Junior, has bid farewell to the Upper House ahead of today’s nomination for the South East Clarendon by-election. Senator Charles told the Senate yesterday that its conduct is worthy of the title of Upper House. The Deputy Leader of Government Business in the Senate thanked Prime …

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Former PNP Caretaker, Derrick Lambert, to Present as Independent Candidate in SE Clarendon By-Election

Today is nomination day in Clarendon South Eastern. Nationwide understands former PNP caretaker Derrick Lambert may present himself as an independent candidate. The PNP maintains that it will not be contesting. The party in a press release last evening also say their supporters in South East Clarendon support their decision …

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JLP Chairman Urges Duncan-Sutherland To Contest SE Clarendon By-election

Chairman of the Jamaica Labour Party, Robert Montague, is urging the PNP’s Patricia Duncan Sutherland to contest next month’s by-election in South East Clarendon. Mr. Montague says he doesn’t want the JLP’s caretaker for the seat, Pearnel Charles Jr. to have an easy victory. The South East Clarendon seat was …

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Former PNP Caretaker Lashes Out At Party’s Decision Not To Contest SE Clarendon By-Election

Former PNP candidate in North West St. Andrew, Keisha Hayle, says the decision by the party’s leadership not to contest the South East Clarendon by-election is sending a dismal signal to the electorate. That by-election is set to take place on March 2. Miss Hayle says the signal being sent …

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PM Justifies Decision To Call By-Election In SE Clarendon, “It’s The Essence Of Democracy”

Prime Minister Holness is justifying his decision to call a by-election in South East Clarendon. Prime Minister Holness notes that in 2007 the PNP acted similarly in North East St. Ann. The South East Clarendon seat was made vacant recently by the resignation of Member of Parliament Rudyard  Spencer. A …

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