Who is this man, Mark Golding?

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(Today we reprint a slightly edit feature on successful People’s National Party candidate Mark Golding, which was originally carried on Sunday, October 4, 2020) He is the new president of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP), a businessman and lawyer, but what other facts are there to be known about Mark Jefferson Golding?

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Bunting predicts that people will be calling for the PNP

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester – Former Manchester Central Member of Parliament Peter Bunting has said that just as the People’s National Party (PNP) suffered from the impact of having to take tough economic decisions during the 2012 to 2016 Administration, so too will the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) feel the heat as a result of hardship in the COVID-19 era.

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Move with pace to unite PNP, analysts urge Golding

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POLITICAL analysts have charged Mark Golding to quickly move towards the restructuring and unity of the People’s National Party (PNP) following his election yesterday as the sixth leader of the 82-year-old political movement.When the results of the PNPs presidential election were announced, Golding emerged victorious with 1,740 votes, defeating opponent Lisa Hanna who copped 1,444 votes.

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Sunday Brew — November 8, 2020

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There is hope for the PNPMark Golding’s logical elevation to the presidency of the Opposition People’s National Party offers hope to the embattled party, for a revival of its fortunes in its search for State power.

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Western Jamaica accepts Golding win

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — There was general acceptance among members of the People’s National Party (PNP) in western Jamaica of the outcome of yesterday’s hotly contested presidential race which saw Mark Golding defeating Lisa Hanna.The position became open after the retirement of Dr Peter Phillips, following the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) landslide victory in the September 3, 2020 General Election.

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Golding pays homage to PNP founders

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Mark Golding yesterday accepted his ascension to the presidency of the People’s National Party (PNP), paying homage to the founders of the political movement formed just under three decades before he was born and immediately announced that his first task would be to heal the wounds of division in the Opposition party.

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GOLDING MAKES HIS MARK

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He got his middle name from his mother’s lineage, which is linked to the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, like him, a lawyer, who drafted the American Declaration of Independence, which took effect July 4, 1776.

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The sights from yesterday’s PNP Presidential Election

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Mark Golding celebrates with wife Sandra after he was announced as winner of the PNP presidential election yesterday. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)Lisa Hanna shows evidence of her voting in yesterday’s presidential election at the Brown’s Town Community College, St Ann. (Photo: Karl McLarty)

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Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

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Life on the high seas

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When Janet Jackson and Roderick Dinnall left Jamaica years ago to take up job offers with Royal Caribbean International, nothing could have prepared them for the world of cruise shipping.

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