#PNPvotes | Marked for president! Golding records victory

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Mark Golding, the St Andrew South member of parliament, has been elected the sixth president of the People’s National Party. Golding amassed 1,740 votes to clinch victory.

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Donald trumped… Joe Biden is US president-elect

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Democrat Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. Biden’s victory came…

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#PNPvotes | We have done our work… Golding senses victory

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People’s National Party (PNP) presidential candidate Mark Golding says generally, he is pleased with the conduct of Comrades during the campaign for presidency. Golding, the St Andrew South MP is facing off with Lisa Hanna, the PNP treasurer…

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Date with destiny - Golding, Hanna await delegates’ verdict on bids for PNP presidency

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The search for a new president of the People’s National Party (PNP) ends today. After weeks of wooing delegates to become the sixth president of the PNP, both Mark Golding and Lisa Hanna have expressed confidence that they will be declared the…

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The count goes on; Biden on cusp of presidency

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WASHINGTON (AP): Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the United States presidency Friday night after he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in critical battleground states. Biden had leads in Pennsylvania, Nevada and…

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Ganja farmer brothers executed in St Elizabeth

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Western Bureau: Gunshots shattered the calm in the quiet rural district of Good Hope, St Elizabeth, about 1 a.m. yesterday, waking residents, who were gripped with fear as they waited until daybreak to investigate what had happened. When they…

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‘Insanity’ - Ahmad bats for underground cables, sewer upgrades

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WESTERN BUREAU: British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad has labelled as “insanity” the practice of running utility cables above ground in a hurricane-prone country as he urged town planners to also upgrade sewerage systems as they push for development…

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Poor enviro management blamed for flood damage

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In addition to poor urban planning, climate change and population increase, urban planners are blaming the extensive damage caused by floodwaters in recent weeks on a lack of political will. Urban planner Dr Garfield Hunter lamented that there is…

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Silt, potholes, landslides bring new challenges after floods

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With the Chalky River overflowing its banks on Wednesday, residents on Weise Road in Bull Bay, St Andrew, are hoping for relief soon from the devastation and dislocation caused by adverse weather over the past few weeks. Apart from battling the…

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Clarendon farms among hardest hit by flood rains – Green

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Kellits Councillor Noel Nembhard believes it will be a rough road to recovery for Clarendon farms that took a hit during recent heavy rains with many persons now set to have a not-so-merry Christmas. Nembhard, a farmer himself, painted a dire…

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