Is Jamaica changing course?

Written by Marlene Davis

Jamaica witnessed the closest election race in its history yesterday.

The eight-week long campaign resulted in a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) win of 31 seats to 29 seats win over the People’s National Party (PNP), making Bruce Golding, Jamaica’s eighth Prime Minister.

However, it was not long before the nation was left wondering what the future of Jamaica held, when Prime Minister and PNP President Portia Simpson Miller did not concede victory to the JLP.

In her address to the nation from the PNP party headquarters Prime Minister Simpson Miller announced that the PNP would await the official count today, as the results were ‘too close to call’.

She also revealed that the PNP were concerned by what appeared to be a number of breaches of the electoral rules.

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