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Jamaica: a new prime minister

Categories: Caribbean, Jamaica, Elections, Politics

As Girl with a Purpose reports [1], the governing Jamaica Labour Party was defeated in yesterday's general election, and People's National Party head Portia Simpson-Miller is Jamaica's new prime minister — “a leader whose educational background is not as brilliant as her competitors,” observes [2] Abeni from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, “but one who has that something which draws people.”