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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-30-11 04:44 AM
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Jamaica People's National Party secures big poll win
Source: BBC

Jamaica's opposition People's National Party has secured a big election victory after a campaign dominated by the economy.

The result means a return by veteran PNP politician Portia Simpson Miller to the post of prime minister.

Current PM Andrew Holness said it was a "humbling" defeat for his Jamaica Labour Party. <snip>

Despite forecasts of a close race, preliminary official results showed that Mrs Simpson Miller's party had won 41 seats out of 63 for a big majority in parliament.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-16352120
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-30-11 04:46 AM
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1. Humibling experiences are good for the soul, mon!
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