WIKILEAKS: PETER PHILLIPS VOWED NEVER TO SERVE IN ANOTHER PORTIA-LED GOVERNMENT

Time: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 20:13 UTC Summary: In a recent conversation with the NAS Director, Jamaica’s former Minister of National Security and opposition People’s National Party (PNP) leader, Peter Phillips, agreed that there is danger that Jamaica could go the way of Haiti if the current government were to fail in its reform efforts […]
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WIKILEAKS: GENDER, CLASS, COLOUR BIAS MAR PNP PRESIDENCY RACE

[Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a cable sent by the US Embassy to its State Department providing details on the 2006 race for the PNP presidency. The cable highlights the classism and racism still very much in existence in Jamaica, and evident in the vitriol that was used to assail Mrs. Simpson-Miller. While […]
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WIKILEAKS: PNP FACES INTERNAL PROBLEMS/LACK OF ENTHUSIASM

Time: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 18:09 UTC ΒΆ1. (SBU) Poloff recently met with longtime People’s National Party (PNP) activist and organizer Karen Cross to discuss recent media reports of problems within the PNP which could impact the outcome of the upcoming elections (due by October 2007). During the meeting, Cross confirmed that there is still […]
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Drip…Drip…Drip. That Darn Leaky Faucet!

The leaks finally became a flood. After the initial “drip-drip” of information, Wikileaks decided to release the entire database of cables when the file was (ironically) leaked onto the web. The US Embassy cables revealed in late 2010 “contain diplomatic analysis from world leaders, and the diplomats’ assessment of host countries and their officials.” We […]
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