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English Publication Date: Friday, October 18, 2019 Source: Jamaica Observer
The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) and the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) have agreed, in principle, to participate in up to three political debates to be organised and staged by the Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) ahead of the...
English Publication Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 Source: The Gleaner
The Peoples National Party (PNP) and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) have agreed in principle to participate in up to three political debates to be organised and staged by the Jamaica Debates Commission ahead of the nation’s next General Elections.
Publication Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
The Peoples National Party (PNP) and the Jamaica labour Party (JLP) have agreed in principle to participate in up to three political debates to be organized and staged by the Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) ahead of the nation’s next General...
English Publication Date: Friday, June 10, 2016 Source: Caribbean360
Among those mistakes, it said, were the decision not to take part in political debates ahead of the voting, a campaign messaged that was incoherent and failed to “communicate hope”, its public sparring with the then Opposition Leader Andrew Holness...
English Publication Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016
"Among the findings indicated by post election polls and focus groups, the decision not to participate in the national debate was a fatal error. It contributed to the impression that the party was arrogant and took the electorate for granted. " More...
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English Publication Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016 Source: RJR News
  "Among the findings indicated by post election polls and focus groups, the decision not to participate in the national debate was a fatal error. It contributed to the impression that the party was arrogant and took the electorate for granted."
English Publication Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016 Source: Jamaica Observer
The Jamaica Debates Commission Wednesday night hosted the first of two debates featuring representatives of the two major politial parties — the ruling Jamaica Labour Party and the Opposition People’s National Party — that are contesting the...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Source: Jamaica Observer
Details of the debates, the second of which is scheduled for Wednesday, November 23, were announced by the Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) at a press conference yesterday morning at the offices of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. The JDC is a...
English Publication Date: Friday, November 18, 2016 Source: Jamaica Observer
In fact, we got the impression that the debaters were more interested in dodging the questions asked by the panel as well as the public, and were more intent on scoring political points
English Publication Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 Source: The Gleaner
Deputy chair of the Jamaica Debates Commission, Brian Schmidt says the tone set in last night’s local government debate was refreshing.