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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.
Publication Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
On November 16, the Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) will organize a debate in preparation for local government elections on November 28. This debate will be broadcast widely on a range of media and a live stream can be found here. For more...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Source: The Gleaner
A team from the Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) was among the hundreds of invited guests in the auditorium at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV).
English Publication Date: Friday, April 1, 2016 Source: The Gleaner
Political commentators last night suggested that Portia Simpson Miller's departure from the leadership of the People's National Party (PNP) will depend more on the timetable she sets for herself than any other forces within the party.