STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
The search continues for the killer of the former chairman of the Jamaica Trade Board and former Trade Ambassador, Peter King. Meanwhile, tributes continue to pour in for the long time civil servant.
King, 63, was found dead in his Kingston apartment early Mar. 20. Jamaican police have questioned three men that spent the night at King’s apartment at the time of the murder.
The allegations intensified in the run-up to this week's Castries Central by-election, which was won by independent candidate Richard Frederick.
Dr. Anthony told a news conference Mar. 15 that he would be carefully scrutinizing various comments made with regard to official corruption.
Speaking on the theme, "Caribbean Integration in Emerging Hemispheric Relations," before the protocolary session of the OAS Permanent Council, Patterson said inequalities still remain in the global environment, with Latin America and the Caribbean at increasing economic risk.
KINGSTON, Jamaica—President -designate of the ruling People's National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson-Miller says she is not yet ready to discuss speculation about the possibility of a snap-election.
Responding to reporters' questions, following her Feb. 25 victory, the Prime Minister-designate said, "I would never have any discussion. I have not even taken by oath of office yet. When I have to speak about those issues I'll do so at the appropriate time," she said.