Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Jamaica Labor Party retain power in 'tsunami victory'

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness led his Jamaica Labor Party to “a tsunami-like” victory in the country’s general elections this week amid a soaring coronavirus pandemic, according to preliminary results.The center-right JLP won 49 of the 63 seats in Parliament, the largest victory margin since the 1980s, according to an early vote count. It also marked the first time the JLP won back-to-back elections since the 1960s.Describing the results as “very unfavorable to the People’s National Party” during a Friday afternoon news conference, opposition leader Peter Phillips, staying true to an e…

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