Tribute for Edward Seaga, who helped draft Jamaica’s constitution, dead on 89th Birthday

Eddie Seaga‘s election as prime minister in 1980 marked a critical moment in Jamaica’s history; one that broke the left-leaning consensus of its post-independence politics and set the country on a more conservative path that gained the approval of allies such as Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Seaga’s Jamaica Labour party (JLP), which had originally emerged from the island’s trade union movement, had been part of that consensus until he took over as its leader.

Follow on Instagram

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.

Comments

add a comment

Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.

  • My Bdos Lottery Top Up 20201
  • IMG 20200702 WA0005
  • Main Template 336x280
  • If you saw this then you came to the best place to get seen 1