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DLP ‘late’ show

MARIA BRADSHAW, [email protected]

DLP ‘late’ show

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POLITICAL SCIENTISTS have questioned the “lateness” of the governing Democratic Labour Party (DLP) in finalising its slate of candidates for the next general election but differ on the impact.

Last Thursday the DLP announced that it had replaced Patrick Todd in the City, Kenny Best in St Michael East, and St Michael South East’s Patrick Tannis with Nicholas Alleyne and Henderson Williams and Rodney Grant, respectively.

Peter Wickham, the director of Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES), said that the lateness of the selection exercise was an indication that the DLP believed that it would be victorious in the next election.

“The manner in which the Democratic Labour Party went about making those changes, the timing and everything,” he said.

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