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Former Jamaica PM Edward Seaga has died

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedThompson, McLeod among J’cans shortlisted for C’bean Hall of FameSeptember 3, 2016In “latest news”Jamaica not preparing to leave Caricom, says HolnessJune 29, 2016In “latest news”JLP leadership fight gets nasty as Deputy threatens to leaveSeptember 29, 2013In “Regional” Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Edward Seaga has died, the Jamaica Observer Online Edition has reported.Seaga, who turned 89 today, is Jamaica’s fifth prime minister, from 1980 to 1989, and the leader of the JLP from 1974 to 2005 when he retired from active politics.Since his retirement he has been an honorary distinguished fellow at the professorial level at The University of the West Indies, and also serves as chancellor of the University of Technology, Jamaica.He fell ill earlier this month and was being treated in Miami, Florida, the Observer reported. read more