I stole the sign saying “Seating Reserved for Diplomatic Corps.”
Jamaicans love their loud music in the first place, so a stadium packed with 30,000 rabid
tribalÂ political supporters, with as many airhorns, called for speakers this big.
Jamaica’s People’s National Party, currently the opposition party in government, held its final National Convention before the next general election, when its leadership promises to take back the government it lost to the Jamaican Labor Party in 2007. It has, indeed, been an eventful four years under JLP leadership, with what amounts to warfare in Tivoli Gardens, global recessions, changes in the tides of global powers and alliances, and a myriad domestic woes.
The public session on Sunday set an all time record for attendance.
Inspiring the crowd – Jamaican style.