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Jamaican Opposition Wins Election With One-Seat Margin

A final vote count showed Jamaica's opposition won last week's general election with a one seat margin, electoral authorities said on Tuesday, ending days of uncertainty over the outcome of the close race fought in the shadow of a tough austerity plan. The electoral commission said the Jamaican Labour Party won 32 of 63 seats, just enough to end Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller's bid for a second term and clearing the way for JLP leader Andrew Holness to be sworn in as the...

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