Covid cases in Jamaica today
Jayda Cheaves arrested for illegal firearms in Jamaica

PNP Expels Karen Cross with immediate effect

Karen cross

Karen Cross, a controversial political activist, has been expelled from the People's National Party (PNP) with immediate effect.

The party's executive committee made the decision at a meeting on Monday.

It said it acted based on a report from the disciplinary committee and in accordance with the party's Constitution.

Horace Dalley, acting chairman of the PNP, said that the disciplinary committee cited more than 30 breaches involving Miss Cross, as a result of which a recommendation was made that she be" suspended from the party for 12 to 24 months, to hold no office in the party and to attend no structured meeting of the party."

The executive committee voted instead to expel her, he said.

Miss Cross, who was a long standing member of the PNP, is the chairman of the New Molynes Group in St. Andrew.

She has had many run-ins with the PNP, the latest being a protest outside the party's headquarters last Thursday.

Mr. Dalley said the PNP had no choice but to take strong action against Miss Cross, arguing that the party "cannot continue as it was."

"There are procedures in the party for you to air your grouses," he said, as against the methods Miss Cross used.

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)