JAM | May 19, 2023

WATCH: Emancipation Park protest channels public outrage against politicians’ pay increase

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What a protesting group of Jamaicans may have lacked in numbers did little to ease the disquiet as scores of citizens voiced their disdain against the ruling political directorate.

Representing a small fraction of national disdain on Friday (May 19), citizens united in Emancipation Park bearing placards that criticised the Andrew Holness administration for instituting substantial pay increases for the next three years, effective April 1, 2022.

Hear what they had to say:


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