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Prime Minister of Jamaica

Bruce GOLDING, Jamaican politician. Central Committee Jamaica Labour Party 1969, General Secretary 1974-1984; Pari, for West St. Catherine 1972-1976, for South Central St. Catherine since 1983.

Background

GOLDING, Bruce was born on December 5, 1947 in Ginger Ridge, St. Catherine. Son of Tacius and Enid Golding.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of West Indies, 1969.

Career

Vice chairman constituency executive Jamaican Labour Party, West St. Catherine, 1968, central executive, 1969, general secretary, 1974, chairman, 1984, since 2003, leader, since 2005, leader of opposition, 2005. Member Jamaican Parliament, 1969, West Kingston, 2005. Minister construction Government of Jamaica, 1980, shadow minister finance, chairman Public Accounts Committee, 1989.

Founder, president National Democratic Movement (NDM), Jamaica. Prime minister Jamaica, since 2007. Board directors National Lotteries Commission.

Board governors Institute Jamaica, 1972. Talk-show host Disclosure, Hot-102, 2002.

Membership

Central Committee Jamaica Labour Party 1969, General Secretary 1974-1984. Pari, for West St. Catherine 1972-1976, for South Central St. Catherine since 1983.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, fishing, motoring.

Connections

Married Lorna Golding. Children: Steven, Sherene, Ann-Merita.

father:
Tacius Golding

mother:
Enid (Bent) Golding

spouse:
Lorna Golding

child:
Ann-Merita Golding

child:
Sherene Golding

child:
Steven Golding