THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on November 28 in the years identified:
1964:Tavares, Mr Clement
minister of housing, administers a 2-1 defeat over Mr Edwin Allen, minister of education, to become the second deputy leader- of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) In 1963, Mr Tavares, a onetime secretary of the party, made a similar try; he was resoundingly beaten by Mr Allen. The votes are Mr Tavares 348; Mr Allen 249, a majority of 91 this was the only contest during the election of officers at the annual meeting of the JLP. 1967:No question ask by the Leader of the Opposition Mr Norman Manley as to whether any directives had been given to the Parish Councils In respect to Christmas Work. Mr Manley wants to know whether the parish councils had been given directives along the lines of the 40-40-20 arrangement, which obtained in respect to work recruitment in the city by the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation. 1986:branch The downtown
store in the Courts (Jamaica) Limited chain of furniture stores throughout Jamaica opens on King Street. The company converts its King Street Sealy Sleep Centre into a full-service branch to accommodate bedding furniture and appliances. According to the marketing director of the company, Richard Coe, the 70 King Street store will be “a full-service Courts branch”.