A party adrift: will the Progressives survive?

  • 1999-02-25
  • Denise Albrighton
The desertion of seven prominent members and a chairwoman has left the Progressive Party looking like a boat adrift in a storm. Denise Albrighton looks at its chances of staying afloat.Support for the Progressive Party has been leaking away since the defections of seven well-known party members and a popular leader, a situation that has put the vessel in grave danger of going under at the March 7 parliamentary elections.The party has been buffeted by some hard knocks over the past few months. After the ban on electoral alliances, the Progressives agonized for months over whether to run alon...
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