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IMF Review Press Conference


Statement By Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the IMF Second Review Press Conference September 14, 2017 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   We’re pleased that the second review was concluded successfully and we express thanks to Dr Ramakrishnan and her team for their tremendous work in preparing for the review and diligently conducting the review. The IMF Review Team […]

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Jamaica stands ready to assist Caribbean islands impacted by Hurricanes, PM Holness


Jamaica stands ready to assist Caribbean islands impacted by Hurricanes, PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica will provide whatever assistance it can to Caribbean nations impacted by major hurricanes that have battered the Eastern Caribbean islands. Speaking this morning (September 19), Prime Minister Holness said, “I am in touch with the Prime Ministers from the eastern Caribbean. Our prayers are with them as they seek […]

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ZONE OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS (MOUNT SALEM) Statement to Parliament


STATEMENT TO PARLIAMENT By Prime Minister Andrew Holness ZONE OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS (MOUNT SALEM) Tuesday, September 12, 2017   Context Mr. Speaker, during my Budget presentation for this Fiscal Year, I informed the Parliament that the Government is developing Plan Secure Jamaica. It is a comprehensive, whole of government plan to build a national security […]

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Jamaica and China Committed to enhancing Mutually Beneficial Relationship


Jamaica and China Committed to enhancing Mutually Beneficial Relationship

The Governments of Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China this morning (September 11) pledged to continue to build on the strategic partnership between both countries. The renewed commitment comes as the State Councillor and Director of the Central Foreign Affairs Office in China His Excellency Dr. Yang Jiechi met with Prime Minister Holness and […]

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State Councillor of China to Arrive in the Island for a One Day Visit


State Councillor of China to Arrive in the Island for a One Day Visit

State Councillor of the People’s Republic of China His Excellency Mr. Yang Jiechi will arrive in the island tomorrow (September 11) for a one-day visit. Mr Jiechi, one of China’s high-profile official, is Director of the Central Foreign Affairs Office and a prominent architect of China’s foreign policy. During his visit, Mr Jiechi and a […]

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PM Holness Convenes First Social Intervention Committee Meeting


PM Holness Convenes First Social Intervention Committee Meeting

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday (September 5) convened the first meeting of the Social Intervention Committee at the Office of the Prime Minister. Addressing the leadership and representatives of the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies that will constitute the Social Intervention Committee, Prime Minister Holness said they must focus on community and peace building initiatives. […]

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