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Jamaica is Taking Responsibility of its Economic Reforms – PM Holness


Jamaica is Taking Responsibility of its Economic Reforms – PM Holness

The country is steadily making progress by taking more ownership and responsibility of its economic reforms. Prime Minister Andrew Holness says this ownership is significant as the country implements various institutional management mechanisms necessary for growth and development. He made this comment at a joint press briefing with the Government of Jamaica International Monetary Fund […]

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PM Holness offers Condolences on the passing of RJR/Gleaner Group Chairman, J. Lester Spaulding


PM Holness offers Condolences on the passing of RJR/Gleaner Group Chairman, J. Lester Spaulding

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed deep regret at the passing of Chairman of the RJR/Gleaner Communications Group, J. Lester Spaulding, CD, JP. Mr Spaulding died in hospital this morning (November 17) in Kingston after ailing for some time. “Lester Spaulding was a shrewd businessman, his leadership in media and business was exemplary. He was […]

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NIDS Will Improve Jamaica’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking


NIDS Will Improve Jamaica’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica will see significant improvements in its Ease of Doing Business ranking when the National Identification System (NIDS) is implemented. Making his opening address at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2017 High Level Caribbean Forum this morning (November 16) at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Prime Minister Holness declared […]

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Jamaica Wins with Passage of NIDS Law in the Senate – Johnson Smith


Jamaica Wins with Passage of NIDS Law in the Senate – Johnson Smith

The National Identification System (NIDS) Bill today (November 13) successfully passed the Senate despite strong attempts to delay by the opposition. In hailing the passage of the bill, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith noted that “Despite challenges, the interest of the majority of Jamaicans won the day. I thank the many members of the society who participated in the formulation of this law”. Senator Johnson Smith […]

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Denham Town Zone of Special Operations Social Intervention Committee Named


The 26-member Social Intervention Committee for the Denham Town Zone of Special Operations has been named. The Committee will oversee the build phase of the Denham Town Zone. The Committee is established under section 23 of the Act. They are: The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Chairman Mr. Omar Sweeney, Deputy Chairman Mrs. Sancia Bennett-Templer Dr. Richard James Miss […]

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