Author: OPM Communications

Emancipation Day Message 2017


Fellow Jamaicans, As we celebrate yet another Emancipation Day, let us continue to remind ourselves of the hard-fought struggles which led us to achieve that momentous victory over oppression.   Let us never take for granted the heroic efforts waged by our forebears, particularly Sam Sharpe, to secure the foundation of freedom on which we […]

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Prime Minister Meets with Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Agencies to Outline Operations of Special Zones


Prime Minister Meets with Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Agencies to Outline Operations of Special Zones

Prime Minister Andrew Holness today (July 31) met with Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Agencies across Government to emphasize the necessity for an all of government approach to the requirements set out in the Special Zones bill. The roles of the various MDAs in the implementation, particularly with respect to the Social Intervention component were […]

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OPM Launches Jamaica House Petition


OPM Launches Jamaica House Petition

The Office of the Prime Minister, OPM officially launched the Jamaica House Petition portal today (July 24). The portal gives citizens the opportunity to petition the government on matters of national importance. The OPM will consider petitions submitted by local groups and members of the public as part of its national consultation approach. The portal can […]

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Government Strengthening Relationship with Diaspora- PM Holness


Government Strengthening Relationship with Diaspora- PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government is serious about strengthening the relationship between Jamaica and the Diaspora. The prime minister made the commitment while delivering the keynote address at the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference yesterday, (July 23) at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston. “The government is allocating the necessary time and resources to ensure […]

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National Security Council Hears Presentations from Heads of Security Forces


National Security Council Hears Presentations from Heads of Security Forces

The National Security Council (NSC) chaired by Prime Minister Andrew Holness met today (July 20) at the Office of the Prime Minister The NSC received and deliberated, extensively, on presentations by the Chief of Defence Staff Major General Rocky Meade and Commissioner of Police George Quallo on the preparations for the implementation of the Zones […]

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