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Senator Aubyn Hill Appointed as New Executive Director of Economic Growth Council


Senator Aubyn Hill Appointed as New Executive Director of Economic Growth Council

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced the appointment of Senator Aubyn Hill as the new Executive Director of the Economic Growth Council (EGC). The Prime Minister made the announcement at a press briefing held yesterday (Tuesday, December 12) at Jamaica House. The primary role of the Executive Director is to manage the administrative affairs of […]

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Government Continues to Pursue Major Development Projects – Contract for Constant Spring Road Improvement Project Signed


Government Continues to Pursue Major Development Projects – Contract for Constant Spring Road Improvement Project Signed

The major Constant Spring Road corridor is to be improved from its current structure to a four lane roadway. The infrastructure programme is part of the Government’s continued pursuit of its national development agenda to improve the country’s road network. Prime Minister Andrew Holness and the contractors China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) yesterday (Tuesday December […]

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Government Endorses National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Repentance to be Held this Saturday


Government Endorses National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Repentance to be Held this Saturday

The Government has endorsed a National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Repentance to be observed this Saturday, December 2. This special initiative is being organized by the Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches under the theme “Jamaica Repent and Turn”. The event to mark the National Day of Fasting and Prayer will be held in Half […]

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Government to make Emergency Funding Available to Assist Recovery Effort in Flood Ravaged Montego Bay


Government to make Emergency Funding Available to Assist Recovery Effort in Flood Ravaged Montego Bay

The Government has committed to provide emergency funding to assist in the recovery effort in Montego Bay, which was severely affected by heavy rainfall yesterday (November 22). Already $20 million has been identified and will be made immediately available. Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the city of Montego Bay received three and a half inches […]

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PM Holness Announces Island wide Pothole Patching and Mitigation Programme


PM Holness Announces Island wide Pothole Patching and Mitigation Programme

The Government is to undertake an island-wide road patching programme. The announcement was made on Tuesday (November 21) by Prime Minister Andrew Holness in Parliament. The Prime Minister said each constituency will be allotted ten million dollars. The funds which are being allocated from the Road Maintenance Fund, the Tourism Enhancement Fund and the Consolidated Fund will […]

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