Speeches by the Prime Minister

Launch of Youth Summer Programme


KEYNOTE ADDRESS By the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister, Jamaica Launch of Youth Summer Programme August 10, 2017     Everybody knows that I love the song ‘My Dream’. There is nothing wrong with dreaming; people say you dream with your eyes closed but you have to move from the stage of […]

Continue Reading

2017 Independence Day Message by the Most Hon. Andrew Holness


Fellow Jamaicans, On the 55th anniversary of our Independence, it is fitting that we celebrate our achievements and strengths while pondering our challenges. Our independence theme this year is, “Celebrating Jamaicans at home and abroad”. And how appropriate that we should have that theme when our  athletes from home and abroad are right now holding […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Ceremony to Announce the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) award of Orphan Drug Status for ‘Chrysoeriol’ to treat acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)


Keynote Address by The Most Hon. Andrew Holness at the Ceremony to Announce the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) award of Orphan Drug Status for ‘Chrysoeriol’ to treat acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) Eden Gardens Wellness Resort & Spa July 12, 2017   Ladies and Gentlemen, this is truly a good afternoon for Jamaica. […]

Continue Reading

Caribbean Action 2030 Regional Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals


Keynote Address by The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister at the Caribbean Action 2030 Regional Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals Caribbean Development: the 2030 Agenda in Perspective June 28, 2017   The Honourable Carl Greenidge, Vice President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana   The Honourable Delmaude Ryan, Deputy Premier of […]

Continue Reading