Speeches by the Prime Minister

Geographic Information Systems User Conference


Keynote Address by The Most Hon. Andrew Holness ON, MP at the Geographic Information Systems User Conference October 10, 2017 Mr Fitz Jackson, Opposition Spokesperson on National Security Mr Silburn Clarke, President, Spatial Innovision Ltd Mr Alexander Williams who left us chairman, Land Information Council of Jamaica Mr Evan Thompson, Director of the Meteorological Service […]

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Statement by the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister on the Jamaica National Service Corps


Statement by the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister on the Jamaica National Service Corps on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker, on March 21, 2017, I tabled a Bill to amend the Defence Act; to establish an arm of the Jamaica Defence Force to be known as the Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC).  […]

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Statement to Parliament on Jamaica’s Assistance in the Aftermath of the Adverse Weather Events in the Caribbean


Statement by the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister to Parliament Jamaica’s Assistance in the Aftermath of the Adverse Weather Events in the Caribbean on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Mr. Speaker, As I rise this afternoon, I reflect on the words of Prime Minister  Roosevelt Skerrit in addressing the 2017 United Nations General Assembly; “Let […]

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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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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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