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THRONE SPEECH 2018


We are thankful that all branches of the State can gather in this collegial fashion to hear and be guided by the legislative agenda, policies, programmes and general direction set by the Administration to secure the prosperity of the people. We once again recommit ourselves to work complementarily and earnestly to achieve the set objectives […]

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Prime Minister Reassures All Persons as State of Public Emergency is Announced in the Parish of St. James


Prime Minister Reassures All Persons as State of Public Emergency is Announced in the Parish of St. James

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says consideration has been given to the citizens and businesses even as the parish of St. James is now under a State of Public Emergency. The State of Public Emergency for the Parish of St. James was announced today (January 18) during a press briefing held at Jamaica House. Prime Minister […]

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Creative Solutions Can be Brought into the Mix – PM Holness


Creative Solutions Can be Brought into the Mix – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he appreciates and acknowledges the sacrifice public sector workers have made and is asking for consideration and understanding. The Prime Minister called a special meeting this morning (January 17) with union representatives to discuss the ongoing wage negotiations. The meeting was held at the Banquet Hall, Jamaica House. Mr Holness […]

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Improved Road Connectivity will Increase Productivity – PM Holness


Improved Road Connectivity will Increase Productivity – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says proper connectivity of the country’s road network will drive development and prosperity. The Prime Minister explained that a “lack of connectivity in the road network has created bottlenecks in the country’s development.” Prime Minister Holness made the comments during the official opening of the Marcus Garvey Drive Improvement Project yesterday […]

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Public Sector Transformation Integral to Growth – PM Holness


Public Sector Transformation Integral to Growth – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the transformation of the public sector is integral to maintaining a fiscally responsible path. He says there are several areas in which fiscal responsibility has to be applied and the public sector is one such area. The prime minister was speaking yesterday (September 28) at the Ground Breaking ceremony of 58HWT; […]

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