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PM Holness Statement Announcing the Passing of Labour and Social Security Minister Hon. Shahine Robinson


PM Holness Statement Announcing the Passing of Labour and Social Security Minister Hon. Shahine Robinson

It is with deep sadness that I inform the nation of the passing of our dear Hon. Shahine Robinson, Minister of Labour and Social Security and Member of Parliament for North East St. Ann. Shahine was a patriot, a servant of the people, a much loved political representative adored by her constituents, a humanitarian and […]

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Disembarkation Process Complete for Repatriated Jamaican RCCL Ship Workers


Disembarkation Process Complete for Repatriated Jamaican RCCL Ship Workers

I am pleased to announce that the disembarkation process for Jamaican workers on the ‘Adventure of the Seas’ cruise line ship operated by Royal Caribbean   Limited (RCCL) was completed this afternoon (May 25) at the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny. The final batch of Jamaicans left the vessel this morning. The management of RCCL has reported that […]

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High-Level UN Event Will Tackle Critical Finance Issues to Address Economic Devastation Caused by COVID-19


High-Level UN Event Will Tackle Critical Finance Issues to Address Economic Devastation Caused by COVID-19

Webcast: http://webtv.un.org    NEW YORK, 26 MAY 2020 – The Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau and Andrew Holness of Canada and Jamaica, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres, will convene a special high-level event on 28 May 2020 to advance concrete solutions to the development emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Event, which will be virtual, will […]

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Government Will Improve Difficulties and Delays Experienced by Jamaicans in State Quarantine


Government Will Improve Difficulties and Delays Experienced by Jamaicans in State Quarantine

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is working toward expanding solutions for quarantine for citizens returning to Jamaica. The Prime Minister’s comment came yesterday, in a statement to the nation amid the difficulties faced by some Jamaicans, in state quarantine, including those who returned from overseas this week under the Controlled re-entry programme. The […]

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