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Prime Minister Holness Meets with Premier of the Cayman Islands


Prime Minister Holness Meets with Premier of the Cayman Islands

Kingston, Jamaica: Prime Minister Andrew Holness earlier this week (August 7) held discussions at the Office of the Prime Minister, with a high-level delegation from the Government of the Cayman Islands, led by Honourable Alden McLaughlin, Premier and Minister for Employment and Border Control; Community Affairs and International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs. The […]

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NPC Agrees on Establishment of Articulated & Dedicated Monitoring & Reporting Mechanism


NPC Agrees on Establishment of Articulated & Dedicated Monitoring & Reporting Mechanism

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that the National Partnership Council (NPC) has agreed on a methodology to monitor the implementation of special measures on safety and security. The Government has announced Zones of Special Operations (ZOSO) and State of Emergencies in the western tri-parish region of Westmoreland, Hanover and St. James and in St. […]

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Government Confident in Anti-Corruption Framework to Build Transparent Institutions


Government Confident in Anti-Corruption Framework to Build Transparent Institutions

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he is confident in the established anti-corruption framework aimed at deterring corruption. The Prime Minister says the country’s independence mission, is to ensure the building of institutions that are open to scrutiny and accountability. Prime Minister Holness made the statement during his National Independence Message. “I am confident that with […]

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Government Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting the Cockpit Country


Government Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting the Cockpit Country

The Government remains committed to protecting the environment, in particular, the Cockpit Country. Prime Minister Holness reaffirmed the Government’s stance on protecting and preserving the Cockpit Country during his national independence address. The Prime Minister underscored that only environmentally sustainable projects will be pursued. “Based on the technical advice of the experts and after consultations, […]

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Government signs MOUs with the Republic of Kenya


Government signs MOUs with the Republic of Kenya

The Government of Jamaica and the Republic of Kenya together on Monday (August 5) signed agreements to facilitate closer bi-lateral relations. Prime Minister Andrew Holness has welcomed the signing of three Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between Jamaica and the Republic of Kenya in the areas of Sports, Culture, and Heritage, Political Consultation and Tourism. “Our […]

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Prime Minister Holness Congratulates New UK PM Boris Johnson


Prime Minister Holness Congratulates New UK PM Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has extended congratulations to the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Boris Johnson. Mr Johnson was appointed today (July 24) following the resignation of Theresa May. Prime Minister Holness dispatched a congratulatory diplomatic letter to Mr Johnson. “Your assumption of the leadership comes at a critical time for the […]

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President of Kenya to Celebrate Jamaica’s 57th Independence


President of Kenya to Celebrate Jamaica’s 57th Independence

The Government of Jamaica is pleased to announce that His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, will pay a State Visit to Jamaica as special guest for the nation’s 57th Anniversary of Independence celebrations. The President will be accompanied by First Lady, Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta and an official delegation. The visit […]

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