News from the OPM

PM Holness Announces Proposed COVID-19 Measures for the Christmas Period


Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced amendments to the proposed Disaster Risk Management measures for the period December 2020 to mid-January 2020. Speaking in Parliament this afternoon (November 24), Prime Minister Holness said the COVID-19 protocols must be followed over the holiday season to prevent a spike in numbers in January. “These are not normal […]

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness Addresses Parliament on the Government’s Response to Flooding caused by Tropical Storm


Prime Minister Andrew Holness Addresses Parliament on the Government’s Response to Flooding caused by Tropical Storm

Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Tuesday, November 10, addressed the Honourable House of Parliament regarding the Government’s response to the flooding caused by persistent rainfall across the length and breadth of the country. Given the persistent rainfall and predictions for further rainfall, the Government have had to be very measured in its response to date. […]

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Prime Minister Holness Welcomes New Cohort of Jamaica House Fellows


Prime Minister Holness Welcomes New Cohort of Jamaica House Fellows

Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 delivered the keynote address at the orientation for the #JamaicaHouse Fellowship Programme at Banquet Hall, Jamaica House. The Prime Minister and Government Officials welcomed the second Cohort of the programme who will spend two years as paid full-time personnel assigned to the OPM or other GOJ […]

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has Expressed Immense Sadness at the Savage Killing of Police Constable Kirkland Plummer


Prime Minister Andrew Holness has Expressed Immense Sadness at the Savage Killing of Police Constable Kirkland Plummer

Prime Minister Holness said, “My heart goes out to his wife and 3 beautiful children who are left to mourn this devastating loss; they can count on the support of the government during this truly difficult time. I also extend my deepest condolences to the rest of his family and to his colleagues in the […]

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PM Holness Congratulates the 46th President-Elect of the United States of America


PM Holness Congratulates the 46th President-Elect of the United States of America

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has extended congratulations to President-elect of the United States of America Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Mr. Biden, was announced as President-elect this morning (November 7) following the November 3, elections in the United States, making him the 46th US President. Prime Minister Holness said: “On behalf of the Government and people […]

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Government Mobilized and Prepared to Assist


Government Mobilized and Prepared to Assist

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government has mobilized resources to assist those severely impacted by the heavy rains. The Prime Minister assured the nation that as soon as there is a break in the current weather conditions, the Government will deploy resources to ensure that critical infrastructure is repaired, and residents are assisted. Speaking […]

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