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Government Extends DRM Orders and Adjusts Weekend Curfew Restrictions


Government Extends DRM Orders and Adjusts Weekend Curfew Restrictions

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a three-week extension to the measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act. The orders will now expire on May 4, 2021. Speaking on Tuesday (April 13) in Parliament, Prime Minister Holness noted that the infection prevention and control measures that the Government has implemented have significantly contributed to a […]

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Government Extends DRM Orders and Adjusts Weekend Curfew Restrictions


Government Extends DRM Orders and Adjusts Weekend Curfew Restrictions

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a three-week extension to the measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act. The orders will now expire on May 4, 2021. Speaking yesterday (April 13) in Parliament, Prime Minister Holness noted that the infection prevention and control measures that the Government has implemented have significantly contributed to a decline […]

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Jamaica Ready to Provide Support to St. Vincent and the Grenadines – Prime Minister Holness


Jamaica Ready to Provide Support to St. Vincent and the Grenadines – Prime Minister Holness

In light of the increased threatening activity of the La Soufriere volcano, Prime Minister Andrew Holness today, spoke with Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, to express solidarity with the government and people of St Vincent and the Grenadines during this challenging time and to assure him of Jamaica’s readiness to provide assistance. Prime Minister Gonsalves outlined […]

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Leaders of UN Initiative Committed to Global Recovery from the Negative Economic Impacts of COVID-19


Leaders of UN Initiative Committed to Global Recovery from the Negative Economic Impacts of COVID-19

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres had important discussions concerning the pandemic’s devastating impacts on vulnerable economies and developing countries. They discussed debt and liquidity issues and the unique challenges faced by Small Island Developing States, which are highly prone to the devastating effects […]

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PM Holness Urges Compliance with COVID-19 Measures to Avoid Stricter Restrictions


PM  Holness Urges Compliance with COVID-19 Measures to Avoid Stricter Restrictions

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has issued a strong warning to the public to take greater responsibility,  now more than ever, as the number of positive COVID-19 cases increases. Speaking during a Press Conference yesterday evening (March 8), Prime Minister Holness says “New measures will come into play if citizens do not act responsibly”.  In a […]

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Jamaica Has Lost a Pioneer in Reggae – PM Holness


Jamaica Has Lost a Pioneer in Reggae – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed sadness at the death of legendary Reggae singer, songwriter Neville “Bunny Wailer, ”Livingston. Neville Livingston died this morning while in Hospital. He was 73 years old. Affectionately called “Jah B”, he was a founding member of the Wailers which included the Honourable Robert Nesta Marley and Peter Tosh. Considered […]

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