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Use Digital Platforms to Share Information on Criminals – PM Holness


Use Digital Platforms to Share Information on Criminals – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling on all Jamaicans including members of the Church community to utilise all platforms including digital, to share information on criminals. According to the Prime Minister, the Government is on a quest to reduce crime however the strategies will not be successful without information by the public. In that regard, […]

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Miss World 2019, Toni-Ann Singh named Ambassador-at-large for Jamaica


Miss World 2019, Toni-Ann Singh named Ambassador-at-large for Jamaica

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that the Government has granted Miss World 2019, Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh Diplomatic passport which enables her to travel the world with the blessing of the country. Miss Singh was named Ambassador-at-large for Jamaica. Prime Minister Holness made the announcement yesterday morning (December 23) during a courtesy call at the Office of the Prime Minister. According to the Prime Minister, Miss Singh will be an excellent Ambassador for Jamaica and the Miss World Organisation. Miss Singh, 23, […]

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PM Holness Donates $1-Million to the Bustamante Hospital for Children


PM Holness Donates $1-Million to the Bustamante Hospital for Children

Prime Minister Andrew Holness made a donation of one million dollars to the Bustamante Hospital for Children during a tour and toy distribution visit to the facility yesterday (Monday, December 22). According to Prime Minister Holness, the donation is much needed to assist with the purchase of monitors for the hospital. The Donation was made through his Positive Jamaica Foundation. In that regard, the Prime Minister also used the opportunity to get a first-hand view of the needs of the hospital which is the only one of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean. “It is […]

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KATCC Reopens with Newly Upgraded Air Traffic Equipment


KATCC Reopens with Newly Upgraded Air Traffic Equipment

Jamaica has upgraded equipment used to monitor air traffic at the Kingston Air Traffic Control Centre (KATCC). Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the recent improvements come at an opportune time to meet the demands of continuous air traffic volume expansion and rapid technological advancements. The Prime Minister’s comments came while speaking at the official reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the KATCC on Wednesday (December 18). “In an environment of continuous air traffic volume expansion, […]

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Technology Driven Lengthman Programme to Reduce Road Maintenance Cost


Technology Driven Lengthman Programme to Reduce Road Maintenance Cost

Prime Minister Holness says the Government will create a technology-driven maintenance programme to reduce road maintenance cost. The programme will result in a system of preventative maintenance rather than corrective maintenance. The Prime Minister’s comments came today (November 27) while speaking at a courtesy call with the Junior Mayors at Banquet Hall, Jamaica House. According […]

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Government on the Mark for ICT Upgrade


Government on the Mark for ICT Upgrade

The Government of Jamaica is upgrading its Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure systems across the public sector. Speaking in Parliament yesterday (Tuesday, November 26), Prime Minister Holness said the Government is committed to strengthening the public sector systems to enable better service delivery to the people of Jamaica. “Our people deserve the best and this […]

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Government Committed to Protecting Children from all Forms of Violence and Exploitation- PM Holness


Government Committed to Protecting Children from all Forms of Violence and Exploitation- PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has asserted that the Government is committed to protecting children from all forms of violence and exploitation. The Prime Minster made the declaration on the occasion of the historic presentation in Parliament yesterday (November 19) by children. The presentations were made by Ngozi, Keino, Tafari, and Shaneille in celebration of the […]

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Be Vigilant in Protecting Your Children from Harm – Urges PM Holness


Be Vigilant in Protecting Your Children from Harm – Urges PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expressing deep sadness following the death of two young boys; Javinchie Palmer and Tyler McLeod, who tragically died after fire on Friday night razed their home in the community of Paradise in Norwood St. James. Prime Minister Holness continues to reiterate the need for greater parental supervision and protection of […]

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Prime Minister Holness Makes his First Official Working Visit to China


Prime Minister Holness Makes his First Official Working Visit to China

Prime Minister Andrew Holness departed the island this afternoon (Friday, November 1) for an eight-day, official working visit to the People’s Republic of China. Prime Minister Holness will have a packed agenda, which will take him to four key cities in China including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Beijing. The official working visit is highlighted by […]

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