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Pressing National Issues Cause PM to Cancel Trip to CARICOM Inter-sessional


Pressing National Issues Cause PM to Cancel Trip to CARICOM Inter-sessional

Due to pressing national matters and to ensure the constitutional composition of the Cabinet of Jamaica, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness has cancelled his scheduled trip to the 31st Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, (CARICOM) underway in Barbados. Prime Minister Holness presided over the meeting of the Cabinet […]

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PM Holness Departs for Missouri University for Black History Month Lecture Series


PM Holness Departs for Missouri University for Black History Month Lecture Series

Prime Minister Andrew Holness left the island this morning for an international lecture series for Black History Month beginning at the Missouri University (MU) in Colombia, United States. Prime Minister Holness will lead a discussion on the Economic Development in Jamaica as well as a lecture on the Democracy in Jamaica and the Caribbean. Ahead of […]

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SOE Now in Effect for Eastern Kingston


SOE  Now in Effect for Eastern Kingston

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a State of Emergency (SOE) for the Kingston Eastern Police Division. The Prime Minister said that acting on a recommendation of the leadership of the security forces he has petitioned the Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen, to declare the State of Public Emergency in the police division. In that […]

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Government Proactively Develops Port Royal


Government Proactively Develops Port Royal

The Government of Jamaica will move to implement the Greater Infrastructure Development Programme (GIDP) on the conclusion of the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MIDP). According to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, the GIDP will be used to promote productivity, connectivity, and protection of the environment. With the GIDP, the Government will also maximize the utilization of […]

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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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