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Prime Minister Makes Administrative Changes


Prime Minister Makes Administrative Changes

Since taking over the Energy, and Science and Technology Portfolios in July 2018, significant policy, governance and administrative advances have been made. Through the Energy Portfolio, government’s strategic policy goal of providing real assets to private citizens and entities through listing on the Jamaican Stock Market has begun to take shape with the imminent initial […]

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New Hotel to Offer Further Boost to Employment – PM Holness


New Hotel to Offer Further Boost to Employment – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the latest Spanish investment in Jamaica will offer over a thousand job opportunities for Jamaicans. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for Ocean Coral Spring Hotel, Prime Minister Holness expressed gratitude to the Spanish investors for considering Jamaica as the destination of choice for investment. “In a few months we will have […]

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Clarification by the Permanent Secretary – Office of the Prime Minister Regarding a Forensic Audit of Oil Losses – Petrojam Limited.


Clarification by the Permanent Secretary – Office of the Prime Minister Regarding a Forensic Audit of Oil Losses – Petrojam Limited.

KEY POINTS: Petrojam is not being asked to undertake a forensic audit or appoint a forensic auditor. No Terms of Reference has been finalized or approved by the Prime Minister. TOR has to go through a review process involving the OPM, the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service and other persons or entities as […]

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Troy Caine was a Reservoir of Political Historic Knowledge – PM Holness


Troy Caine was a Reservoir of Political Historic Knowledge – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed sadness at the passing of political historian and public commentator Troy Caine. Mr. Caine died yesterday (January 10). In paying tribute to Mr. Caine, Prime Minister Holness described him as an affable, humble man who was knowledgeable about Jamaica’s political history. “Troy was a reservoir of political historic knowledge. […]

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Henry Welcomes 27 Young Jamaican Engineers after Completion of High-Tech Training in China


Henry Welcomes 27 Young Jamaican Engineers after Completion of High-Tech Training in China

Some twenty-seven (27) young people have returned to the country to contribute to nation building following intensive high-tech training in advanced engineering in China. The young Jamaicans who returned to the island on Monday, December 24, now qualify for immediate employment at the Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO)-operated Alpart bauxite/alumina plant in Nain, St […]

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Security Forces Remain Committed to Safety and Security


Security Forces Remain Committed to Safety and Security

The Government of Jamaica and Security Forces remain resolute in their commitment to safety and security in the country. Prime Minister Andrew Holness and the Security Chiefs, after an intense two-day consultation meeting, reaffirmed the Government’s position on tackling crime and restoring security and safety across the island. The Prime Minister disclosed that so far, […]

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