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After 56 Years, It is Time For Jamaica to Reinvent Itself – PM Holness


After 56 Years, It is Time For Jamaica to Reinvent Itself – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says it is time for transformative action within Jamaica after 56 years of Independence. Speaking at the opening of Houses of Parliament Design Exhibition at the Jamaica Conference Centre (JCC) yesterday (October 10), Prime Minister Holness underscored the need for an improvement in Jamaica’s infrastructure, buildings and public spaces. “If it […]

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PM Holness to Co-Chair UN Climate Change Financing Initiative


PM Holness to Co-Chair UN Climate Change Financing Initiative

Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness has, together with the President of France Emmanuel Macron, been asked by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, to lead a political initiative to mobilise Climate Financing to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The invitation to mobilize Government and private sector to […]

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Economic Independence Will Secure Our Resilience


Economic Independence Will Secure Our Resilience

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has told world leaders that while Small Island Developing States (SIDS) continue to strengthen partnerships around the world, economic independence will ultimately secure resilience for all SIDS. Addressing the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City today (September 27), Prime Minister Holness noted Jamaica and other […]

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PM Holness Reassures the Diaspora in New York on Crime Reduction Strategies


PM Holness Reassures the Diaspora in New York on Crime Reduction Strategies

Prime Minister Andrew Holness last night (Tuesday, September 25) engaged Jamaicans living in New York City in the United States of America. Prime Minister Holness is in New York to attend and participate in the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The Prime Minister used the opportunity to meet with the Diaspora […]

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PM Holness and Minister Tufton to Launch Caribbean Moves at UNGA


PM Holness and Minister Tufton to Launch Caribbean Moves at UNGA

Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Health Minister Dr Hon. Christopher Tufton are expected to launch Caribbean Moves at the 73rd Session of the United General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City, United States. Minister Tufton is also part of the Government’s delegation to UNGA. His mission is to champion Jamaica’s response to NCDs through Jamaica […]

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PM Holness Appeals to Global Leaders to Commit to Peaceful Coalitions


PM Holness Appeals to Global Leaders to Commit to Peaceful Coalitions

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling for the unification of leaders across the world for peace. Addressing the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in the precincts of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America (USA) today (Monday, September 24), Prime Minister Holness underscored the importance of Nelson Mandela’s role in promoting […]

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PM Holness Announces State of Public Emergency for Sections of Kingston


PM Holness Announces State of Public Emergency for Sections of Kingston

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced the declaration of a State of Public Emergency within specific boundaries encompassing parts of the Kingston Central, Kingston Western and St. Andrew South Police Divisions, effective today (September 23). The areas affected are: Central Downtown (Market & Business Districts) Denham Town Greenwich town Hannah Town Jones Town Tivoli Gardens […]

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