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Major Infrastructure Development Projects, A Legacy for the Next Generation -PM Holness


Major Infrastructure Development Projects, A Legacy for the Next Generation -PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the major infrastructure development projects being undertaken by the Government are designed to not only to improve traffic flow but also to improve productivity and address issues of safety and security. The Prime Minister was speaking earlier today (June 1) on a tour of the major infrastructure improvement projects in […]

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Government must work in partnership with the voluntary sector – PM Holness


Government must work in partnership with the voluntary sector – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says volunteerism is an important part of national development. Speaking at the Kiwanis Eastern Canada and Caribbean District Convention in Montego Bay recently, the Prime Minister stressed that a stronger partnership between the Government and the private sector including service groups, is needed across the region to improve the quality of […]

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NIDS Is A Most Important Advancement in Modernising Jamaica


NIDS Is A Most Important Advancement in Modernising Jamaica

The National Identification System is one of the most important advancements in the effort to modernise Jamaica. It will ensure that all Jamaicans have access to a universally accepted, secure and efficient system of identity verification. It will also make transactions and access to services easier for all citizens allowing the government to adequately plan […]

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Statement on Seizure of High Powered Weapons by the Security Forces in St. James


Statement on Seizure of High Powered Weapons by the Security Forces in St. James

Earlier today (May 4) in the Ramble/Bogue Hill area of St. James, the joint security forces recovered four (4) M16 assault rifles, magazines, ammunition and marked ballistics vests. This cache of military-grade weaponry gives a clear indication of the destructive capabilities of gangs and dons to wage war on our civilian population and our security […]

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