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Government Exploring Intergenerational Mortgage Option


Government Exploring Intergenerational Mortgage Option

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that the Government is exploring the possibility of introducing an intergenerational or sixty-year mortgage programme, through the National Housing Trust (NHT). The Prime Minister was speaking on Wednesday (October 24) at the NHT Groundbreaking Ceremony for Friendship Oaks in Goshen St. Elizabeth. According to Prime Minister Holness, the proposed […]

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Infrastructural Works to Modernise Kingston – PM Holness


Infrastructural Works to Modernise Kingston – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government has moved to capitalize on infrastructural works now underway to modernise the city of Kingston. Speaking at the official opening of the ‘20 South’ residential development, on Saturday, (October 20) the Prime Minister stated that developers are seeking to make use of land in the city, therefore, the […]

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Government Strategically Planning Development – PM Holness


Government Strategically Planning Development – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says providing housing solutions is a major part of the Government’s strategic plan to decisively deal with the issue of informal settlements. Speaking at the National Housing Trust’s (NHT) handing over ceremony for Castlewood at Granville, Trelawny, the Prime Minister said the Government is making every effort to provide housing solutions […]

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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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