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Tough Penalties Under New Road Traffic Act, Prime Minister Urges Public Compliance and Urges Motorists to Settle Outstanding Tickets as There is N0 General Amnesty


Tough Penalties Under New Road Traffic Act, Prime Minister Urges Public Compliance and Urges Motorists to Settle Outstanding Tickets as There is N0 General Amnesty

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, this morning addressed the National Road Safety Council, where he outlined the transition policy for license holders who have accrued outstanding tickets. Prime Minister Holness expressed his concern that there may be members of the public who are misled to believe that a general amnesty has been granted and that they […]

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Jamaica to Implement New Road Traffic Act


Jamaica to Implement New Road Traffic Act

After wide-ranging deliberations and consultations with various government agencies and departments in relation to the implementation of the New Road Traffic Act in February of 2023, Cabinet yesterday (December 12, 2022) gave definitive instructions as it relates to the RTA’s implementation and the launch of the new Traffic Ticket Management System. Cabinet, being cognizant of […]

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Prime Minister, Commissioner of Police Meet with Senior United States Department of Justice and FBI Officials on Tackling Organized Criminal Violence and the Trafficking of Illegal Guns


Prime Minister, Commissioner of Police Meet with Senior United States Department of Justice and FBI Officials on Tackling Organized Criminal Violence and the Trafficking of Illegal Guns

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, along with the Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, met with senior officials of the United States Justice Department, which hosted a high-level meeting of law enforcement and security agencies to discuss the growing threat of transnational criminal gangs, organized criminal violence and the trafficking of illegal guns into Jamaica. […]

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Prime Minister Speaks on Criminal Gangs and Organized Transnational Crime at Congressional/Parliamentary Intelligence Security Forum in Washington D.C


Prime Minister  Speaks on Criminal Gangs and Organized Transnational Crime at Congressional/Parliamentary Intelligence Security Forum in Washington D.C

“The threat is even more urgent to small developing states, where gangs have greater capacity to capture the state” – Prime Minister Holness   Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday (December 7, 2022) used the Congressional/Parliamentary Intelligence Security Forum in Washington D.C, convened by Congressman Robert Pittenger, to draw greater attention to the growing threat of […]

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Chapelton Community Hospital Now Reopened after Major Renovations


Chapelton Community Hospital Now Reopened after Major Renovations

The Andrew Holness-led Administration is committed to changing Jamaica’s healthcare sector by increasing investments in critical infrastructure and encouraging citizens to take personal responsibility for their health Residents of Chapelton, Clarendon and neighbouring communities will no longer have to travel to the May Pen Hospital to receive health care as the Chapelton Community Hospital is […]

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