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Our Children Must be Given Due Regard & Respect – PM Holness


Our Children Must be Given Due Regard & Respect – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the wellbeing of the country’s children must be given due respect and regard. Addressing the launch of Workers’ Week and Labor Day under the theme “Child Safety…It’s You, It’s Me, It’s All Ah We”, Prime Minister Holness underscored that children require special safeguards and care, including legal protection. The Prime […]

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PM Holness Announces State of Public Emergency in the Western Parishes of St. James, Hanover and Westmoreland


PM Holness Announces State of Public Emergency in the Western Parishes of St. James, Hanover and Westmoreland

Prime Minister Andrew Holness today (April 30) announced the declaration of a State of Public Emergency comprising all areas of the western parishes of St James, Hanover and Westmoreland effective immediately. The announcement was made during an emergency press conference at Jamaica House. The Prime Minister said: “After careful consideration and review of the crime […]

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Good Economic Performance Strengthens Partnership with World Bank – PM Holness


Good Economic Performance Strengthens Partnership with World Bank – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says good management of the economy has caused further investment by the World Bank. In that regard, Jamaica has secured an additional US$140 million dollars in funding support from the Bank. Speaking during a joint media briefing yesterday (April 30) with Mr Axel van Trotsenburg, the new World Bank Vice President […]

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Government to Make Further Investments in National Security – PM Holness


Government to Make Further Investments in National Security – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared that increased investments will be made to improve national security. Speaking on Friday (April 26) at the opening of the new Lathbury Barracks Offices and Accommodation at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Up Park Camp, Prime Minister Holness said the Government is recalibrating its efforts to restore order by […]

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