Speeches by the Prime Minister

Remarks by the Most Honourable Andrew Holness at the Official Opening of the S Hotel (Spanish Court) Montego Bay


Thank you for your direction of the ceremony so far. Let me assure everyone that my presentation will be brief and therefore I’m expecting to have your full attention. Let me thank Reverend Burchell McPherson for offering the prayers, good to see you again father. Their Excellencies, The Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen and Lady Allen […]

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Remarks By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness at the Official Opening of Montego Bay Free Zone Company Limited Data Entry Building No. 7


Madam Director of Protocol and Ceremony, Ms Gloria Henry Reverend Peter Burnett, Thank you for your prayers The Honourable Karl Samuda, the Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Mrs Marlene Malahoo-Forte, Attorney General and Member of Parliament for the constituency in which we are now, Mr Mark Hart, Chairman […]

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Remarks by The Most Honourable Andrew Holness at the Official Launch of Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project


Thank you very much Dermon and may I offer you congratulations on your new appointment as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Since I made it the recommendation for the appointment I know that you will do a good job. I want to thank Mrs Myers for her fervent prayers […]

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PM Holness Remarks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Conference of Executive Management and Heads of Mission


The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister of Jamaica  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Conference of Executive Management and Heads of Mission   Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Jamaica Pegasus Hotel   Salutations: Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator the Honourable Pearnel Charles, Jnr, […]

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PM Holness Remarks at Caribbean Water & Waste Water Association 27th Annual Conference


The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, MP Prime Minister at the Caribbean Water & Waste Water Association Conference On October 8, 2018   Thank you very much madam master of ceremonies Marline Stephenson Let me apologize for my voice, I got wet. Yes, we’re at a water conference so you understand. Mr Alphonsus Daniel, President […]

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The Government’s Measures to Regulate Specific Categories of Plastic Packaging Materials


Presentation by the Hon. Daryl Vaz, MP  on the Government’s measures to regulate specific categories of plastic packaging materials at a Press Conference, Monday, September 17, 2018 in the Banquet Hall at 9 am   It is now universally accepted that Small Island Developing States (SIDS), such as Jamaica, are particularly vulnerable to global environmental […]

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Remarks By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness Tour of South Jamaica Power Company OH190MW Project Renaissance


It was very heart-warming to enter the plant this morning and see the many Jamaicans coming to work. These kinds of infrastructure projects, though they use quite a bit of foreign exchange, they generate significant employment and just interacting with the labour force on the site here, tells me that the management of the construction […]

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