Speeches by the Prime Minister

STATEMENT BY PRIME MINISTER ANDREW HOLNESS, FOR THE FIRST AFRICA-CARICOM SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT


FIRST AFRICA-CARICOM SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT 7TH SEPTEMBER 2021 Theme: UNITY ACROSS CONTINENTS AND OCEANS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEEPENING INTEGRATION Mr. Chairman (and Brother Uhuru Kenyatta) Your Excellencies Friends Good morning and good afternoon. I am truly honoured to address this historic inaugural Africa-CARICOM Summit, a timely dialogue which can only strengthen our fraternal […]

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Statement on COVID-19 Measures by The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, PC, MP, Prime Minister To the Houses of Parliament Jamaica Conference Centre on Tuesday, November 24, 2020


Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. Madam Deputy Speaker, I wanted to update Parliament on the proposed measures for December 2020 prior to the enactment of the new Orders under the Disaster Risk Management Act.  We must take measures now to continue our measured, evidence-based, proportionate and situationally appropriate risk-based management approach to the pandemic.   […]

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Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, PC, MP Prime Minister of Jamaica At the Handing Over of Tablets to Calabar Infant and Primary on May 14, 2021


Good morning again. Now, let me acknowledge Councillor Rosalie Hamilton. You’re a longstanding councillor, you’ve been in this area representing for more than 20 years Rosie; very good, longstanding, and faithful councillor. Let me acknowledge the principal and vice-principal of your school. Let me acknowledge the Superintendent who is doing an amazing job and her […]

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Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness at United States of America Virtual Leaders’ Summit on Climate Session 2 on Thursday, April 22, 2021


The Honourable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of the United States of America, Excellencies and colleagues Happy Earth Day! The need for meaningful climate action has never been greater. Jamaica is heartened that the United States has re-joined the Paris Agreement – an important expression of global solidarity for climate action.  We are also greatly […]

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Virtual Launch of HEART Trust/ NSTA & Cisco Networking Academy


The Managing Director of HEART NSTA,  The Trust representatives And partners of the private sector and Civil Society and the public sector  Representatives of the media, Ladies and gentlemen, good morning.  The COVID-19 pandemic has very clearly highlighted that, to strengthen our resilience as a country, we need to reconfigure and transform our economy. In […]

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