Speeches by the Prime Minister

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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Remarks By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness At the Opening of the IDB New Energy Efficient GREEN Building


The president of the Inter- American Development Bank Group and Therese Turner-Jones my other good friend, the General Manager for the Caribbean Country Department of the IDB Dr The Honourable Ambassador Nigel Clarke, MP, Minister of Finance and the Public Service and also my good friend My other good friend The Right Reverend Howard Gregory […]

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Remarks By The Most Hon. Andrew Holness at the Special Luncheon in Honour of His Excellency, Miguel Diaz Canel, President of the Republic of Cuba


REMARKS PREPARED FOR THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY, THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAMAICA, THE MOST HONOURABLE ANDREW HOLNESS, MP ON THE OCCASION OF THE SPECIAL LUNCHEON HELD IN HONOUR OF HIS EXCELLENCY MR.  MIGUEL DIAZ CANEL-BERMUDEZ, PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCILS OF STATE AND MINISTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA ON THE MARGINS OF THE […]

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Remarks By The Most Hon. Andrew Holness at the Swearing-In Ceremony For the Installation Of The New President Of The Caribbean Court Of Justice


REMARKS BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAMAICA, THE MOST HONOURABLE ANDREW HOLNESS, O.N, M.P FOR SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR THE INSTALLATION OF THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE ADRIAN DUDLEY SAUNDERS AS PRESIDENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE  KINGSTON WEDNESDAY 4TH JULY 2018   Your Excellencies, the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, Governor-General and the Most Honourable […]

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Remarks By The Most Hon. Andrew Holness at the Opening Ceremony of the 39th Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government Conference for CARICOM


OPENING STATEMENT BY THE MOST HONOURABLE ANDREW HOLNESS ON, MP PRIME MINISTER OF JAMAICA AND CHAIRMAN OF THE CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) DELIVERED AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE THIRTY-NINTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA 4TH JULY 2018     Your Excellencies  the  Most  Honourable  Sir […]

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Address By The Most Honourable Andrew Holness ON, MP Prime Minister At the Jamaica Investment Forum On June 13, 2018


I have the distinct honour of saying welcome to Jamaica for all our first-time investors and visitors. Your presence at this forum signals that we are strengthening confidence in Jamaica’s business environment. The Jamaica Investment Forum represents one of Jamaica’s key initiatives designed to secure new investors and cement the decisions of investors who have […]

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