Speeches by the Prime Minister

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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Statement on Damage from Tropical Storm Zeta – Prime Minister Andrew Holness


To the Houses of Parliament At Jamaica Conference Centre on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm Thank you, Madam Speaker. Thank you, members, for obliging me to make this presentation. Madam Speaker as is our practice our statements will be provided to the leader of opposition business and the opposition spokesperson, I believe that […]

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