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Troy Caine was a Reservoir of Political Historic Knowledge – PM Holness


Troy Caine was a Reservoir of Political Historic Knowledge – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed sadness at the passing of political historian and public commentator Troy Caine. Mr. Caine died yesterday (January 10). In paying tribute to Mr. Caine, Prime Minister Holness described him as an affable, humble man who was knowledgeable about Jamaica’s political history. “Troy was a reservoir of political historic knowledge. […]

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Henry Welcomes 27 Young Jamaican Engineers after Completion of High-Tech Training in China


Henry Welcomes 27 Young Jamaican Engineers after Completion of High-Tech Training in China

Some twenty-seven (27) young people have returned to the country to contribute to nation building following intensive high-tech training in advanced engineering in China. The young Jamaicans who returned to the island on Monday, December 24, now qualify for immediate employment at the Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO)-operated Alpart bauxite/alumina plant in Nain, St […]

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Security Forces Remain Committed to Safety and Security


Security Forces Remain Committed to Safety and Security

The Government of Jamaica and Security Forces remain resolute in their commitment to safety and security in the country. Prime Minister Andrew Holness and the Security Chiefs, after an intense two-day consultation meeting, reaffirmed the Government’s position on tackling crime and restoring security and safety across the island. The Prime Minister disclosed that so far, […]

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Prime Minister and Opposition Leader Hold One-On-One Discussions


Prime Minister and Opposition Leader Hold One-On-One Discussions

JOINT STATEMENT Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness and the Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Peter Phillips, this afternoon (January 2, 2019), held private discussions at Vale Royal. Both Leaders held full, frank and confidential discussions on security and crime management in Jamaica. They agreed that a meeting of teams from the Government and […]

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PM Holness Issues Critical Mandates Stemming from AG’s Report on Petrojam


PM Holness Issues Critical Mandates Stemming from AG’s Report on Petrojam

Prime Minister Holness has taken several decisive steps to address the Auditor General’s Report into the operations of the country’s oil refinery Petrojam. The Prime Minister has given key directives to Government Ministers to make changes to accountability practices arising from the Report. The mandates will take immediate effect and will be codified by the […]

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