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PM Holness Reassures Representatives of Umbrella Group of Churches, PSOJ, JCC, JMEA and NIA of Government’s Commitment to Accountability and Anti-Corruption


PM Holness Reassures Representatives of Umbrella Group of Churches, PSOJ, JCC, JMEA and NIA of Government’s Commitment to Accountability and Anti-Corruption

Prime Minister Andrew Holness this morning (July 31) met with representatives of the Umbrella Group of Churches, the Private Sector Organisation (PSOJ), the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) and National Integrity Action (NIA), following a letter from the group raising concerns on a range of governance matters. The Prime Minister met with the representatives […]

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No Interim Chair of SMA Board – All Boards at Ministry of Science and Technology Summoned


No Interim Chair of SMA Board – All Boards at Ministry of Science and Technology Summoned

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) wishes to make clear that there has been no determination as to the leadership of the Spectrum Management Authority (SMA) Board. The Government is currently in a process of review of all Boards of the Ministry of Science and Technology. In this regard, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has […]

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Jamaica and CARICOM Open to Greater Partnerships – PM Holness


Jamaica and CARICOM Open to Greater Partnerships – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has pointed to four critical challenges that should be addressed on multiple fronts by global leaders. During his historic address to world leaders at the 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, today (Friday July 27), Prime Minister Holness said leaders should enhance productivity, engage in trade, address climate change and ensure social protection, inclusion and empowerment of people. The Prime Minister said focussing […]

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Local Government Must Provide the Highest Quality Service – PM Holness


Local Government Must Provide the Highest Quality Service – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Local Government has a special role to play in delivering critical services that directly impact the quality of life. The Prime Minister was addressing the inaugural Local Government Conference in Montego Bay St. James today (July 17) under the theme “Strengthening Responsiveness and Accountability within the local Governance Framework.” Prime […]

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Government Proactive In Dealing with Issues of Accountability & Transparency – PM Holness


Government Proactive In Dealing with Issues of Accountability & Transparency – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is very ardent in developing and maintaining an anti-corruption framework. The Prime Minister said based on issues emerging at Petrojam, he has engaged in a “process of discovery”. Prime Minister Holness was responding to questions posed by journalists this morning (July 10) following a personal presentation to the […]

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