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Billion Dollar Upgrading Works to be undertaken on the Greater Mandeville Water Supply System


Billion Dollar Upgrading Works to be undertaken on the Greater Mandeville Water Supply System

Minister with responsibility for water, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. says the National Housing Trust will undertake works estimated at JM$1.0 Billion to improve the Greater Mandeville Water Supply system. Minister Charles made the announcement yesterday (Thursday, April 11) while at the ground-breaking ceremony for Perth Estate Phase 1A. “The scope of works will […]

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Inter-Agency Collaboration Will Improve Efficiency – Minister Charles


Inter-Agency Collaboration Will Improve Efficiency – Minister Charles

Minister with responsibility for Water, Housing and Infrastructure, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. says strategic alignment and collaboration across agencies will improve efficiency and provide sustainable solutions. At a Heads of Agencies meeting, held on Tuesday (April 9) at Jamaica House, Minister Charles Jr. encouraged full inter-agency collaboration. “Connectivity of agencies is critical. Agencies […]

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PM Announces Addition to Cabinet


PM Announces Addition to Cabinet

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced the immediate appointment of Senator Pearnel Charles Jr. as Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC). Senator Charles Jr. was the State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade. Prime Minister Holness today (March 25) asked Governor General Sir Patrick […]

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Careful Consideration Given to Reduce NHT Interest Rates


Careful Consideration Given to Reduce NHT Interest Rates

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says careful consideration was given to reduce the National Housing Trust’s (NHT) interest rates. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement while speaking yesterday (March 21) at the groundbreaking of another multi-storey development known as “The Cambridge” in Kingston. The Prime Minister assured the public that the NHT would not be […]

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Time To Take a Strategic Position of Redeveloping Kingston – PM Holness


Time To Take a Strategic Position of Redeveloping Kingston – PM Holness

The Government continues to take strategic steps to transform the city of Kingston. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the declaration yesterday (March 21) as he addressed the groundbreaking of another multi-storey housing development in Kingston. The Prime Minister asserted that the decision to develop and modernise Kingston is a means of encouraging more people into […]

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NHT Loan Limit Increase


NHT Loan Limit Increase

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a raft of improvements and adjustments, which will give greater access to homeownership for National Housing Trust (NHT) contributors. The Prime Minister has announced the increase in: Loan Limit Reduced Interest Rates on NHT mortgages Intergenerational mortgages Increase in Construction Loan Limit for NHT lots   The NHT has […]

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Jamaica Mourns with New Zealand – PM Holness


Jamaica Mourns with New Zealand – PM Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has described as a horrible tragedy, the attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. Forty-nine people were killed, and 48 others seriously injured early this morning (Friday, March 15) in New Zealand when at least two gunmen opened fire at a mosque. Prime Minister Holness has condemned the deadly shooting, asserting that terrorism […]

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