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1,250 New Student-Teachers at The Mico University College to Get Government STEM Scholarships Valued at 2.5 Billion Dollars

“If Jamaica is to accelerate our pace of growth, we will have to produce far more Math, Science and Technology capable students coming out of our secondary systems, and that all starts with teachers.” -Dr. Nigel Clarke, Minister of Finance and the Public Service ———————————————————–  One thousand two hundred and fifty student-teachers are set to […]

Prime Minister Holness Commencement Speech at Delaware State University 2024 Graduation Ceremony

Delaware State University Class of 2024 Commencement Speech Delivered by Most. Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP, PC Prime Minister of Jamaica May 10, 2024 —————————————————————————- Back home in Jamaica when we greet friends, we say wha gwaan! So, wha gwaan Delaware State! Thank you so much for that kind introduction and welcome. I feel I […]

Jamaica Declared a STEM Island

“I am pleased to declare Jamaica a STEM island with a vision of fostering innovation, driving economic growth and empowering our people to thrive in the global knowledge economy.” – Prime Minister Holness   Prime Minister Andrew Holness has proudly declared Jamaica a ‘STEM Island’. This decision signifies a commitment by the government to fostering […]

Prime Minister Holness Independence Message- Jamaica 61

When you are independent, you walk your own road to success, peace, and prosperity. Independence, therefore, begins with a road. Today I am standing on the May Pen to Williamsfield Highway, which is slated for completion at the end of August 2023. This infrastructure, like all the others currently under construction across the island, represents […]

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 […]

Alando Terrelonge

The Hon. Alando Terrelonge, MP was appointed State Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade on May 22, 2023. Prior to this, he served as Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport. Mr. Terrelonge was born to parents Winsome and Calvin Terrelonge in the small community of […]

Jamaica and China Committed to enhancing Mutually Beneficial Relationship

The Governments of Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China this morning (September 11) pledged to continue to build on the strategic partnership between both countries. The renewed commitment comes as the State Councillor and Director of the Central Foreign Affairs Office in China His Excellency Dr. Yang Jiechi met with Prime Minister Holness and […]

Pearnel Charles Jr.

The Hon. Pearnel P. Charles Jr. MP was appointed Minister of Labour and Social Security on May 22, 2023. Prior to this, he served as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries; Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation; Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade with […]