PM Holness Calls on CARICOM to Build on Successes

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has called on CARICOM leaders to act decisively, take action and build on the successes of the 39th Heads of Government of CARICOM Conference. Making his address as the outgoing Chairman of CARICOM in Basseterre St. Kitts this morning (February 26) Prime Minister Holness said the regional group must act decisively to strategically seize opportunities that…

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Partnerships Do More to Raise More – PM Holness

  Prime Minister Andrew Holness is encouraging greater transformation of educational institutions through stronger partnerships particularly past students’ associations. Acknowledging that the budgetary allocation of Government to schools is limited, the Prime Minister noted that Associations can assist with specific projects at the institutions. “What the Government gives to the education system, certainly to the traditional high schools is…

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Chalky Hill & Infant School Receive Water Tank Repairs

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Karl Samuda (2nd from left) discusses recent repairs to the water storage tanks at the Chalky Hill Primary and Infant School in St. Ann with Managing Director of Rural Water Supply Limited, Audley Thompson (left) during a tour of the school on Friday, February 15. They…

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HM Vaz Meets With Ambassador

Caption: Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation in discussion with Spanish Ambassador, H.E. Josep Bosch Bessa. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, met recently with Spanish Ambassador, H.E. Josep Bosch Bessa, and members of the TSK Group out of Spain, at Jamaica House.   The…

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Reduction of plastic waste

Statement by Hon. Daryl Vaz, MP Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (Land, Environment, Investment and Climate Change) on Reduction of plastic waste: Implementation of a Deposit Refund Scheme for Plastic Bottles in the Houses of Parliament Tuesday, February 5, 2019 In my Sectoral Presentation to the Parliament earlier this financial year, I…

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New Hotel to Offer Further Boost to Employment

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the latest Spanish investment in Jamaica will offer over a thousand job opportunities for Jamaicans.   Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for Ocean Coral Spring Hotel, Prime Minister Holness expressed gratitude to the Spanish investors for considering Jamaica as the destination of choice for investment.   “In a few months we will have a new…

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Parliament Approves Extension of ZOSO

Parliament has approved the extension of the Zones of Special Operations in Mount Salem, St. James and Denham Town, Kingston. Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday (Tuesday, February 5) sought and received the approval of Parliament for the extension of the two zones for a further sixty (60) days. Prime Minister Holness told the Parliament that the security measures in…

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