Prime Minister Hails Accompong Town Maroons

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has hailed the Accompong Town Maroons in St. Elizabeth, noting that their togetherness is a shining example of peace for the rest of Jamaica. According to the Prime Minister, the Maroons have preserved the culture of their ancestors, using it as a guide to live in peace and harmony with each other,…

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Prime Minister’s New Year’s Message

Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Michael Holness, O.N., M.P. This is the New Year that the Lord has given us and we who have been spared to see it, rejoice and are glad in it for we stand on the threshold of new possibilities and opportunities. As a country, we were able to accomplish much in 2018: –…

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Shaw backs Chinese

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw has come out in robust defence of Chinese investments in Jamaica, telling business leaders here that criticism of such major projects as highway and road development is “irresponsible”. Pointing to road improvements now taking place across Kingston, last year’s completion of the North-South link of Highway 2000 and…

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Vaz Clarifies $75 million commitment by Government

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, has clarified a Gleaner news item, in which he was mentioned as saying that J$75 million would be committed by the Government over three years towards the implementation of a plastic bottle deposit scheme. The news item followed an address that was given by…

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