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JAMAICA | PNP Opposes PDVSA Expropriation, Sends Wrong Signal to Investors

KINGSTON, Jamaica. January 8, 2019: The Opposition PNP says the Government’s intention to expropriate Venezuela’s 49% shareholding in Petrojam will cause ripple effects in the local and international investor community for some time as this hostile approach is uncharacteristic of Jamaica, and may, in fact, be detrimental to our future negotiating capacity with other foreign investors.

JAMAICA | Holness playing Politics with National Security says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica. December 31, 2018: Opposition Leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr. Peter Phillips has responded to a statement from Prime Minister Andrew Holness which indicated that a meeting with the Opposition would be a waste of time "given the negative response of the Opposition Leader to his letter of invitation to discuss the states of emergency."

JAMAICA | Chuck’s statement emboldens criminals - PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 21, 2018: People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Justice, Senator Donna Scott Mottley, has rejected claims by Justice Minister Delroy Chuck that the police are not able to cordon and search for extended periods and that the measures available to the police will not “send any signal to criminals that they are under constant watch”.

JAMAICA |Citizens' rights must be protected says Phillips

KINGSTON, December 13, 2018 - The Parliamentary Opposition says it is aware of the political implications of its decision to vote against an extension to the States of Public Emergency, however, it is the right thing to do. Security measures that currently obtain under the state of emergency (SOE) can continue, but without infringing on the rights of citizens.

JAMAICA | Opposition vote against extending States of Emergency - Private Sector Concerned

KINGSTON, December 12, 2018 - Jamaica's major private sector organizations want to meet with the government and the opposition People's National Party (PNP) to address concerns and review the issues surrounding the decision to end the states of public emergency, following last night's vote against the extension of the states of public emergency (SOEs) in St James, St Catherine North and sections of the Corporate Area.

JAMAICA | Gov't Must Come Clean on PEP says Thwaites

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 23, 2018: The People's National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of Education, Rev Ronald Thwaites, says the government must come clean on the challenges facing the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations, as the future of the nation's children is at stake.
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