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JAMAICA | PNP announces five new candidates for western Jamaica

Montego Bay, St James, January 28, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday announced five new caretaker candidates for western Jamaica at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in St James on Sunday.The Party says it is ensuring that all constituencies are outfitted with representation of the highest standards and that they have all been vetted and approved by its Integrity Commission.
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JAMAICA | JA again misses Inflation Target - PNP Concerned

KINGSTON, January 20, 2019 - The Opposition Peoples National Party is concerned that Jamaica has missed the BOJ’s inflation target for the second time this fiscal year, again triggering the requirement to consult with IMF staff on the deviation from the programme’s inflation target.

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.
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