KINGSTON, FEB. 22, 2018 - Despite the intervention of the Governor General in the controversy surrounding the appointment of an acting Chief Justice, by convening a tripartite meeting among representatives of the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of the Government there is yet to be an acceptable outcome from the Prime Minister.
KINGSTON, February 1, 2018 - Former Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has intimated that with the visit to the island of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to promote the US agenda in Latin America next Thursday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness should place on the table for discussion, Jamaica’s priority issues regarding Jamaica-US relations.
KINGSTON, Jan 31, 2018 - The Opposition Peoples National Party yesterday agreed to support the government's initiation to extend the state of public emergency established 14 days ago in St. James, for another three months, due to the violence prevailing in the streets of that parish located in the west of the country.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 5, CMC – The Jamaica government has described as “wanton and heartless” the terrorist acts in Britain over the last weekend that resulted in the deaths of at least seven people and injury to more than 50.
KINGSTON, April 21, 2017 - Despite stridently cogent objections from the Opposition, and the referral of the proposed legislation to a Joint Select Committee for review, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says baseline work for the proposed Special Security Operation Zones is going ahead “even while we await the enforcement of the Act.”
KINGSTON, Jamaica March 22, 2017 | Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has announced that the National Housing Trust (NHT) plans to write more than 8,000 new loans at a value of $17.8 billion for the 2017/18 financial year, as it unveils increased benefits for low-income earners.