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JAMAICA | Holness refuses to bow despite GG's intervention in row with Judiciary

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.
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JAMAICA | PJ urges a JA priority agenda in discussion with Tillerson

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.

JAMAICA | State of Emergency Extended in St. James until May 2

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.

JAMAICA | Despite warning, Holness intent on Special Operation Zones

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.”
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