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JAMAICA | Don't blame the PNP for a failed crime strategy

Kingston, Jamaica, February 25, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) says it rejects as supercilious remarks by National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang, blaming new murders in St. James on the PNP's decision not to support an extension of the State of Public Emergency (SOE).

JAMAICA | PNP Alarmed at increased violence against women

Kingston, Jamaica, February 19, 2019:  People’s National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of Gender Affairs, Sports and Information, Ms Natalie Neita, M.P., is alarmed at the increased level of violence against women in the home and is calling on the government to introduce a programme to assist ‘at-risk’ families with coping mechanisms to lessen the frequency of domestic violence, which often results in horrific fatalities.

JAMAICA | PNP Condemns Killing of Former PNP Cllr Madge Morris

Kingston, Jamaica, February 10, 2019: The President of the People’s National Party, Dr. Peter Phillips, M.P., and the entire leadership of the Party are expressing shock and sadness by the news of the tragic death of former PNP Councillor Madge Morris for the White Horses Division in St Thomas.
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JAMAICA | Opposition wants action to calm the foreign exchange market

KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 1, 2019: The Opposition People’s National Party is calling on the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Bank of Jamaica immediately to address the continuing severe shortage of supply of US Dollars which has plagued the local foreign exchange market over the past three weeks and has caused the ongoing rapid devaluation of the Jamaican Dollar.

JAMAICA | Govt must act in the interest of sugar workers in Clarendon, St Thomas

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 28, 2019: Opposition Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Fenton Ferguson is calling on the Minister of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw and the Cabinet of Jamaica to rethink their position on the closure of the Moneymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon and the transporting of sugar cane to the Worthy Park and Appleton factories from the parish.

JAMAICA | PNP wants Gov't to appoint a Port Authority Chairman

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 24, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) Opposition Shadow Minister of Transport and Work, Mikael Phillips, M.P., is calling on the Prime Minister, in his capacity as Minister of Economic Growth and Job Creation, to immediately appoint a Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ).

JAMAICA | PNP Parliamentarians support Opposition Leader

KINGSTON, Jamaica.Wednesday, January 2, 2019: The Parliamentary Group of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) says it is in full support of the Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Peter Phillips and his position on a meeting with the Prime Minister to discuss the States of Emergency (SOEs), and is repudiating statements from Jamaica House that the Opposition Leader is delaying the meeting with the Prime Minister until the (SOEs) have expired.
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