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JAMAICA | March 2 By Election Date for SE Clarendon – PNP refuse to contest

KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 5, 2020 - Consequent upon the resignation of Rudyard Spencer as Member of Parliament for Clarendon South Eastern, Prime Minister and leader of the JLP Andrew Holness has announced that a By Election to fill the vacancy in that constituency will be held on March 2, 2020, with nomination day set for the 12th of February.

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JAMAICA | Opposition urges Gov't to Table Auditor General's Report on CMU

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 16, 2020: The People’s National Party (PNP) says failure of the  Speaker of the House of Representative’s to table the Auditor General’s Special Report on the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) is a disturbing development and signals the continuation of the administration’s effort to cover up the corrupt practices within the government in general and at the institution in particular.

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JAMAICA | PNP Tells Gov't: Fix Issues Affecting Integrity Commission

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 15, 2020: The People’s National Party (PNP) says the government needs to take immediate steps to resolve the issues affecting the smooth operations and legislative mandate of the National Integrity Commission, so that outstanding corruption matters can be prosecuted, and persons brought before the court.

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JAMAICA | No Apology PNP tells Shaw! Await Auditor General's Probe

KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 7, 2019: People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Member of  Parliament for North Trerlawny  Victor Wright,  says the PNP will not apologise for any statement it made on the Rural Agriculture Development Authority (RADA) farm road programme, neither will the Party apologise for or abandon its role as Parliamentary watch dog over the use of taxpayers’ money.

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JAMAICA | Do not ignore North East US Diaspora, Hanna Tells Foreign Minister

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 10, 2019: People’s National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ms. Lisa Hanna, says despite pleas from the North East Diaspora for a review of the new Global Jamaica Diaspora Council (GJDC), the governmernt's is continuing its arrogant disregard towards the Jamaican Diaspora as it steamrolls its partisan agenda with the establishment of the new Global Jamaica Diaspora Council (GJDC).

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JAMAICA | Opposition wants divestment of FCJ Small Business Complex halted

KINGSTON, November 6, 2019 - People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Industry, Competitiveness & Global Logistics, Anthony Hylton has called on the Ministry of Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries (MICAF) and its agency, the Factories Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ), to halt the divestment of the FCJ Small Business Complex at White Marl, St. Catherine.

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JAMAICA | PNP express sadness at Elijah Cummings Passing

KINGSTON, October 17, 2019 -The People’s National Party (PNP) says it notes with sadness the passing of Chairman of the US House of Representatives Oversight Committee, ranking Congressman Elijah Cummings, and has  expressed sincere condolences to the Cummings' family, the Government, and people of  The United States.

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JAMAICA | Phillips tells new shadow cabinet: Be Prepared

Kingston, Jamaica, October 10, 2019: Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips  has urged members of the new Shadow Cabinet to use the next three months to refine and finalise their policy positions and programmes to be implemented by the next People’s National Party (PNP) administration.

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