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JAMAICA | Country wants effective action on crime says Fitz Jackson

Kingston, Jamaica. November 23, 2020. The PNP Shadow Minister of National Security Mr Fitz Jackson, is calling on the Minister of National Security, Dr.  Horace Chang, to take urgent action to stop the spike in murders and to prioritise the deteriorating crime and public security environment which has prevailed in Jamaica for several months.

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JAMAICA | PNP wants Gov't to rescind mining permit in Dry Harbour Mountains

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, November 11, 2020: The Opposition People’s National Party Spokesperson on Land and Housing - Senator Sophia Frazer-Binns; says Government must rescind the Ministerial order which overrides the decision of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) not to grant mining/ quarrying permission in Dry Harbour Mountain in Discovery Bay, St. Ann. 

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JAMAICA | PNP Parliamentarians want Committee Chairs Reinstated

KINGSTON, JAMAICA. OCTOBER 6, 2020. The Parliamentary Caucus of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is reiterating its call for the immediate reinstatement of the Opposition’s chairmanship of all Sessional Committees of the House of Representatives.

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JAMAICA | PNP agrees with the delay in face to face learning when schools reopen

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, September 23, 2020: Shadow Minister of Education and Training, Dr Ángela Brown Burke, M.P., syas she is in agreement with the concerns raised by teachers and principals that the risk remains too high for face-to-face learning because the coronavirus pandemic spread appears out of control.

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JAMAICA | Opposition wants Gov't to remove GCT from computers and tablets

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, September 23, 2020: Shadow Minister of Science and Technology, Julian Robinson, M.P., is renewing a call he first made in June, during his Sectoral Debate presentation for the government to remove GCT on tablets and computer devices to make them more affordable for students.

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JAMAICA | PNP pleased with Supreme Court ruling on SOE detentions

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, September 21, 2020: Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate, Senator Donna Scott-Mottley, says it is not too late for the government to change course and craft a new way forward in its crime-fighting strategy, in light of the judgment by the Supreme Court that the detention of persons under the State of Emergency (SOE) is unlawful. 

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JAMAICA | PNP President meets with General Election Candidates

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, September 20, 2020: The President of the People’s National Party, Dr. Peter Phillips and other members of the Party’s leadership met with the Party’s candidates in the recent general elections today at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies. 

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