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JAMAICA | Robinson wants Gov't to mediate dispute with tablet supplier

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 16, 2020: Opposition spokesperson on Technology, Julian Robinson, has  renewed his call for the Government to engage in mediation with tablet device provider GeoTech, who brought in 19,000 tablets which the Government had labelled defective and not meeting their specifications.

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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 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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JAMAICA | PNP suspends large motorcade and drive-through campaigning

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, August 24, 2020: The People’s National Party (PNP) says it will be suspending all it's LARGE motorcades and drive-throughs immediately in an effort to minimize any instance of large gatherings, in light of the spread of the coronavirus within the population now affecting several communities across the island.

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JAMAICA | PNP wants gov't to remove taxes on tablets, computer devices

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, June 24, 2020: Shadow Minister of Technology, Mr. Julian Robinson, M.P., is calling on the Andrew Holness government to immediately remove the General Consumption Tax on tablets and computer devices to make them more affordable to parents ahead of the reopening of schools.

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JAMAICA | Press freedom must be safeguarded says Robinson

Kingston, Jamaica, May 13, 2020: People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Information Julian Robinson M.P. said the blocking of journalists who turned up at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) today to provide coverage of the arrival of Jamaicans who were stranded overseas is unacceptable and an unnecessary blot on Jamaica's excellent ranking on the global press freedom index.

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JAMAICA | State of Emergency announced for Eastern Kingston

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, January 26, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, today announced yet another State of Emergency for the Corporate Area. This time, a State of Public Emergency (SOE) is now in effect for the Eastern Kingston Police Division.

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