JAMAICA | Embattled JC Hutchinson removed from Agriculture, Replaced by Leslie Campbell

KINGSTON, Jamaica July 17, 2020- Prime Minister Andrew Holness has relieved Minister JC Hutchinson from the responsibilities he held in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) and has transferred him to the Office of the Prime Minister with immediate effect. He has been replaced by Minister Leslie Campbell who has been assigned to MICAF as Minister without Portfolio.

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JAMAICA | Tablets for Teachers Programme gets Underway

KINGSTON, July 9, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, working with the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, the Ministry of Education, and the Jamaica Teachersd Association, began distributing tablets to public sector teachers from across the island under the Tablets for Teachers Programme this morning, July 9, 2020.

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JAMAICA | Did the Prime Minister Lie? Dr. Phillips Sets Record Straight !!

KINGSTON, July 9, 2020 - Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips, is concerned that his private conversations with the Prime Minister and the Governort General as Leader of the Opposition, in relation to the tenure of the Director of Public Prosecutions have become the subject of public commentary, and in a statement, has decided to set the record straight.

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JAMAICA | Nightly Islandwide Curfew Extended

KINGSTON, May 5, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced an extension of the nightly islandwide curfew for a further seven (7) days as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

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JAMAICA | Corn Piece Community in Clarendon Under Quarantine

KINGSTON, March 20, 2020 - The community of Corn Piece in the parish of Clarendon is now under quarantine for 14 days.This is the word from Prime Minister Holness as he made his presentation in the 2020/2021 Budget Debate in Parliament last night.

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