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JAMAICA | PNP Calls on Prime Minister to save JUTC

KINGSTON, JAMAICA: July 30, 2020. The People’s National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of Transport and Works, Mr Mikael Phillips, M.P., is calling for the urgent intervention by the Prime Minister to instruct an emergency rescue plan for the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), as the Auditor General’s Performance Audit Report indicates the imminent disaster and possibly closure.

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JAMAICA | PNP seeks legal advice on approval of 29 gun licences by Montague

Kingston, Jamaica, August 14, 2018: The People’s National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of National Security, Fitz Jackson, M.P., says the party has sought legal advice in relation to the 29 gun license approvals, which former National Security Minister, Robert Montague, granted after they were rejected by the established Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) mechanisms on account of adverse traces.

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JAMAICA | Former Minister challenges Prime Minister over gun licence claims

KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 16, 2018 -  Former National Security Minister Peter Bunting has challenged Prime Minister Andrew Holness to provide evidence that during his tenure he used his Ministerial powers to issue firearm licenses to persons with adverse traces after they were denied by the Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA.

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JAMAICA | PNP disturbed over Montague's decision to issue certain firearm licences

Kingston, Jamaica, August 11, 2018: Opposition Shadow Minister of National Security, Fitz Jackson, M.P., says the recent revelation that the former Minister of National Security, Robert Montague overruled the recommendations of the country’s intelligence and security authorities and granted firearm licences to persons with adverse findings is unnerving, considering the high murder rate being experienced across the island.

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JAMAICA | Holness shifts Chang to Security, Dr. Nigel Clarke new Finance Minister in Cabinet shuffle

KINGSTON, March 26, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness today made the long anticipated cabinet reshuffle, shifting Finance Minister Audley Shaw to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and replacing the embattled  Robert Montegue with Party General Secretary Dr. Horace Chang as Minister of National Security.

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