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JAMAICA | PNP wants update on all corruption investigations says Phillips

Kingston, Jamaica. October 10, 2019. The Leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips says comments by Dr. Horace Chang, in his capacity as the Minister in charge of the government, regarding the Opposition’s call for status reports on the corruption, investigations is laced with mischief and is a fundamental misunderstanding of the role of Government in democratic societies.

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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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JAMAICA | Phillips Promise to tackle Corruption, Education and Land Reform

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 22, 2019 - Opposition Leader and President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr. Peter Phillips today outlined a number of initiatives his party plans to take should they win the next election. Primary among this is Education, Agriculture and a vow to tackle corruptionwithout ceasing until “justice is done.”

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JAMAICA | Phillips joins the fight against mining in the Cockpit Country

ALBERT TOWN, Trelawny, September 17, 2019 - Jamaica's Cockpit Country Coalition, which features environmentalists, residents, small business groups, Maroons, and members of the Rastafarian community, on Tuesday staged an anti-bauxite mining protest in front of  Gordon House, Jamaica's parliament, in an effort to convince the Government to reverse its position of allowing mining outside the so-called protected area of the Cockpit Country.

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JAMAICA | PNP to focus on reconciliation and party unity

KINGSTON, Jamaica September 11, 2019 - Jamaica’s opposition Peoples National Party is taking steps to unify the party and to focus on reconciliation, following what president Dr. Peter Phillips called “a gruelling campaign lasting 90 days.”

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JAMAICA | PNP's Dr. Peter Phillips and Peter Bunting meet to 'bury the hatchet'

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 10, 2019: Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition and President of the People’s National Party Dr Peter Phillips today met with defeated challenger Peter Bunting, in what sources say was a very amicable and positive meeting which followed a very bruising presidential contest.

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JAMAICA | Integrity Chairman Resigns; Opposition wants Parliamentary oversight of Integrity Commission

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 2, 2019: Consequent upon the resignation of chairman of the agency Justice Karl Harrison, leader of the Parliamentary Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips, is reiterating his call for the immediate establishment of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee of the Integrity Commission as mandated by the Integrity Commission Act.

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