Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
yesterday at 15:51. Facebook
The National Identification System, NIDS is an important step toward transforming the society and make Jamaica a truly digital economy. Government officials have met with various stakeholders to explain our intentions. This morning I invited the Opposition to meet with me and discuss the legislation now before Parliament so that we can have consensus on this critical legislation intended to...
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The National Identification System NIDS is an important step toward transforming the
Michael Vassell
Andre Da Costa
Michael Coleman
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/26/2017 at 18:42. Facebook
Bauxite production resumed in St. Elizabeth after an eight year break with the opening last week of the JISCO plant.

Approximately 600 people have been employed. This will positively impact the communities and the country.
Michelle Nesbeth
Sylvester Witter
Bella Rose
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/26/2017 at 16:41. Facebook
Instituted in 2005, the Prime Ministerโ€™s Medal of Appreciation is given to an educator who has served for a minimum of 15 years; displayed exceptional service in the teaching profession; and has shown evidence of community involvement, innovation and creativity in service.

Award recipients are citizens of Jamaica, but in exceptional circumstances, a non-citizen may be recommended for the honour.
Instituted in 2005 the Prime Ministers Medal of Appreciation is given to
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Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/25/2017 at 21:55. Facebook
First National Service Corps Intake
Browning Browning
Debita White
Geoff Morgan
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/24/2017 at 14:40. Facebook
Currently there are 575 Jamaicans employed at JISCO ALPART, and itโ€™s projected to increase in the future.

The re-opening of the plant is a confirmation that the bauxite and alumina industry is reclaiming its significant role in job creation and sustained economic development in the country.
Currently there are 575 Jamaicans employed at JISCO ALPART and its projected
Marsha Clarks Hutson
Sylvester Witter
Uno Miname Aready
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/23/2017 at 17:27. Facebook
On Wednesday (June 21), I attended the official re-opening of ALPART alumina plant, in Nain St Elizabeth under the new ownership of Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO).

We are cognisant that the public sector must be more efficient and aligned with the economic growth agenda, and that their job is to provide a streamlined regulatory environment that supports the private sector. Once this...
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On Wednesday June 21 I attended the official reopening of ALPART alumina
Anne Cooks
Basil Fernandez
Kevin Gayle
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/22/2017 at 20:55. Facebook
One telephone call from Prime Minister Andrew Holness shortly after midday yesterday may have ended the most painful economic period for residents of Nain, St Elizabeth, as smoke billowed again from the town's bauxite/alumina plant for the fist time in almost eight years.

The smoke transmitted the news that the 48-year-old Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) bauxite refinery was back in...
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One telephone call from Prime Minister Andrew Holness shortly after midday yesterday
Anne Cooks
Mark Plunkett
Calvin Watson
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/22/2017 at 18:07. Facebook
The Government of Jamaica is promoting the restructuring of student loans as part of increasing access and options to fund tertiary education.

In order to make important resources available, there must be a shift from funding Institutions to placing funding at the level where students will have the ability to secure loans to fund their own education.

My administration is committed to...
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The Government of Jamaica is promoting the restructuring of student loans as
Richard Smith
Isabella Ava
Sandra Latty
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/22/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
The National Identification System is the Gateway to a Digital Economy for Jamaica.
The National Identification System is the Gateway to a Digital Economy for Jamaica
Marcia Nain
Stevor Reid
Sophia Mignott
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/22/2017 at 00:19. Facebook
The Prime Minister's Medal of Appreciation for Service to Education Ceremony
Mcdermott Shirley
Carmen Mclean
Simone Warren
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/22/2017 at 00:16. Facebook
The Ministry of Health is informing the public that currently there has been no confirmed case of cholera in Jamaica. The last known case occurred 150 years ago. Since the reintroduction of cholera in the region in 2010, the Ministry of Health has heightened its surveillance of the disease. The Ministry also continues to bolster its health services to identify suspected cases of cholera and...
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Lorna Williams
Romaine Clouds
Barbara Johnson
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/22/2017 at 00:16. Facebook
The Prime Minister's Medal of Appreciation for Service to Education Ceremony
Damian Dawson
Janice Williams Nice
Odane Wilson
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/22/2017 at 00:06. Facebook
The Prime Minister's Medal of Appreciation for Service to Education
Sylvester Witter
Judah Lion
Adrian Blake
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/21/2017 at 18:38. Facebook
The Government says the proposed National Identification System (NIDS) is poised to secure the future growth of Jamaica. The NIDS is to provide every Jamaican citizen with a single source of trusted identification and begin the countryโ€™s push toward e-Governance.

It is expected to replace all forms of identification with a single identification card and number, allowing the Jamaican citizen...
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The Government says the proposed National Identification System NIDS is poised to
Shellian Onfroy
Kim Reid
Kissy Chin
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/21/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
I commend the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) for its work in promoting teritary level education.

NCU has made significant achievements particularly in international competitions where the innovative and world class students compete with the best of the best universities across the world. NCU's presence in the education sector has added value to the options available to our people...
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I commend the Northern Caribbean University NCU for its work in promoting
Czedale Smallwood
Sashine Hewitt Jemieson
Dacia M. South
Andrew Holness
Andrew Holness
06/21/2017 at 14:06. Facebook
National Identification System Press Conference
Phylis Sutherland
Celestino Ferguson
Olivia Porteous
Ministry of Health has Not Confirmed a Case of cholera in Jamaica

The Ministry of Health is informing the public that currently there has been no confirmed case of cholera in Jamaica. The last known case of cholera in Jamaica occurred 150 years ago.

On June 9, 2017, the Ministry was notified of a patient presenting with abdominal pain and fever. Routine investigations identified a bacteria...
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Ministry of Health has Not Confirmed a Case of cholera in Jamaica
Melissa Simone Bent
Mathews Simone
Tiana Brown
Nominations are now being accepted for the Prime Minister's National Youth Awards for Excellence. The Prime Ministerโ€™s National Youth Awards for Excellence (PM Awards) was introduced in 1998 to recognise young Jamaicans who have excelled and contributed to national development.

Apply here: [ Youthjamaica.com Link ]
Nominations are now being accepted for the Prime Ministers National Youth Awards
Judah Lion
Judah Lion
Nathalee Morgan
Hundreds turned out this morning to sign up for the HOPE programme. This is the Government's flagship apprenticeship programme. #GivingHOPEtoYoungPeople
Hundreds turned out this morning to sign up for the HOPE programme
Jennifer Phillips-Johnson
Angela Brown
Christine Biggs
The Government of Jamaica has commissioned an Enterprise Team to examine options for waste disposal. If we can shape the minds of this generation to change the ways they dispose and reuse garbage, then we will then see a societal change that will create a better future.
Verona Walcott
Andrew Scott
Cakes Stanley