Tag: Prime Minister Andrew Holness

6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 30, 2016

Ready For Matthew – Gov’t Says It’s Prepared For Hurricane, Jamaicans Urged To Store Water. The Government late last night declared that it was prepared to deal with the impending passage of Matthew, which yesterday afternoon, became the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 26, 2016

Holness Declares ‘Results Soon’ In MoBay Crime Fight. Following a tour of sections of crime-ravaged St James yesterday, during which he met with the top leadership of the security forces and key…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Burke To Step Down – Robinson

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 21, 2016

Murder Madness – Jamaica Averaging 100 Homicides Monthly. Jamaica is on the verge of recording 900 murders since the start of the year, with just over three months still remaining…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Cabinet To Get Action Plan To Transform Public

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 15, 2016

TIVOLI APOLOGY – Holness To Apologise In Parliament For Deadly May 2010 Operation. The Government is to offer an apology to residents of west Kingston over the operation by the security forces in the area in May 2010, which left dozens

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 14, 2016

Green Light For New Phone Firm – Holness Rejects OCG Recommendation, Grants Cellular Licence To Holding Company. The true beneficiaries of Jamaica’s third cellular licence remain under a cloud as the Government has admitted that in doing its due diligence, it

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 12, 2016

Growth Delay – Vaz Appeals For Patience, Says Council’s Report May Be Ready Today. The Economic Growth Council (EGC) missed its August 31 deadline to submit its plans for growing the economy, but Daryl Vaz, the Government’s point man on investments,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 4, 2016

‘Rethink Coal Plan’ – Environmentalists Decry Nain Plant Proposal, Gov’t Official Also Wary. Jamaica will pay dearly in terms of the health of its people and the environment if the new owners of the Alpart bauxite facility in Nain, St Elizabeth,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 2, 2016

‘Bolt More Popular Than Pele’ – Brazilian Navy Captain Reveals Why J’cans Wooed To Train At Base. Luiz Serrano, the naval officer responsible for Jamaica’s training base in Rio de Janeiro, believes that even in Brazil, Usain Bolt is more

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 29, 2016

PM To Tackle Port Authority Pension Shocker. Prime Minister Andrew Holness will shortly be addressing flagrant breaches of the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act, whereby at least 14 senior executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica received both pension

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 27, 2016

‘If You’re Being Arrested, Dont Fight The Police’. Assistant Commissioner of Police Norman Heywood is of the view that the manner in which Jamaicans are socialised is what usually causes them to resist arrest by the police…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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