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JAMAICA | Cabinet Grants Official Funeral for Former Ministers Pringle, Nelson

KINGSTON, January 21, 2019 - Cabinet has approved official funeral services for two former Government Ministers. Former Government Minister and trade unionist Dwight Nelson was accorded an official funeral during a session of Cabinet earlier this month, while former Tourism Minister Frank Pringle has also been accorded an official funeral.

Jamaica Welcomed 4.31 Million Visitors in 2018

KINGSTON,  January 11, 2019 - Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, is reporting that Jamaica welcomed a record 4.31 million visitors in 2018; the second year in a row that Jamaica has had more than 4.3 million visitors in a single year.
  • Published in Tourism

JAMAICA | Government and Opposition teams agree on Cooperation

KINGSTON, Jamaica. January 8, 2019: Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips and their respective teams met late into last night to discuss issues of national security and crime management; and the desire to have a national consensus on these issues.

Prime Minister Hails Accompong Town Maroons

ACCOMPONG, St. Elizabeth, January 7, 2019 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has hailed the Accompong Town Maroons in St. Elizabeth, noting that their togetherness is a shining example of peace for the rest of Jamaica.

Do Black Lives Matter in Israel?

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, January 6, 2018 - The Andrew Holness led JLP administration, not unlike former Jamaica Labour Party administrations since Edward Seaga, continue to have a better than cordial relationship with the state of Israel, despite the fact that the Israelis have been hostile to Black people in general, and have displayed outright racist tendencies to black Jews, Palestinians, Africans  and all people of colour who have chosen to settle in Israel.
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