JAMAICA | Holness wants Politically Motivated Crimes to be Classified as Hate Crimes

KINGSTON, August 20, 2020 -   The leaders of Jamaica's major political parties have appealed for an end to political violence, confrontation and intimidation, as they signed the political code of conduct which governs the actions of legitimate political parties in Jamaica. It stipulates eight principles – non-violence and non-intimidation, safety of private and public property, avoidance of confrontation, public utterances, freedom of access, avoidance of defacing of buildings and installation, code of ethics, and political tribalism.

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JAMAICA | PNP Refutes Holness accusation of confrontation

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, August 19, 2020: The People’s National Party (PNP) is rejecting as baseless the assertion by Prime Minister Andrew Holness that the Party is pushing a strategy of confrontation in the ongoing election campaign.  

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JAMAICA | Jamaicans vote for new government on September 3,

KINGSTON, Jamaica August 11, 2020— Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that Jamaicans will go to the polls on Thursday, September 3 to elect a new government, while Nomination Day will beTuesday, August 18.

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JAMAICA | Scott-Mottley flays Holness on Locks hairstyle in school

KINGSTON, JAMAICA: AUGUST 2, 2020: The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Justice, Senator Donna Scott-Mottley has proposed that a policy directive be issued to all schools, ahead of their reopening next month, outlining that no child should be denied access based on natural hairstyles, including locks.

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JAMAICA | Political parties, private sector sign agreement on crimefighting

KINGSTON,  Jamaica, August 4, 2020- Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader  Dr. Peter Phillips were yesterday joined by other key leaders across a wide cross section of Jamaica’s society as they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) as it related to a much anticipated national consensus on crime.

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JAMAICA | Jamaica to Recover Stronger - PM Holness

KINGSTON, AUGUST 1, 2020 - With the reopening of several sectors, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed  optimism as it relates to Jamaica’s economic recovery in the COVID 19 pandemic.

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