JAMAICA | Strategic Response to COVID-19 Needed for Education Sector

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 26, 2020: Shadow Minister of Education and Training, Peter Bunting, MP, is calling for the establishment of a broad-based Task Force under the National Council on Education to assess and plan for the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the Education Sector.

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JAMAICA | Neita calls for full mobilization of Disaster Agencies and Social Agencies

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 19, 2020: Opposition Shadow Minister of Local GovernmentM.P. Natalie Neita,  wants the Minister of Local Government to strategically coordinate and mobilize a COVID-19 sensitization plan to include the Parish Disaster Management Committees, the Social Development Commission and the Poor Relief Services for the over 785 communities throughout the island with emphasis on rural Jamaica.

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JAMAICA | Disgraceful use of By-Elections will not be tolerated says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 5, 2020: People's National Party (PNP) chairman Fitz Jackson says it is alarming and reprehensible that the Andrew Holness led Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) government is apparently intent on wasting more taxpayers’ money in order to settle its own internal political disputes surrounding candidate selection.

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JAMAICA | PNP warns of possible contraction in the Economy

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 1, 2020: PNP’s spokesman on Finance and Planning Mark Golding says Jamaicans need to brace for a possible contraction of the economy, based on recently released growth data and the emerging adverse global effects of the novel Coronavirus.

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JAMAICA | Vaz calls for greater support for Reggae

KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 2 2020: People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Entertainment Dwayne Vaz M.P., wants Jamaica to do more to ensure that Reggae music is properly promoted and adequately supported by private sector and government as it represents the business and lifelong investments of many ordinary Jamaicans.

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JAMAICA | Financial Transaction Rules need Right Balance says Phillips

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 30, 2020 -   Opposition Leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr. Peter Phillips, says in order to ensure that legitimate businesses in Jamaica are not compromised, Jamaica needs to find the right balance while complying with global rules governing financial transactions.

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JAMAICA | Latest Ranking Confirms Island's Corrupt Image says Opposition

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 23, 2020: The People’s National Party (PNP) says Jamaica’s four-point plunge in the most recent Transparency International corruption perception index is of serious concern and must be understood in the context of the rampant and relentless theft of public funds across several government agencies.

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