Press Releases

Release Date: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:45

Opposition Spokesman on Education and Youth Senator Kamina Johnson Smith is once again calling on the government to move quickly to deal with the issues of child abuse in the society.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:45

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, is condemning the killing of 12 year old Jamelia Johnson, whose lifeless body was on Friday, found discarded in bushes near her home in Riversdale, St. Catherine.

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Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:45

Opposition Spokesperson for Health and Healthy Lifestyles, Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte, today called on Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to either directly intervene or direct the Ministry of Labour to handle increasing worker unrest in the Health Sector given the very serious lack of confidence in Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson by stakeholders and the country in general.

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Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 10:30

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, says he is shocked and disturbed at reports of an alternation involving two policemen in St. Ann on Sunday morning, which saw one policeman killing the other and then taking his own life.

Mr. Smith says the nature of Sunday's incident is particularly disturbing and has understandably sent shock waves throughout the Constabulary.

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Monday, May 4, 2015 - 10:30

Opposition Spokespersons for Tourism and Transport, Shahine Robinson and Mike Henry are today calling on Transport and Works Minister, Dr. Omar Davis to clarify reports that the public sector run Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) plans to get involved in the tour and travel market.

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Monday, May 4, 2015 - 10:15

Opposition Spokesperson on Health and Healthy Lifestyle, Senator Malahoo Forte commenting on recent media reports revealing more details of current state of the health sector, declared the government’s management of the sector as a national disgrace.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:15

Member of Parliament for North Central Clarendon, Mr. Pearnel Charles, is raising grave concerns about the critical water shortage throughout large sections of the constituency, exposing residents to panic, fear and ill health.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 09:45

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Caretaker for St. Thomas Eastern, Delano Seiveright today read and presented gifts to the children of the First Step Pre-school & Early Childhood Institution as part of the Read Across Jamaica Day outreach activities. He was joined by Councilor for the Dalvey Division, Mr. Michael McLeod.

Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 09:30

As part of activities within her constituency for Read Across Jamaica Day, Member of Parliament for Central St. Catherine and Opposition Spokesperson on Information, Sports, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Culture, Olivia “Babsy” Grange, today visited with and read to students at the Eltham Infant School.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 13:45

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness is today claiming victory on behalf of poor and marginalized Jamaicans, many of whom rely solely on the public healthcare system, as Health Minister Fenton Ferguson announced in Parliament on Tuesday that the No User-fee Policy will be maintained.

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