Press Releases

Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:15

Senator Alexander Williams, the Opposition Spokesman on Land and the Environment has noted with alarm, the possible incursion by the government-owned Noranda Bauxite Company into the Cockpit Country, for the purpose of mining.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:15

Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Mr. Edmund Bartlett, is reiterating the call made during his contribution to the recently concluded Sectoral Debate in Parliament for increased collaboration and integration amongst countries in the Northern Caribbean.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:15

Opposition Spokesman on Science, ICT & Digital Society Development, Dr. Andrew Wheatley is calling on the Government to immediately convene a Joint Select Committee of Parliament to consider ICT matters.

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Friday, May 22, 2015 - 10:15

Opposition Spokesman on Local Government, Mr. Desmond McKenzie is today calling on the government to suspend the increase in Trade License fees until the public is properly notified.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 10:00

Opposition Spokesman on Industry, Investment & Commerce, Mr. Karl Samuda, is dismissing as a desperate attempt to play for time, portfolio minister, Anthony Hylton's announcement on Thursday, that a committee will report to Cabinet and make recommendations regarding the "Krauck Systems/Anchor Finance MOU" now that it has expired.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 09:45

Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Youth, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith says she is extremely concerned at news that the Student's Loan Bureau has implemented penalties for the late or partial payment of loans.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 09:30

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Mr. Derrick Smith, is condemning Wednesday night's quadruple murder in Claremont, St. Elizabeth, and the killing of a teacher of the Bustamante High School in Clarendon.

Release Date: 
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 09:30

Dr. Andrew Wheatley, Opposition Spokesman on Science, ICT & Digital Society Development has slammed portfolio Minister, Phillip Paulwell, for yet another delay in the implementation of Number Portability. Number portability was scheduled for implementation on June 1.

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Monday, June 1, 2015 - 09:30

Jamaica Labor Party Deputy Spokesperson on Finance, Fayval Williams, said that news that Moody’s Investors Services upgraded Jamaica’s international credit rating from Caa3 to Caa2 should cause Jamaicans to reflect on how low Jamaica’s credit ratings at Moody’s plunged under the current PNP Government.

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Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 09:15

Jamaica Labour Party Shadow Minister of Mining and Energy, Senator Robert Montague, is blasting the government for increasing the price of gasoline by J0.86 per litre on the same day world oil prices were reduced by US$1.54 per barrel.

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